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Before you start

Thinking about starting a nonprofit? This excellent post discusses myths, realities, questions, tips, warnings and the steps you need to know before starting a nonprofit.

Read this thoughtful article first Don’t Do It: Don’t Start a Nonprofit, and this excellent article from Attorney’s Takagi and Chan and finally The Gentle Art of Dissuasion: Four Steps For Stemming the Tide of Nonprofit Start Ups.

View a brief video offering some excellent food for thought.  What to Think About Before Starting a Nonprofit

Download this booklet, Get Ready, Get Set, to learn what you need to know before starting a nonprofit. Find answers to all of your basic questions.

Answering these questions from the National Council of Nonprofits can help you determine if starting a nonprofit is right for you.