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Florida Association of Nonprofit Startup

Date: 02/05/2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:  Show map
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
512 NE 3rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Contact: Diane Singh
Phone: 305.557.1764

Florida Nonprofits hosts a Nonprofit Start-Up Group on the first Friday of each month*. 

The purpose of the two-hour session is to discover what you need to know before launching a nonprofit organization, and includes all contact information for Florida official registrations, IRS, a 1023 worksheet and much more. Bring your information on your start-up organization for discussion. The class is devoted to helping you start a nonprofit organization and will also discuss the 11 areas of nonprofit management to master for success.

10am-12pm.(times are flexible if needed to accommodate your schedule)  Classes may also be taken remotely upon request.  Duration of the class is approximately 2 hours.  Space limited to 3 organizations per session.  So register now!


How to Form a Nonprofit Organization

  • The decision to Incorporate

  • Administrative (32 points to consider)

  • Advantages/Disadvantages of a Corporation

  • Steps to Incorporate

    • By-Laws

  • Board of Directors

    • Liability, Risk Management Mission and Vision Statements

    • Strategic Planning

  • 501 (c)(3) Tax Exempt Status

    • Principal objectives organized and operated for the following purposes:  Religious, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Educational

    • Testing for public support

  • Human Resources

    • Hiring & Firing

    • Volunteering

  • Financial Issues

  • Charitable Solicitation Registration

    • Fundraising

    • Grantwriting

  • Communications and Public Relations

  • Information Management: Internet and E-Commerce

  • Trends - Small Business Competition, State and Local Tax Exemptions, Property Tax Challenges, Mergers

  • Political Activity by Nonprofits

  • Definition: Federal tax status that is valuable because of tax advantages and the contributors. Corporations with this status many not substantially engage in lobbying or engage in partisan political activities

  • Questions & Answers

  • Adjourn


Sponsorships are available for First Friday Events

Membership Required for Registration

Click here to Register for Nonprofit Startup & Membership

Class may be taught remotely