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Grant Writing Training 

 Everything You Need to Know to Start A Nonprofit Today


June 20, 2018

 9:30 am-4:00 pm


Cost: $129 Before 6/5/2018

Flash Sale: 2 tickets for $250.00

Breakfast refreshments Provided

Free Parking 


Doubletree by Hilton Laurel

15101 Sweitzer Lane

Laurel, MD 20707


Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit but don’t know how to begin?

Come to this class to get all the information you need to know in one place.


Be the Change: Everything You Need to know to Start A Nonprofit Today is a step by step guide for beginners, career changers, retirees and those with minimal knowledge of the nonprofit world. In this class, we will take the guesswork- and stress- out of the sometimes confusing process of creating a nonprofit in Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia. During this 6-hour workshop will discuss topics that are important to you, including:


  1. Nonprofit vs For Profit: Which is Right for You;

  2. The Paperwork You Need to Accept donations and be tax exempt;

  3. Creating A Mission and Vision Statement that Stand the Test of Time;

  4. Gaining Experience When You Have None

  5. Building a Board that works for you and Brings in the Money; and

  6. Fundraising Strategies Other than Grants​


What to Expect

  1. Hands-on activities in small groups

  2. Easy to understand information, in a friendly setting

  3. Access to resources that will save you time and money

  4. Receive a copy of the Starting A Nonprofit Toolkit Workbook ($25 Value)

  5. Complimentary Parking and Refreshments​

You Should Come If You:

  • Are interested in starting a business that will help people in your community gain access to the resources they need

  • Are concerned with issues of healthcare, mental health, environment, education, youth development, or job training/ skills to name a few

  • Want to start a nonprofit within the next 2-3 years

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