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How to Start A Nonprofit (Webinar)

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Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit?

Running an informal program, club or other activity and ready to take it to the next level as a formal nonprofit?

Have you started a nonprofit "on paper" but still want to learn best-practices in nonprofit startup?

If so, then this information packed workshop is for you! Join Michelle Nusum-Smith, owner and Principal Consultant at The Word Woman LLC, to learn:

  • what should be done before "the paperwork"
  • who you need on your team…because you cannot do it alone
  • the state and federal government agencies you will need to file paper with
  • the difference between nonprofit, tax-exempt, and 501(c)(3)...they are not the same
  • how to engage volunteers in developing the organization
  • how to select the founding board members
  • how obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • how to plan your organization's first year,
  • and more.

Michelle will also discuss the other options you have to “do good” if you determine the nonprofit model isn’t for you.

Instructor Profile: Michelle Nusum-Smith, a licensed nonprofit consultant, coach and trainer, is owner and principal consultant at The Word Woman LLC, a consultancy that helps nonprofits, government agencies, and individuals to develop the skills, knowledge and resources to achieve their missions to do good. With nearly 20 years of nonprofit experience, Michelle has expertise in organizational development and leadership, board development, program development, financial management, fundraising, marketing, and community relations. She has extensive facilitation experience, including public and private workshops, trainings and retreats. Michelle is licensed to offer consulting services for the Maryland Nonprofit’s Standards for Excellence® program. She has the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about and implementing the Standards for Excellence code. A graduate of the Honors Program at Coppin State University where she earned a BS in Management Science with a minor in Marketing, Michelle is a member of the Grants Professionals Association, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Maryland Nonprofits. .

Cancellation Policy While The Word Woman LLC strives to ensure there are no disruptions in our workshop dates there may be occasion where issues arise that are out of our control. As a result we are committed to re-scheduling the program as soon as possible and providing options to participants.

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Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? info@thewordwomanllc.com or 240-215-4984

Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes. You may edit the participicipant information by signing back into Evenbrite up to 24 hours before the live event.

What is the refund policy? All payments are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, a recording of the webinar will be provided to all registered persons.

What if my refund requests is due to technical issues? If a technical failure at your home or workplace prevents access to the live webinar, you will not be given a refund. It is your responsibility to confirm system requirements and test your computer prior to the start of the webinar. However, if a technical failure is the fault of the service provider and the webinar is cancelled, a full refund will be provided.

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