Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM PDT
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SCORE San Diego 

Non-Profit Start-up Roadmap

Fee: $25

A MUST for anyone thinking about starting a Non-Profit Corporation

This workshop will give you an understanding of how to start and organize a non-profit corporation, and the responsibilities for operating it.

What you need to know before starting a non-profit: 

  • Steps to take to begin a non-profit
  • Legal filings to achieve a tax exempt status
  • How non-profits generate money
  • Management structure and supervision of a non-profit
  • Alternative to non-profit - fiscal sponsor
  • Keys to success for a non-profit corporation

Ms. Nygren started her career in the aerospace industry where she was a Program Manager responsible for business development, project management and operations.  Since that time, Nancy shifted her focus to mission driven nonprofits with over 3 decades of experience leading nonprofit start-ups and large multi-faceted operations.  

She served as:
-Executive Vice President of Ocean Journey, a start-up aquarium facility in Denver, Colorado
-CEO of the NTC Foundation a start-up developing the Arts District at Liberty Station in San Diego, California
-CEO of Girl Scouts of Orange County ensuring life-changing leadership experiences for more than 22,000 girls across Orange County, California.

Currently serves as a nonprofit Subject Matter Expert at SCORE-San Diego and believes that nonprofits must embrace and integrate corporate best practices to thrive. Named a Top Woman in Business by the Orange County Business Journal and one of 50 people to watch by San Diego Magazine.

Harry Duffield has 40 years of experience in accounting and finance. He started his career with Plante & Moran, CPAs in Michigan then moved to San Diego and worked for Deloitte & Touche CPAs (then Haskins & Sells). He then spent 15 years working for real estate developers in the San Diego area as their Controller/Vice President Finance/Chief Financial Officer. In 1995 he purchased a CPA practice and spent 15 years operating his practice which consisted of about 300 clients. He conducted audits, reviews and compilations, and prepared income tax returns for corporations, partnerships, individuals, nonprofits and estates. He sold the practice in December 2010 and retired.

Bill Pope retired at the end of 2006 after almost 36 years with John Burnham Insurance Services, one of the top 100 independent insurance brokers (out of some 40,000) in the country and a top-five insurance broker in San Diego.

As Executive Vice President/Principal, Bill directed the insurance and risk management service programs for major corporate clients. Bill holds the professional designations Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Risk Manager and is an expert in program and coverage design for corporate buyers.  Upon retirement from Burnham, Bill became an independent insurance consultant.


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