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Startup & Dissolution



The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout


Beth Kanter, Aliza Sherman, and Michele Dilworth discuss self-care in the nonprofit sector.



Online Classes


Before You Seek a Grant Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Learn to employ a step-by-step checklist approach to assess your new nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.

Establishing a Nonprofit Organization Tutorial

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn how to establish a nonprofit organization, task by task. This version is text only, but it has links to other formats.

Introduction to Finding Grants Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Introduction to Finding Grants Online

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

Getting Started with Government Grants (2-part Webinar Series)

Recorded Webinar  |  $80.00

Learn what you need to know about government funding before you apply, and hear an expert grant reviewer’s advice on what government agencies are looking for in your proposal.

Live Chat


What Should Be In Your Nonprofit’s Business Plan?

Aug 29, 2011  

Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.

Nonprofit, For-Profit, L3C, B Corp...How to Choose?

Aug 24, 2011  

This Q&A explores how to choose among nonprofit, for-profit, L3C, or B corporation status to achieve a charitable mission and features Marc Lane (Marc J. Lane Wealth Group) and Ben Wirz (John S. and James L. Knight Foundation).

Pro Bono Q&A: Reasons NOT to Start a Nonprofit

May 23, 2011  

Attorneys Rachel Epps Spears and Robyn Miller of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta discuss why some motives are not suitable for starting a nonprofit and suggest alternatives.

Nonprofit Startup Resources by State

Find state-specific resources for starting a nonprofit, such as checklists, nonprofit associations, legal support, government agencies, and technical assistance providers.