Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide (Paperback)

A Practical Guide

By Peri Pakroo

NOLO, 9781413320886, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 16, 2015



Start a nonprofit and keep it running with this practical guide During hard economic times, nonprofits are more important than ever. Here, learn how to create and nurture a nonprofit that will serve your vital mission, whether supporting the arts, rescuing a school library, protecting the environment, or making a difference in another important way. With practical advice, legal information, tips and step-by-step instructions, this essential guide will help you get your nonprofit up and running and keep it going Starting & Building a Nonprofit explains how to:
  • develop a strategic plan and budget
  • recruit and manage board members, employees and volunteers
  • market your organization to your target audience
  • raise money online through crowdfunding and other sites
  • build a website and use social media and networking sites
  • adopt policies that are legally sound
  • and much more.
Whether you are dreaming of starting a nonprofit or are already in the trenches, Starting & Building a Nonprofit will help your organization make a real difference in the world. The sixth edition includes information on using technology to manage your nonprofit's finances and operations.

Are you a California resident? Check out How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California.