Monday, February 24, 2014

How-to Options for Effective Do-Gooders

Want to actively do good for your St. Louis area neighborhood or community in an organized way????

Come to these free sessions at Central Library and learn the essential how-to’s from experts.

Start a Nonprofit - Mon., March 10th   3-5 pm.
Nuts & Bolts.  Learn what’s important information to include in the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation you file with the state department of revenue, as well as in your organization’s  IRS Form 1023 application for tax-exempt status, plus find out how to recruit and form an effective Board of Directors. Cosponsored by VLAA and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Community Economic Development Program and the G&FC.
Do Good Without Starting a Nonprofit - Tues., April 15th,  3-5 pm,
Want to directly  improve your community without creating and running a new nonprofit organization? Hear from veteran practitioners about the ins-and-outs, and the resulting satisfactions, of these other options

1)      effective volunteering,
2)      finding employment in the nonprofit sector,
3)      collaborating with other organizations  
4)      using a fiscal sponsor for your project. 
Co-sponsored by Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, and Area Resources for Community  & Human Services (ARCHS) and the G&FC.

Spread the word to the practical idealists you know and have them call 314-539-0357 or email for more information or to reserve a place at each of these these free events. All sessions will be held here at Central Library in the  2nd Floor Training Rm.