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Friday, December 14, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Cobb County Chamber of Commerce 
240 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

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SCORE North Metro Atlanta
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How to Start a Non-Profit

Starting and growing a nonprofit business can be a wonderful way to give back to your community and help those in need; however, it does not start with just an idea. There are specific actions that must be taken to launch your nonprofit.
This class provides an overview of what is needed to form a nonprofit and specifically provides information for planning, structuring, managing and financially sustaining a nonprofit organization.

Participants will learn how to:
  • Legally structure a nonprofit
  • Develop a board and remain compliant
  • Develop a nonprofit budget
  • Research and source grants
  • Market their nonprofit

Fee $25

ABOUT our Instructor:

Cheryl Smith, SCORE Volunteer

Cheryl is a Small Business Owner and Adviser in Metro Atlanta where she leverages her industry knowledge to help business owners, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits build capacity and grow or remain fiscally sound. She is also a State Approved Professional Trainer (Licensed by Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning), as well as a SCORE Certified Mentor.

Cheryl earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and her Master's degree from Kennesaw State University. Her graduate degree is in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Administration. Cheryl has spent her nonprofit career supporting children and families in various front-line, supervisory, Director and Executive Director level positions; and, she has written several federal, state, local and foundation grants in support of organizations that I have been aligned with. Cheryl's long standing mission is to help others reach their highest and best potential.