• Starting a Nonprofit

  • 10 Proven Steps to Creating Your First Successful Nonprofit Organization
  • By: Jerry Kershen
  • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-07-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Jerry Kershen
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (98 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Are you looking to make a difference?

Do you want to start your own nonprofit organization?

Are you unsure of the necessary steps to take toward achieving your goal?

This audiobook makes starting a nonprofit organization easy.

In this book, you will learn:

  • How to write both vision and mission statements for a nonprofit organization
  • How to quickly and effectively choose your nonprofit organization type
  • How to name your nonprofit to make sure that it starts off right
  • How to quickly and effectively choose your board of directors to run your organization
  • How to create accurate articles of incorporation in the right format
  • How to write a thorough and proper Conflict of Interest policy
  • How to create an engaging website to help launch your organization
  • How to craft the bylaws correctly to run your nonprofit organization smoothly
  • How to prepare your budget in order to make your nonprofit successful
  • How to file your IRS Form 1023 to make sure you stay out of trouble
  • And much more!

Start listening, and save yourself the headache and hours of research.

©2015 Jerry Kershen (P)2015 Jerry Kershen

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Incredibly helpful and answered a lot of my questions on how to get started! A great book for the beginner! This book has so much information that is super practical and formatted so that it is easy to understand. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is starting a nonprofit. It has many great tools

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great book for beginners

Great book. Gives very pertinent information. Walks you through all the steps and gives suggestions

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The quickest most impactful book ever

This book provided a wealth of information. I never would have guessed that book I finished in two hours would give me information to impact people's lives many many years from now.

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dry voice but great content

very good infirmation. Definitely useful source material. this book helped me with starting my nonprofit so no complaints...just not a fan of the monotone voice. lol

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more material would be helpful, but a good start to learn about initial steps to start a nonprofit

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nice book

Just what I was looking for. Something simple you can understand. So simple, you gain certainty you can start a non profit and survive. Thank you!

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buy this book

This book is so, so good. I'm in the process of founding a nonprofit arts center, and was floundering around on how to get started until I read this book. All of a sudden, the path to getting going was clear and I've made a lot of progress. If you're starting a nonprofit, I would definitely this have book; it's a great primer.

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good for someone starting non profit!

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This is a must have if you are thinking of starting a non-profit, this will give you more knowledge and ideas what to do! highly recommended.

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amazing

Very complete and detailed. Easy to have and understand. Everything to startup nonprofit needs to know. This book will help you see what you are getting into if you want to start a non profit.

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Interesting book....

This book is a good introduction, but I kind of feel at a lost as far as the next step. This is such a very well-written and easy to read book. Recommended!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-09-18

Good Overview

Excellent reference book for grants and contract specialist! It's billed as an overview, I agree. I would recommend it for any new Board members or staff in the non profit sector.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-09-18

Excellent resource for anyone

The book is immensely useful and now has me thinking about ways of practically helping people via a legally formed non-profit.It goes into surprising detail.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-07-18

Awesome

The book is one of the best guide to learn about starting nonprofit. It is a step by step guide though simple it is very comprehensive. I don't think it is the best book on the subject by a long shot.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-07-18

Very useful information

Learned a lot. It's still an idea for me, not a plan yet, but it inspired me. This is an outstanding concise book on how to start a nonprofit organization.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-06-18

This is a very useful book

This book is informative about the laws and ethics individuals interested in starting or running a nonprofit need to know.Great book covering the legal aspects of non-profits.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-06-18

Great strategies you can

Go for this if you have been struggling to raise money for your business / organization.These tips will give you a big head start! Easy to follow instructions on how to run a successful fundraiser. Very well done.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-06-18

Good motivation to start my own

It's written in a conversational tone, and it walks through building a nonprofit, breaking the process down into less daunting tasks. It goes into surprising detail.This book can help anyone else who is in the same position.

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  • hannah bile
  • 09-05-18

Outstanding Ground laying book

Fundraising is a necessity for most entrepreneurs at one point or another and Author does a great job sharing different ideas to make this process easier. I feel the knowledge I gained from this book will give me an edge because now I know more about the approach.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-04-18

I would recommend it for anyone

Have been interested in starting an advocacy organization.This is a very useful book for law novices who are considering starting a not-for-profit organization. The examples are pretty entertaining.

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  • emily
  • 08-20-18

provides useful informations for beginners

This book has a lot of useful information if you are looking to start your own non profit and some of the information will be good if you are planning to run a for profit business as well. I learned so much and the book was worth a million bucks to our non-profit.It walked you through the steps involved, and had helpful tips on more in depth issues.