Handbook for Starting a Successful Nonprofit

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Release Date: 11/1/2017

Priced low for small budgets, the handbook is packed with accurate and up-to-date information on how to start and manage a successful nonprofit organization. At just $25, this easy-to-use handbook is a great tool for those who are beginning the start-up process, those who are just thinking about starting a nonprofit, and those who just want to know more about Minnesota’s laws and regulations for nonprofits.

Published by the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2017

  • Basic information about nonprofits.
  • Why you should start a nonprofit.
  • Why you shouldn’t start a nonprofit.
  • A detailed step-by-step guide through the start-up process.
  • Samples articles of incorporation.
  • Sample bylaws for organizations without members, and sample bylaws for organizations with members.
  • Sample position descriptions for board members.
  • Information on common management issues for nonprofits.
  • Glossary of terms.
  • List of government offices, nonprofit assistance organizations, and other resources helpful for nonprofits.