Starting A Nonprofit in Central Illinois

Live Webinar
Thursday, December 2, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for an informative seminar with Genevieve Kirk and learn the fundamental steps to start a charitable nonprofit organization in Illinois.

Are you passionate about helping others and have an idea to serve your community? Is starting a nonprofit the best way to turn your vision into a reality?

Nonprofit organizations play a growing role in the social and economic well-being of our community as they provide services, goods and resources to meet community needs. Join this webinar and learn the key ingredients to:

  • define your purpose and programs
  • file articles of incorporation
  • draft bylaws
  • develop a board of directors
  • optimize your organization’s fundraising efforts
  • determine if a nonprofit corporation structure is the most suitable way to address your community need.

This interactive webinar concludes with a Q & A format where you will have an opportunity to get feedback from Genevieve and peers.

About the Presenter: Genevieve Kirk is the Center for Nonprofit Excellence Director at the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois. With 20 years of professional experience in the nonprofit and public sectors, her goal is to build, nurture and promote a strong community through effective nonprofit management. Most recently, she was the Executive Director of the Champaign Center Partnership and is currently an adjunct instructor in the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois where she teaches courses in Social Entrepreneurship and Social Change, and Nonprofit Sector and Society.

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