Board of Directors: What they do and their responsibilities

Have you ever wondered what the board of directors for a nonprofit is supposed to be doing? What are their roles and responsibilities? How do I know if my board is functioning properly? The first step to having a functioning board of directors is to make sure all your board members know their roles and […]

Nonprofits: 3 Different types and examples

When starting a nonprofit, you need to do your research. More specifically, you should find out what types of organizations there are, how they operate, market themselves, and of course their area of focus. There are so many different types of organizations that some are bound to crossover with what, and how they do things. […]

Newsletters: How-to create one and their benefits

Sending an email newsletter can seem like a chore sometimes. Coming up with content can sometimes feel like a neverending to-do list. The questions of what purpose does it serve, and the even bigger question of who even reads it might be plaguing your mind. Rest easy knowing that all that hard work will pay […]

4 Mistakes Nonprofits Make in the Beginning

Overview Launching too early Not being vocal (loud enough) Not dedicating enough time Not creating relationships Launching your Nonprofit too Early You’ve incorporated your nonprofit, received your 501(c)3 status and are ready to start helping people! Well, take a step back a moment. Just because you have the items that make you official doesn’t mean […]

Best Ways to Start Getting Donations

Overview Family and Friends Businesses Google Ad Grants Amazon Smile Getting Your First Donation – Family and Friends When you’re just starting out and getting your nonprofit off the ground, the best source to get your first donations is from family and friends. One of the best ways is to use your nonprofits Facebook and […]

Getting Your Nonprofit Off The Ground

Overview Prerequisites before promoting your nonprofit. Getting your website up and running. Creating your social media. Public Relations and Marketing. Establishing Your Nonprofit In case you didn’t read it, go back and read our article on How To Start a Nonprofit. You may be tempted prematurely to start marketing and gaining followers and donors for […]

Starting a Non-Profit!

Congratulations! You have decided to start a non-profit. You are probably wondering what the steps are. Don’t worry, we got you covered! Below are the basic steps to starting a non-profit: Decide on your mission and choose a name (make sure it represents your mission). File Articles of Incorporation (establishes the existence of corporation in […]

Is a Non-Profit Right For You?

2020 has been filled with events from every angle. Millions have lost jobs and are in need of help due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students (K-12) do not have the necessary equipment to do school remotely, and political activists have taken to the streets for change. Honestly, there are too many to count. All these […]