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Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps

Starting a Nonprofit

Have you envisioned founding a new nonprofit or been asked to help someone else execute their vision? This series of four workshops, led by Dr. Carlos Ponce of the M.S. Nonprofit Management program, prepares students, alumni, and the SPS Community to ask key questions and take the foundational steps for starting a successful nonprofit organization. 

Our virtual series included a synchronous 90-minute presentation from experts sharing their start-up expertise and tools, as well as a 30-minute Q&A session after each presentation. Relevant readings and tool kits, have been provided and each session has been recorded for asynchronous viewing.

 For questions, contact SPS-Nonprofit [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu (SPS-Nonprofit[at]columbia[dot]edu).

Events

November 2020 through March 2021

Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT
Starting a Mission-Based Organization: The Basics 

View the Recording and Resources for this Session.

Saturday, December 5, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Effective Fundraising

View the Recording and Resources for this Session.

Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Governance: Building Your Board

View the Recording and Resources for this Session.

Saturday, March 13, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET
Communication, Marketing, Impact for New Nonprofits

View the Recording and Resources for this Session.