Introduction & Planning Before Your Launch
In Chapters 1 and 2, I'll introduce you to the Nonprofit structure, basic terminology, and help you set the stage for successful planning.
Market Research 1: Understanding The Social Problem
In Chapter 3, I'll provide a step by step process and worksheet for beginning your market research to launch an effective Nonprofit.
Market Research 2: Validating Your Nonprofit Idea
In Chapter 4, I'll show you how to conduct a needs assessment to validate your Nonprofit concept and share resources and tools to help you customize your assessment process for your unique community.
Preparing to Be A Nonprofit Leader
In Chapter 5, you'll create your Founder's Story, assess your strengths, and dive deeper into what it means to be an effective Nonprofit leader.
Writing a Vision Statement and Developing a Signature Program
In Chapters 6 and 7, you'll learn how to create an inspiring Vision statement and create or strengthen your Nonprofit's signature program using my 6-step program planning process.
How to write an effective Mission Statement
In Chapter 8, you'll learn how to write an effective Nonprofit Mission Statement that can inspire others to support your cause.
Creating your Nonprofit Brand
In Chapter 9, I'll take you step by step to flesh out a clear, compelling brand, from defining your values and 'voice', to choosing a great name for your Nonprofit.
Preparing to file for official Nonprofit status in the U.S.A.
In Chapter 10, I'll show you the step by step process to file for official Nonprofit status in the U.S.A., provide tips, strategies, and resources to help you start your paperwork.
Planning for Nonprofit start-up costs + create a Launch Pitch Deck!
In Chapter 11, we'll talk about common ways to fund Nonprofit start-up costs, what types of expenses you can expect when getting started, and a few ideas for fundraisers to get your wheels turning. I'll provide my exclusive Nonprofit Launch Pitch Deck template that you can customize and use to share the story of your new organization with others!
Next Steps + How to enroll in the Idea to Official Give Back Program
In Chapter 12, we'll talk about your next steps, including how you can enroll in my Give Back Program for the chance to win a portion of course proceeds to help your new Nonprofit grow!