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Business Planning Tools for Nonprofits

Without financial self-sufficiency, non-profit organizations cannot choose their direction or concentrate on their mission. This guide is about a great American institution and a p Read more

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Starting A Nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit doesn’t necessarily mean you can quit your day job right away, but like any small business owner, you could eventually earn enough from your nonprofit to justi Read more

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Non-Profit Startup Checklist

Starting a non-profit can be an extremely rewarding entrepreneurial experience. Read more

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Dental Lace, Inc.

As Breau was getting ready to launch, she found SCORE. She says, “I was a little nervous sharing my idea with a stranger and a successful business person. Then I met my mentor. Read more

Jodi Breau
Dental Lace, Inc.
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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

March 27, 2018,

In recent years, more and more people have become interested in working for, supporting, or even starting nonprofits. If you have a strong passion for a cause and want to turn it into your life’s work, here are some things to consider before you try to start a nonprofit organization.

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Guiding Harbor

“We have a small staff size, so any time we have turnover it is felt across the agency,” Lessnau says. Read more

Maria Lessnau
CEO, Guiding Harbor
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The Resale Shop

SCORE mentor Ted Brooks helped Steward write a business plan and a cash flow spreadsheet. Brooks also assisted in creating job descriptions for the manager and volunteers. Read more

Lisa Steward
Founder, The Resale Shop
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Goals for Growth

Childs meets with his mentor, Bob Whitfield, about once every three months. Bob has helped him develop the structure of the nonprofit that Childs wants to start. Read more

Corey Childs
Founder, Goals for Growth
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DiepCFoundation

Coutee meets with her mentor, Nancy Hessney about once a month. Hessney introduced her to Guidestar, a service that reports on U.S. nonprofits. Read more

Terri Coutee
DiepCFoundation
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Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

FETC is now celebrating 11 years of serving our community. We now have an annual budget of over $200,000 and serve 150 children. Read more

Bonnie Rachael
Owner/CEO, Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

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