Starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is a major decision that requires significant thought before and after you receive an IRS tax exemption.
As a nonprofit founder or a new board member, you likely already have questions and there will be others you don’t even know to ask about! That is exactly why this Workshop was developed. It is designed to help you find your way during your first 12 months.
During this Workshop, you'll become acquainted with the one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. and learn about tangible items that you need to be aware of and implement in your 1st year!
This is a fast-paced training session, so be prepared with your questions and let's make it interactive!
Participants attending this Live Online Workshop will learn:
Preparing for board meetings
Board roles and responsibilities
How to recruit and retain volunteers
How to remain compliant
How to build collaborative partners
How to position the organization for funding
Where to find free resources and guidance
About Our Instructor
Cheryl Smith is the CEO of Dewlyn Nonprofit Services, a Metro Atlanta based nonprofit consulting firm, where she helps U.S. nonprofit organizations build sustainability through training, coaching, and grant-writing. She is also the author of the book, “21 Ways to Fund a Nonprofit;” she’s a member of the American Grant Writers' Association; a nonprofit trainer for her local SCORE; a guest speaker for Universities, Collaboratives, and Faith-Based Organizations; and she supports nonprofits reaching out to Georgia’s Small Business Development Centers (SBCDs). In 2020, Cheryl launched the Community Heroes Academy. This program offers micro-grants to their members and helps small nonprofits position their organization for funding. Originally from Michigan, Cheryl earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, and later completed her master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Administration. As a champion for the nonprofit community, Cheryl supports more than 3,000 nonprofit leaders each year, and she has successfully secured millions of dollars in government and private foundation grants for organizations that she has aligned with. Broadly, Cheryl’s specialty is building capacity in people and organizations, and helping them to reach their highest and best potential. Still, her all-time favorite job is being a wife and mom.