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From passion to execution : how to start and grow an effective non-profit organization

Author: Lyn Scott, (Chief financial officer)
Publisher: Australia ; Boston, MA : Course Technology/Cengage Learning, ©2013.
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"This book includes specific how-to steps to start a nonprofit organization with a focus on long term sustainability. The author shows you how to set the ground work, from exploring your personal passion and effectively articulating a mission statement to building a solid board. You also learn how to communicate vision, design programs, ignite volunteers, assemble the right business team, craft a strategic plan,  Read more...
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Scott, Lyn.
From passion to execution.
Australia ; Boston, MA : Course Technology Cengage Learning, c2013
(DLC) 2012930795
(OCoLC)796009052
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Scott, (Chief financial officer)
ISBN: 9781435460133 1435460138
OCLC Number: 793346597
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. Part I: CATCH THE VISION. 1. Passion and Purpose: Gifts of Non-Profit Organizations. 2. Doing Your Homework--Testing Your Ideas. 3. Five Key Ingredients for Starting a Successful Non-Profit Organization. Part II: BUILDING THE FOUNDATION. 4. Assembling Your Board. 5. Applying for Incorporation. 6. What's the Big Deal about Bylaws? 7. A Closer Look at Board Governance. 8. Nurturing a Giving Board. Part III: GETTING AND STAYING LEGAL. 9. The Ins and Outs of 501(c)(3) Status. 10. Dealing with Insurance and Liabilities. 11. Background Checks, Schedules, and Salaries. 12. Keeping the Books for Your Non-Profit Organization. 13. What Kind of Reporting Do You Need? 14. Here Come the Auditors. Part IV: THE PEOPLE PART OF PASSION. 15. Communications. 16. Hiring: Finding the Right Fit for the Job. 17. Building and Managing a Volunteer Corps. 18. Knowing When to Partner. 19. Planning, Managing, and Assessing Your Programs. Part V: SUSTAINING YOUR WORK. 20. Raising Funds for Your Organization. 21. Building Your Audience through Newsletters and More. 22. Crowd Appeal: Special Events. 23. Social Media and Your Viral Message. 24. Troubleshooting Everything, Making Adjustments, and Preparing for the Future. Appendix. Templates to Get You Started.
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Transform your vision and passion into positive change as you learn how to effectively start, grow and lead a nonprofit organization. This practical guide weaves real examples and insights, based on  Read more...

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