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Startup & Dissolution



The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout


Beth Kanter, Aliza Sherman, and Michele Dilworth discuss self-care in the nonprofit sector.



Online Classes


Before You Seek a Grant Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Learn to employ a step-by-step checklist approach to assess your new nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.

Establishing a Nonprofit Organization Tutorial

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn how to establish a nonprofit organization, task by task. This version is text only, but it has links to other formats.

Introduction to Finding Grants Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Introduction to Finding Grants Online

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

Getting Started with Government Grants (2-part Webinar Series)

Recorded Webinar  |  $80.00

Learn what you need to know about government funding before you apply, and hear an expert grant reviewer’s advice on what government agencies are looking for in your proposal.

Live Chat


What Should Be In Your Nonprofit’s Business Plan?

Aug 29, 2011  

Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.

Nonprofit, For-Profit, L3C, B Corp...How to Choose?

Aug 24, 2011  

This Q&A explores how to choose among nonprofit, for-profit, L3C, or B corporation status to achieve a charitable mission and features Marc Lane (Marc J. Lane Wealth Group) and Ben Wirz (John S. and James L. Knight Foundation).

Pro Bono Q&A: Reasons NOT to Start a Nonprofit

May 23, 2011  

Attorneys Rachel Epps Spears and Robyn Miller of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta discuss why some motives are not suitable for starting a nonprofit and suggest alternatives.

Training Events


Special Program: Fiscal Sponsorship for Emerging Nonprofits

Jan 17, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
New York, New York | In-person

Learn how fiscal sponsorship can act as a useful legal framework for newly established organizations.


Strategic Partnerships for Nonprofits Workshop

Jan 25, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

This workshop will provide leaders an opportunity to learn about the various types of partnerships and their implications, learn a successful process for selecting and implementing the appropriate type of partnership and determining the appropriate partner, and discuss the challenges, best practices and lessons learned associated with developing or implementing non-profit partnerships- from consultants and legal counsel, leaders who completed major partnerships, and funders.


How to Start a Nonprofit

Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Decatur, Georgia | In-person

Special Program: Nonprofit Incorporation & Tax Exemption

Feb 14, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
New York, New York | In-person

Learn the essentials of launching a nonprofit and acquiring tax-exempt status.


Nonprofit Startup Resources by State

Find state-specific resources for starting a nonprofit, such as checklists, nonprofit associations, legal support, government agencies, and technical assistance providers.