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Stop looking around for someone to save your community. You are the hero they need. Whether you want to improve literacy, stop animal cruelty, or feed the hungry, a nonprofit is an effective channel to make a significant impact. If you have plenty of ideas for how you can help your cause, but have zero idea about starting a nonprofit, then look no further. In this guide, you’ll find all you need to establish and operate a nonprofit, while avoiding the common pitfalls that new startups encounter. 

In How to Start a 501(C)(3) Nonprofit, here is just a fraction of what you will discover:   

  • The one crucial question you should be able to answer before starting a nonprofit  
  • How to officially register your company as a nonprofit - from choosing a name to filing for tax-exemption  
  • Why you should still conduct an independent audit, even if you’re not required to  
  • The money-making activities that might put you at risk of losing your tax-exempt status  
  • How to expand your reach and multiply your impact without having to spend more money  
  • Creative fundraising ideas that don't require an army of volunteers  
  • Why you shouldn’t be seeking out rich people for donations, and who you should target instead  
  • Five charitable alternatives to starting a nonprofit that are just as impactful - and a lot less stressful  
  • Foolproof templates for every aspect of your nonprofit operation - from fundraising letters to grant proposals 
  • And much more

The satisfaction from knowing that you’re working towards something good for the world will outweigh any hardship you’ll encounter. When you’re doing your life’s purpose, the rewards are immeasurable. Discover how you can make a bigger difference in your community.

©2021 Muze Publishing (P)2021 Muze Publishing

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Well worth the money.

The book is full of suggestions, references and recommendations based on experience and research. I loved it so much, I

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Very useful book!!

They get right to the point and have concrete examples. Will definitely listen the other sections when the time comes.

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I found the chapter on nonprofit law and the section on fundraising to be super useful so far.

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Established nonprofits

It is concisely explained and immediately helpful for our startup nonprofit, but I would think it also useful for established nonprofits as well who find themselves so caught up in daily operations that they have forgotten important basics.

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Solid information

This book is organized well and allows readers to effectively benefit from starting at any point in the book depending on your most pressing need for information. Solid information for new or established nonprofits !!

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Nice

This one is just as good as the last. Lots of useful information on starting a nonprofit.

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It really is a step by step guide

It really is a step by step guide of how you can have a non profit business. It shows everything from what you have to fill out to small things you have to take care off as well.

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Grow and Run Your Own Non Profit

I really want to open up my own non profit business and this book made me super confident that I can do it.

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Nice Book .

That makes it so easy to budget before you begin! The sample polices and articles of incorporation in the back were also quite helpful.

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great book

great book lots of practical experienced included. i had a hard time putting it down,

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  • 11-19-21

501(C)(3) Nonprofit

Glad I got it listen to it several times and will again several times. charities to using crowdfunding successfully.

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  • Robyn C. Stokes
  • 11-19-21

That's pretty nice !!

I will listen to it more in the future and reference it when I need more inspiration and ideas for sure!!

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  • Tammy W. Brown
  • 11-19-21

Great book.

Great book. I've learned so much from it. It really has all the basics if managing your own non-profit.

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  • Maxwell burn
  • 11-19-21

Great book!

There are a large number of useful tools and do's and don't with incredible resources for further expiration at the end of each chapter. Great book!

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  • Jake Smith
  • 11-19-21

well-organized.

The book is very comprehensive with input from well-known and experienced professionals from the field. The layout for each chapter is well-organized.

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  • Sui Kelly
  • 11-18-21

this is a good book for very small nonprofits

Overall, this is a good book for very small nonprofits, It is well-organized and covers the spectrum of concerns in an easy-to-listen manner.

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  • Evan Joel
  • 11-18-21

I highly recommend this book

I highly recommend this book for encouragement, ideas, and hopes that your Board works at its best level.

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  • Linda will smith
  • 11-18-21

Wonderful Audio book !!

Used this book to enhance my knowledge of fundraising. This book helped focus my thinking, but sadly more on what we need than on how I can help do it.

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  • Lilo
  • 11-18-21

Lots of great visual opportunities

Lots of great visual opportunities and links for ideas starting a non-profit. Highly recommended this audio book !!

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  • Clark seller
  • 11-18-21

lots of valuable tips

Seems to be more for a very large non-profit type of organization. I listened to this as an audio book and found the information so helpful that I ordered a printed copy. lots of valuable tips for helping raise funds as a nonprofit !!