Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit?
Ready to get 501(c)(3) status for your program, club or other activity?
If so, then this information packed workshop is for you!
Join Michelle Nusum-Smith, owner and Principal Consultant at The Word Woman LLC
, to learn:
- what you must do before "the paperwork"
- who you need on your team…because you cannot do it alone
- the state and federal government agencies you will need to file paper with.
- the difference between nonprofit, tax-exempt, and 501(c)(3)...they are not the same.
- how to select a board of directors
- how obtain tax-exempt status
- how to plan your first year, and more.
Michelle will also discuss the other options you have to “do good” if you determine the nonprofit model isn’t ideal for your business.
Michelle Nusum-Smith, a licensed nonprofit consultant, coach and trainer, is owner and principal consultant at The Word Woman LLC, a consultancy that helps nonprofits, government agencies, and individuals to develop the skills, knowledge and resources to achieve their missions to do good. With nearly 20 years of nonprofit experience, Michelle has expertise in organizational development and leadership, board development, program development, financial management, fundraising, marketing, and community relations. She has extensive facilitation experience, including public and private workshops, trainings and retreats. Michelle is licensed to offer consulting services for the Maryland Nonprofit’s Standards for Excellence® program. She has the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about and implementing the Standards for Excellence code. A graduate of the Honors Program at Coppin State University where she earned a BS in Management Science with a minor in Marketing, Michelle is a member of the Grants Professionals Association, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Maryland Nonprofits.