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Imagine every time you had a great idea for creating or developing a community project, you knew where to turn for guidance.
Filled with practical advice, resources and links,
Not for Profit 2.0 will be the first book to outline, step-by-step, everything you need to know in order to successfully start, scale and sustain an Australian not-for-profit project or organisation in today’s digital world.
From our own experience, developing as a successful not-for-profit was a lot harder than it should have been. We stumbled through the process of incorporating our organisation, trialled
three websites before getting it right, and it took us years until we knew how to run a not-for-profit enterprise.
All we really needed was some clear advice from the beginning.
That’s why we’re writing
Not for Profit 2.0; so that everyone who follows in our footsteps will benefit from what we’ve learned. By clarifying a range of issues and making it easy to find what you need, when you need it, our 100-page handbook will enable Australian not-for-profit
projects to avoid common pitfalls and achieve success.
We believe in a brighter future for all Australians. Such a future relies on an integrated, efficient not-for-profit sector that is able to rapidly respond to the multitude of crises we
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What will be in the book?
How to Start
-Refining your idea and choosing the perfect name
-Mapping your existing strengths
-Exploring where you ‘fit’ in your sector
-Understanding your legal options and requirements for incorporation
-Selecting an appropriate committee or board for your organisation
How to Scale
-Growing your organisation on a limited budget
-Developing as a financially sustainable, social enterprise
-Building your network and database in just a few months
-Using social media like an expert
-Developing websites, without any knowledge of the web
-Selecting the best tools for managing your organisation
How to Sustain
-Keeping your volunteers and staff motivated
-Avoiding ‘mission drift’
-Engaging your membership
-Maintaining your emotional and financial health as a social innovator
-Planning for life after the founder leaves
About the Author
Dr Donnie Maclurcan is the Founder and Executive Director of Project Australia, and has worked with hundreds of community groups and projects, worldwide. His published books include:
The Sinking of the SIEV X,
Nanotechnology and Global Equality, and
Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability. His research has been translated into more than 20 languages.
About the Editor
Deb Singerman has over 25 years’ experience in Australia and abroad as a writer, editor, proof reader, content developer and manager. From concept to detail, she works with businesses to share their stories and expertise.