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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups- September

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights 100 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL, 60602 United States (map)


8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Nonprofit Board Basics – Learn roles and responsibilities for board directors and officers, fiduciary duties, the founder’s role, and the importance of recruiting a diverse board of directors.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Funding a New Nonprofit – receive an introduction to grant prospecting (including further resources on grant writing), funder perspectives on new nonprofits and fiscally sponsored groups.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Business Planning for a New Nonprofit – A solid business plan is critical to the success of your organization and will make filing for 501(c)(3) status less difficult. Attend this workshop to learn the components and the writing process.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Developing a Budget for a New Nonprofit – Learn the basics of creating a budget for new nonprofit organizations including how to use and prepare each type of budget, the best ways to develop reliable estimates of revenue and expenses, and the true cost of hiring employees.

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Legal Steps to Create a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization – Gain in-depth knowledge about the legal requirements and various filings for creating a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt organization.