064: 6 Steps Before You Start a Nonprofit

Hi Changemakers,

Engaging in market reserach will give you a clear idea of what you can accomplish with your new nonprofit. This will help strengthen your stakeholder relationships and discover what need your organization can fill in your community. 

6 Steps Before You Start a Nonprofit 

1. Does your nonprofit idea fill a gap?

2. What other nonprofits exist in your geographic area?

3. What gaps do these other nonprofilt fill?

  • Identify them by categories

4. Pick a category your nonprofit will fill.  

  • See what other nonprofits are doing in your category

5. What activities do I want my nonprofit to do?

6. Do I know any statistics and case studies that meet the need? 

Let the excitement of starting a new nonprofit spill over into your market research! 




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