How to Start a Nonprofit

This one-day workshop will teach you how to turn your game-changing idea into a successful nonprofit. It provides an overview of getting a nonprofit off the ground and running, from how to register your organization, to understanding federal and state regulations, to establishing a successful board of directors, to fundraising strategies. Participants will leave the course with a clearly defined mission, a getting-started toolkit, and a list of helpful resources in the community.


Adam Krynicki is the executive director of the Innovation Co-Laboratory at OSU-Cascades. He has more than a decade of experience working with small businesses and startups.

How to Register

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Designed for: Community Leaders, Educators, Nonprofit Employees, Entrepreneurs
Date Friday, September 14
Time 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location Graduate & Research Center, Rm. 209
Credit 1 Workshop Credit
Instructor Adam Krynicki, Executive Director, Innovation Co-Lab

$35 application fee + $79 tuition

Course Number

ED 808: Section 505, CRN 20363

Course Title How to Start a Nonprofit