Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide

Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide

by Peri Pakroo J.D.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413323573
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 03/27/2017
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 483,077
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peri Pakroo ( is a business author and coach, specializing in creative and smart strategies for self-employment and small business. She has started, participated in, and consulted with start-up businesses for more than 20 years. She is the founder, publisher, and editor of Pyragraph (, an online career magazine for artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers, writers, and other creative workers worldwide. Peri received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law. She is the author of The Women's Small Business Start-Up Kit, The Small Business Start-Up Kit (national and California editions) and Starting & Building a Nonprofit (all from Nolo) and has been featured in numerous national publications including Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Investor's Business Daily, and BusinessWeek.

Table of Contents

Your Nonprofit Start-Up Companion

1. Naming and Structuring Your Nonprofit

2. Developing Your Strategic Plan

3. Developing Your Initial Budget

4. Your Board of Directors

5. Your Workforce: Staff and Volunteers

6. Fundraising

7. Risk Management and Insurance

8. Understanding Contracts and Agreements

9. Marketing Your Nonprofit

10. Publishing Informational Materials

11. Spreading the Word Online About Your Nonprofit

12. Managing Your Finances

13. Getting Professional Help


A How to Use the forms

B State Charitable Solicitation Registration Offices

C Checklists, Forms, and Budget


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Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Took away a few tips not many. Not the book I was looking for.