How to Start Any Type of Organization — Guidelines and Resources
Assembled by Carter
McNamara, MBA, PhD; Authenticity
First, Do Some Careful Preparation
Before starting a new business (whether nonprofit or for-profit),
there is some very important thinking that you really should do.
— Are You Really Ready to Start a New Venture?
Should You Start a For-Profit or a Nonprofit? Which?
There are some basic considerations to address when making
this decision. See:
I Start a For-Profit or a Nonprofit?
How to Start a For-Profit Business
How to Start a Nonprofit Organization
Additional Sources of Additional Assistance
Related Library Topics
Also See the Library’s Blogs Related to Starting an Organization
In addition to the articles on this current page, see the following blogs which
have posts related to Starting an Organization. Scan down the blog’s page to
see various posts. Also see the section “Recent Blog Posts” in the
sidebar of the blog or click on “next” near the bottom of a post in
Business Planning Blog
Library’s Building a Business Blog
Consulting and Organizational Development Blog
Nonprofit Capacity Building Blog
Strategic Planning Blog
Library’s Supervision Blog
For the Category of Entrepreneurship (For-Profit):
To round out your knowledge of this Library topic, you may
want to review some related topics, available from the link below.
Each of the related topics includes free, online resources.
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