To start a nonprofit organization, determine a need for the nonprofit to address, establish a business plan, research costs, and obtain sources of funding, according to the National Council of Nonprofits. Nonprofits must... More » Business & Finance

To start a nonprofit organization, define the mission statement for the proceedings. Next, establish how you are going to input manpower and finances into the system. Get legal advice for registration and other paperwork... More » Business & Finance

The Water Project is registered as a non-profit organization. It is, in fact, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its focus is in sub-Saharan Africa, bringing sustainable water projects to those living in that region. T... More » Business & Finance

Good tips for starting a nonprofit organization include conducting market research to ensure the organization offers unique services, creating a sound business plan and incorporating the organization, recommends the U.S.... More » Business & Finance

The National Council of Nonprofits provides an online guide for developing a records retention policy that includes several sample policies. It also provides resources for determining what further research is necessary t... More » Business & Finance

When starting a group home for teens, search for other group homes in the area, draft a mission statement and business plan, appoint a board of directors, establish funding, and apply for the appropriate licenses, advise... More » Business & Finance

A simple business plan format uses headers and subheaders to deliver information in the categories of mission and objectives, products and services, strategies and market research, cash flow or funding and the action pla... More »