The process of starting a nonprofit may begin with a mission and a community in need. But the bulk of the work is in administrative strategy. Where will you invest your limited marketing resources? How will you focus your messaging to reach the right people? Who should be responsible leading your nonprofit as your navigate the start-up phase? There are undoubtedly more questions than answers when you’re a recently formed nonprofit.
That’s why it helps to look to older nonprofits with a long history of success for guidance.
The article linked below is geared toward established nonprofits looking to expand. But check it out even if you’re just starting a nonprofit—its tips from experts apply as much to budding organizations as they do to growing ones.
Scaling Social Impact in Six Steps [Dowser]