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Nonprofit Organizations


Starting A Nonprofit Organization Workshop
This half-day workshop combines the seminars "So You Think You Wish to Start a Nonprofit Organization" and Starting a Nonprofit Organization: Legal Nuts and Bolts". You get two workshops for the price of one! In the first half of the session you will learn how to determine if there is a necessity for another NPO to do what you want to do. Do you really understand what you are getting into? Who should be consulted? Who should be involved? How does collaboration add to the success of your NPO? How do you find supporters, clients, financial support? Have you considered fiscal sponsorship? - That option could allow your organization to grow initially under the umbrella of another charitable nonprofit until it's mature enough to stand on its own. The second half of the session covers learning the legal steps to choose a nonprofit entity, the legal duties and responsibilities of management, business risks, entity, picking a name, obtaining a tax identification number, forms for governance such as bylaws, resolutions and meeting preparation. Highly recommended reading before the workshop: www.texascbar.org/content/legal_library/pubs/downloads/NonProfitLegalToolkit2011.pdfhttp://www.texascbar.org/content/legal_library/pubs/downloads/NonProfitLegalToolkit2011.pdf
Instructor: Will Dickey
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40
Class #Class Dates
Y1308D1 Wed 9:30am-12:30pm Nov 5
Y1308E1 Tues 9:30am-12:30pm Dec 16

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Nonprofit Accounting--Key Concepts & Basic Essentials
Effective financial management is vital to nonprofit success but many find accounting to be a chore. Learning the roles and rules along with understanding the tools will leave you with an abundance of tips to take back to your organization. Find out about nonprofit accounting, terminology, recordkeeping requirements, accounting systems, critical policies, financial statements and more.
Instructor: Sallie Diederich
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40
Class #Class Dates
Y1321C1 Wed 9:30-11:30am Oct 8

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Nonprofit Governance & Board Development
Understand how nonprofit corporations are governed. Discuss the roles and responsibilities of governing boards, individual board members, executive directors and staff members.
Instructor: Paul Cuneo
Area of Town:  Greenway Plaza Area: Richmond/Kirby
Price:               $40
Class #Class Dates
Y1326C1 Tues 9:30-11:30am Oct 7

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

   
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