Do you have an idea that you think would make a real contribution to the world? Or a passion to build an organization that solves a pressing problem? If you’ve ever toyed with the notion of starting a non-profit or a social impact organization, come to this workshop for practical advice about how to turn your idealism into impact. We’ll discuss critical success factors, including building a strong team, choosing a board that can help you, and developing a sustainable business model. We’ll also discuss cautions and pitfalls to avoid, and offer suggestions for resources to help. Finally, we’ll briefly cover some of the newer options for setting up an organization whose intent is social benefit.

September 7, 2017