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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Course Code: 7105AQ

Dates: January 27, 2022

Meets: One Thu., 6:30-9PM 01/27 (MT)

Location: Colorado Free University in Lowry.

Non-Member: $56.00

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Whether you are interested in forming a new nonprofit, converting an informal group to tax-exempt status, or reorganizing an existing organization, this course will walk you through the steps. You'll discuss the characteristics of a fundable program, fundraising strategies, proposal writing, building a board of directors, and navigating your way through the 501(c)(3) tax exempt process. Understand what is needed to take a nonprofit startup from vision to reality. Lynn O'Connell has 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector and has served in diverse roles including those of nonprofit staff, consultant, trainer, and board trustee. As a consultant, she writes proposals for both nonprofit organizations as well as small business owners. Lynn holds a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University as well as an MA in philanthropy from Indiana University.

Notes:

$5-10 optional materials fee. Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, https://zoom.us/download. Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to Zoom.us, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.
Fee: $56.00

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Colorado Free University in Lowry.

CFU is at 7653 E 1st Pl. Denver, CO 80230 (NE corner of Red Cross Way & 1st Pl). From 1st Ave and Quebec St, head east on 1st Ave to the stop sign at Roslyn St. Make a left on Roslyn and then a quick right on 1st Pl, heading east 2.5 blocks (past Red Cross Way) as the parking lot is on the east side of the building. Turn left into the parking lot, once in the lot we are on your left in the 2-story light tan brick building with red tiled roof. If you hit Spruce Street you've gone too far. https://goo.gl/maps/iCr3o3q79aK2

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