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The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Nonprofit: All you need to establish, manage, and maintain a successful nonprofit business
     

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Nonprofit: All you need to establish, manage, and maintain a successful nonprofit business

by Jim Goettler
 

A successful nonprofit organization needs more than a good idea and enthusiastic volunteers. It needs careful planning, realistic goals, and sustainable financing. With The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Nonprofit with CD, nonprofit advisor Jim Goettler walks you through each step of the process. Learn how to take an idea from a grassroots group

Overview

A successful nonprofit organization needs more than a good idea and enthusiastic volunteers. It needs careful planning, realistic goals, and sustainable financing. With The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Nonprofit with CD, nonprofit advisor Jim Goettler walks you through each step of the process. Learn how to take an idea from a grassroots group to a federally recognized nonprofit organization. This book features information on:

  • The differences and similarities between organizations and corporations
  • Forming the initial board of directors and filing incorporation documents
  • Attracting the best volunteers and staff members
  • Using publicity and community outreach to raise money
  • Turning a for-profit organization into a nonprofit one
A bonus CD includes sample documents needed for any new nonprofit: articles of incorporation, bylaws, budgets, and IRS nonprofit status applications and instructions. With these tools, you'll be able to turn your dreams and passions into a thriving nonprofit organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440500152
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
05/18/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Jim Goettler is a nonprofit consultant, community organizer, and national political activist. For more than twenty years, he has advised a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, ranging from local arts organizations to major music and art festivals to long-term care facilities. He is a former board member for several nonprofits, including Seattle Events, the Washington State Alternative Artisans Guild, Reclaim the Media, and the Northwest Community Partnership, as well as a past president of the board of the Seattle Folklore Society.

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