Nonprofit Startup Series

Nonprofit Startup Series

Event date: March 3 – May 5

Are you considering starting a nonprofit, but don’t know where to begin? Certified Nonprofit Fundraising Professional, Robin Thompson, MS, will teach you how to establish a nonprofit organization, discuss how to obtain funding to get started, assess where to find donors and so much more!

Sessions will include the following:

March 3: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Information You Need to Form a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

April 7: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
What Every New Nonprofit Needs to Know About Raising Money

May 5: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Choosing the Right Strategy to Set Up Your Nonprofit

Available On Demand: To Be or Not To Be a Nonprofit: Seven Questions to Consider Before Starting a 501(c)(3)

All classes will be held on Zoom.

Registration and course descriptions can be found at https://northwestsbdc.org/nwsbdc-events/.

Each class is $15 or $45 for the four-part series ($15 savings). Each class will build on the content taught in the previous session. If you miss a class in the series you will receive a recording of the live class and will also be able to access a specially-designed on demand version after the class concludes. We encourage live attendance when possible to be able to ask questions and get the most out of the discussion.

Speaker: Robin Thompson, MS

Certified Nonprofit Fundraising Professional, Robin Thompson, MS, has fundraising and leadership experience as Vice President of Development at the Vail Valley Foundation and Oregon Institute of Technology plus as Executive Director of the Oregon Tech Foundation and Vail Christian High School. Over the last several years she has worked with many nonprofits in the mountains of Colorado, across the US and internationally helping them be more successful in raising money.

Robin earned a Certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University School of Philanthropy, a MS Degree from the University of Utah and a BS Degree from West Virginia University. She is the author of two books: Putting the FUN in Fundraising: The Secrets to Raising More Money, Faster and Easier and Know Stress to No Stress—A Guide to Achieving Life Balance. Robin has been a professional speaker for 25 years.