6 Steps to Creating a Non-Profit Organization or Ministry
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6 Steps to Creating a Non-Profit Organization or Ministry

Course 101: Idea to Implementation
4.4 (58 ratings)
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388 students enrolled
Created by Leo Pacheco
Last updated 3/2016
English [Auto]
Current price: $27.99 Original price: $39.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create a dynamic Non-Profit Organization or Ministry from scratch!
  • Apply for and acquire 501c3 (or applicable) tax-exemption status faster than most!
  • Develop a highly effective and efficient Business Plan that will help establish a integrity, accountability, and marketability!
  • Complete state-appropriate forms and understand non-profit structure and general laws, greatly decreasing risk and improving effectiveness!
  • Access valuable and important resources to help with governance, administration, fundraising, and more!
  • Establish Board of Directors and recruit highly valued candidates to serve as officers and directors!
  • Determine effective marketing strategies and implement fundraising (development) activities.
  • Learn best practices for volunteer and employee recruitment and management.
  • Understand key roles on the Board and staff, and how to utilize their talent to grow the organization fast!
  • And much, much more!
  • Download workbook prior to taking the course.

Attention world-changers, go-getters, and compassion-creators! You have a heart to make a difference in your community or a life-changing impact for others around the world, but simply don't know where to start.  Take your visionary plan to change the world and bring it to life in 6 easy, yet detailed steps in just a few months!

In this course, I will teach you SIX steps to put your passion and compassion into action by creating a non-profit organization or ministry.

Included in this course is my extensive workbook (valued at $197) available for download as part of your tuition, covering step-by-step instructions (detailed in each module) on forming your charity, recruiting volunteers and board members, generating donor dollars, complying with laws, and how to prepare to complete IRS Form 1023 to apply for tax-exempt status. Plus a LOT MORE!

This course is perfect for those who are ready to join other world changers and help meet the growing demand for community-based services.

Who this course is for:
  • Change Makers
  • Church Planters
  • Visionaries
  • And pretty much anyone who desires to impact their communities, state, country, or world by giving of time, talent, and resources!
  • This course IS NOT FOR those who simply want to volunteer or dabble in charity or ministry. Serious change makers and world changers only!
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 02:01:14
+ Module 1: Laying the FOUNDATION for your non-profit org or ministry
1 lecture 19:42

Before any building or structure can be created, a plan must be put into place, including identifying territory and need, creating an identity, and laying the foundation upon which to build. In this lesson, I'll help you identify key considerations when laying the foundation for your organization to eliminate potential issues in the future.

Preview 19:42
+ Module 2: Building the FRAMEwork for your infrastructure and operations.
1 lecture 20:11

Every creator and engineer has a toolbox filled with the essential tools to do the job. Add-in a valuable team of specialists with expertise in their field, and the infrastructure of an organization begins to take shape. Learn how to identify your tools, resources, assets, and potential board members to create an executive team with an action plan right from the start! This includes some great tips on whom to recruit and the HUGE mistake most founders make when making what seems to be an obvious choice, but often proves to be a deadly mistake for your organization.

Step 2 - FRAME
+ Module 3: Step Three - FORM corporate structure with required documentation.
1 lecture 12:49

In this content-rich lesson, you will learn how to create the "constitution" of your organization's existence, including developing a business plan, creating a marketing and development strategy, completing Form 1023 to file for tax exemption, filing your Articles of Incorporation, setting up minutes and ensuring proper recording of board meetings, and much, much more!

Step 3 - FORM
+ Module 4: Identify various FUNDraising techniques and learn how to fund your org
1 lecture 26:21

Fundraising involves more than just asking for donor dollars. Learn effective strategies to raise the money your organization needs to operate and meet the needs of the beneficiaries you serve.

Step 4 - FUND
+ Module 5: FulFILLing your mission statement through volunteers and beneficiaries
1 lecture 13:42

Discover how to identify and recruit qualified volunteers, who will become the lifeline of your organization and reduce overhead tremendously! Plus, learn how to identify beneficiaries and specific needs that can be met right away when your organization launches.

Module 5: Step Five - FILL
+ Module 6: FOSTER your organization's growth and sustainability
2 lectures 17:54

What happens after you have completed all the other steps and you are ready to open your doors? Learn how to start fulfilling your mission statement, comply with ongoing government regulations to maintain tax-exemption status and legal requirements.

Step 6: FOSTER

Wrap up, Conclusion, and Next Steps to creating a Non-Profit Organization or Ministry.