Nonprofit Kit for Dummies

Nonprofit Kit for Dummies

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The Nonprofit Kit For Dummies is the only comprehensive guide of its kind at a reasonable. This is a nuts-and-bolts guide for real people - nonprofessional managers and volunteers who hope to start a nonprofit but don't know where to begin or who already run one but are struggling with a multitude of decisions and tasks - real-life issues like staffing, budgeting, fundraising, tax reports, and facilities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 185.4 x 226.1 x 22.9mm | 567g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 076455347X
  • 9780764553479

Table of contents

Introduction; PART I: Getting Started with Nonprofits; Chapter 1: Tuning In to the World of Nonprofit Organizations; Chapter 2: Deciding to Start a Nonprofit; Chapter 3: Writing Your Mission Statement; Chapter 4: Incorporating and Applying for Tax Exemption; Chapter 5: Safeguarding Your Nonprofit Status; PART II: Managing a Nonprofit Organization; Chapter 6: Building Your Board of Directors; Chapter 7: Getting the Work Done with Paid Staff; Chapter 8: Getting the Work Done with Volunteers; Chapter 9: Planning: Why and How Nonprofits Make Plans; Chapter 10: Showing the Money: Budgets and Financial Reports; Chapter 11: Creating a Home for Your Nonprofit and Insuring It; Chapter 12: Finding Outside Help When You Need It; PART III: Raising Money and Visibility; Chapter 13: Crafting a Fundraising Plan; Chapter 14: Raising Money from Individuals; Chapter 15: Making the Most of Special Events; Chapter 16: Finding the Grant-Givers; Chapter 17: Writing a Grant Proposal; Chapter 18: Capital Campaigns: Finding Funds to Create a Home Base; Chapter 19: Marketing: Spreading the Word about Your Good Work; PART IV: The Part of Tens; Chapter 20: Ten Myths about Nonprofit Organizations; Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Raising Money; PART V: Appendixes; Appendix A: Nonprofit Resources; Appendix B: Glossary of Nonprofit Terms; Appendix C: About the CD; Index; Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement; Installation Instructions; Book Registration Information
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About Stan Hutton

Stan Hutton runs's guide to nonprofit organizations and is a program consultant for the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation. Frances Phillips teaches grantwriting at San Francisco State University.
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