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Planning a New Nonprofit: Essential Planning Steps and Legal Requirements

Many people express an interest in starting a nonprofit to address a specific need in the community. The process of starting a nonprofit can be confusing and present intimidating challenges. This 2 hour session covers basic preliminary procedures and introduces the steps to legally become a nonprofit organization.


  • September 19, 2016 (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
  • November 10, 2016 (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Seminar Content:

  • Overview of the unique nature and structure of nonprofit organizations, as well as comparable differences between nonprofits and for-profits.
  • Determining whether there is sufficient need to establish a new organization and understanding the alternatives to incorporation.
  • Overview of the legal issues and processes involved in establishing a nonprofit.
  • Examination of the initial governance and management challenges to successful operation.

Fee Information: There is no charge for this seminar. To reserve your spot in one of the upcoming sessions please click here.


Thursday, Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Resource Center
4747 Troost Avenue
Room 210
Kansas City, MO 64110


For more information contact:
Mark Culver
Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
(816) 235-5720

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