Nonprofit Insider: 4 Things to Do Before You Start a Charity
(Black Enterprise) — Are you ready to jump into the pool of over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S.? Have a great idea to change the world for the better? Before you embark on your journey to social entrepreneurship, consider the following four tips for starting a nonprofit: Avoid duplication. Collaborate! Is there an organization in your community that addresses a similar need? Chances are, yes. Instead of creating a new nonprofit organization, consider volunteering for an organization that shares your interests, become a board member, or gather a group of your charitable friends together to raise funds for an organization.