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Planning a New Nonprofit: Essential Planning Steps and Legal Requirements

September 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT


Program Details

Starting a new nonprofit can be confusing and overwhelming. This free two-hour informational session covers basic planning steps and legal requirements to become a nonprofit organization.

Key Topics

  • Nature and structure of nonprofit organizations
  • Determining sufficient need to establish a new organization
  • Legal issues and processes involved in establishing a nonprofit
  • Alternatives to incorporation
  • Governance and management challenges

Access the collection of resources referenced in the workshop.

This in-person session will be held at the at the KAUFFMAN CONFERENCE CENTER (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64110) – Brookside Room. Parking is free of charge and located on the north side of the building. Please enter through the right-hand set of doors for the Conference Center.

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Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
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Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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