It doesn’t happen without a passion for helping others. It shouldn’t happen without a lot of planning and attention to detail. The first thing one should do after deciding to act on that passion is finding out if there is really a need within the community. To determine this need, you need to see if there is another organization within the community that currently provides a service to meet this need. If there is, then you should consider finding a way to partner or work with them to carry out your passion. Overlap of organizations can sometimes cause confusion within the community and even compromise the ability to serve the most people. We receive multiple requests on a weekly basis from people in our community on how to start a nonprofit. Learn More Here.
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