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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

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The San Diego Foundation, Point Loma 
2508 Historic Decatur Road, #200
San Diego, CA 92106

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SCORE San Diego 

How to Start a Non-Profit Corporation

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

Registration Fee:
$39 Early  /  $49 after 6/10/13

John Bjeldanes
was born and raised in Minneapolis. After his college graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, he joined the Navy and subsequently flew 175 combat missions in Viet Nam as a fighter pilot based aboard the USS Ranger. He started his first tire and auto repair business in 1974. He subsequently acquired and rehabilitated bankruptcies in that industry, all of which were eventually sold as ongoing entities. 

John has over thirty years of experience in small business. He has owned and operated several, and he has been a financial analyst and broker for many more. He is currently a business analyst and management consultant who concentrates on entertainment facilities and community centers. John has been a hockey player and coach for several decades; he has performed certification clinics for over 5,000 coaches. He is a Risk Manager with USA Hockey, responsible for five western states, and has served as chairman of the finance committee of the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. John holds a Master's degree in Business Administration. 

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.


You may want to consider registering for SCORE's Discounted Series
*  7 workshops for only $350  *

Click on the link below for more information on the series:

Business Essentials and Planning


*To register for "How to Start a Non-Profit Corporation" ONLY,
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