In this workshop participants will receive a basic overview of the steps for starting a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Participants will also receive practical information about the mission statement, board of directors, bylaws, conflict of interest and funding expectations.
You will learn:
- to define a 501c3 nonprofit
- alternatives to starting a 501c3 nonprofit
- the federal and state requirements for starting a 501c3 nonprofit
Past participants rate the workshop highly:
"Very helpful and useful and answered my questions about the most common mistakes that people make."
"Fabulous! Offered a clear plan of action and cleared up all of the confusion I had prior to the class caused by so many different people offering advice."
Instructor: Jim Moody, Program Manager, Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership
Jim Moody is the newest member of the Edyth Bush Institute staff, serving as a Program Manager responsible for custom training and education. This includes working with new and existing clients to coordinate specialized instruction in the nonprofit specialty areas of board governance, fundraising, leadership, volunteer management and more.
Jim has 10 years of senior level management experience in nonprofit management, both in Florida and New York. His professional areas of expertise include operations, board development, fundraising, and leading turnaround / start-up organizations. Jim graduated from Northeastern Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Theology. He also has two Bachelor of Science Degrees; in Administrative Management and Community Leadership & Development. He is also a graduate of Cornell University’s Leadership Institute for Non-Profit Executives.
Jim served for 6 years on a public school Board of Education and with the New York Department of Education, State Rehabilitation Council. When not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his family and church, reading, and watching baseball.