Starting a Nonprofit
Nonprofits in small towns play by a little different rules. While a tighter-knit community and lower cost of living usually work to a their benefit, they often have to be more creative to overcome limitations.
Many nonprofits start out on a wing and a prayer but without a legit business plan. Just because an organization is labeled a “nonprofit,” that doesn’t exempt it from operating like a business
Today marks the one year anniversary of the launch of my own social venture. Here’s a completely candid accounting of where that journey has taken me. Saddle up, because it’s a wild ride full of the ups and downs that you would expect with the launch of any venture.
As much as I’d love to tell you the money will just take care of itself, that’s a pipe dream—you need to have a solid financial plan from the get-go.
Get a solid volunteer plan in place right away. If you have a good idea, community members will be willing to help out not just financially, but also with sweat equity.
Marketing is an essential part of building your brand. Your marketing strategy communicates what your mission is and how you want to impact the world.