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Duke Nonprofit: How to Start a Nonprofit

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How to Start a Nonprofit will explore the following topics:

  • What is a nonprofit and why should you want to create one
  • The ups and downs of nonprofits
  • How to organize a board of directors
  • The responsibilities of the board and why it should consist of a cross-section of the community
  • How to incorporate your nonprofit
  • How to apply for an Employer ID Number (EIN)
  • The importance of the organization's by-laws, mission statement and vision statement.

Nonprofit consultant Melissa Leroy will offer an introduction to Form 1023, the 501(c)(3) application, and a general understanding of the application.

Click here to register.
Class ID: 0102-007

$120 registration fee
$10 materials fee

This course counts as a Key Elective under Planning and Evaluation if completing the certificate program.

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