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Starting a Nonprofit
Starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity is not a decision to be taken lightly. Public charities are subject to federal and state rules and regulations that are not imposed on “for-profit” small businesses, including how they will generate income. The purpose of this workshop is to help newly established and potential nonprofit founders gather information needed to make an informed decision on how to move their charitable missions forward.

What you’ll learn:
• Fundamental differences between a nonprofit, social enterprise, and for-profit business.
• Fundamental differences between a public charity and a private foundation.
• The 7 steps needed to form a 501(c)(3) anywhere in the U.S.
• How to determine which IRS 1023 application to use.
• Key activities to position your public charity for income and sustainability.
• Activities that may risk your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
• Nonprofit resources and support.

Mar 14, 2023 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Cheryl Smith
CEO @Dewlyn Nonprofit Services
Cheryl Smith, MPA is the CEO of Dewlyn Nonprofit Services, a Metro Atlanta based nonprofit consulting firm, where she helps US nonprofit organizations build sustainability through training, coaching, and grant-writing. Cheryl's specialty is building capacity in people and organizations, helping each to reach their highest and best potential. Cheryl trains hundreds of nonprofit organizations each year. She has successfully secured millions of dollars in government and private foundation grants for organizations she has aligned with. Cheryl is the author of the book, "21 Ways to Fund a Nonprofit," as well as a member of the American Grant Writers' Association; a nonprofit trainer for SCORE serving the North Metro Atlanta Counties; a guest speaker/trainer for Point University, the Cobb Collaborative, World Changers Church; and, she supports nonprofits reaching out to Georgia's Small Business Development Centers.