If you're ready to save the world, here's the book you need. Rescue a school library. Preserve an endangered species. Support the arts. Whatever it is you want to do to give back to your community, Starting & Building a Nonprofit provides the kick start you need. Filled with user-friendly information, practical advice and step-by-step instructions, this book is your guide through the process of getting your nonprofit up and running. It explains how to pick the perfect name for your organization, structure a nonprofit to achieve your goals, choose a federal tax-exempt status, create a mission statement, develop a strategic plan and initial budget, launch a successful fundraising plan, recruit and manage board members and volunteers, hire and train staff, obtain necessary insurance, market your organization and much more! Starting & Building a Nonprofit goes beyond paperwork -- it addresses the big picture, showing you how to create a solvent, efficient organization that will make a real difference. All the forms you'll need are included as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.