Over the years I have received a lot of questions about the nonprofit sector from people wanting to start their own nonprofit organizations as well as from people who are completely unfamiliar with everything to do with nonprofit organizations. I decided to make this course to answer a lot of the questions that I have
Sometimes nonprofit organizations know that they want an endowment fund, but they aren’t sure how to use the endowment fund to their benefit. What are they ways that a nonprofit organization can benefit from having an endowment fund? Benefits of Having an Endowment Fund Number 1 First off, an endowment fund creates a continual source
Endowment funds are incredible assets for any and every nonprofit organization. In this article I will be discussing what an endowment fund is and what benefits there are to having an endowment fund. What is an Endowment fund? An endowment fund is an investment fund set aside for a nonprofit organization as a savings account.
According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the United States alone. Additional, countless NGOs are located around the world. Within the Nonprofit Sector there are organizations fighting for almost every cause: Hundreds of nonprofits are working to provide clean water for communities around the
It is a big decision to start a nonprofit organization. Should I start a new nonprofit organization? Should I join another nonprofit organization? In the past, I have wanted to start my own nonprofit organization multiple times. I have had some ideas that I thought would be a great way to serve others around the
You are interested in starting a nonprofit organization. You have a million-dollar idea and you are already planning your first fundraising event. But wait. When can you legally receive donations and contributions to your organization? Do you have to wait until you have filed your 1023 form and received your 501(C)(3) documentation?
The Shadows of Your Darkness Can Bring out the Light in Others Be About Change is a nonprofit organization that promotes expression through writing and provides higher education scholarships for low-income students. The idea for the organization has been unconsciously developing in my mind my entire life, and it is simply a manifestation of the
Have you ever wondered who owns a nonprofit organization? OR Are you looking to start a nonprofit organization? Are you wanting to personally own and manage it yourself?
Over the years I have surrounded myself with inspirational books about inspirational people. I love reading, and more than that, I love finishing a book that makes me want to start something or help someone. I recently reread Start Something that Matters by Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS. If you haven’t read this book,
The Board of Directors is the governing body of a nonprofit organization. It is so important to get the right people on the board in the first place, so the organization can run smoothly and effectively, so today I want to help you as you go through the process of recruiting a board of directors.
Do you have a great idea for a nonprofit, charitable organization? Do you want to start a nonprofit organization but don’t know exactly what you need to do? If this is you, below is a checklist of steps to form your nonprofit organization. However, keep in mind that your requirements might vary from this list,