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Nonprofit Founders Club: Setting the New Nonprofit Founder in the Right Direction

By: Get News
Vannessa Lindsey Founded a nonprofit to help youth in 1987 and it is still going strong after 35 years. Because of her years of experience in starting and building a nonprofit, Vannessa Founded the Nonprofit Founders’ Club in 2019 to help others start, launch, and sustain their nonprofits through proven strategies and a blueprint. The goal of the Nonprofit Founders’ club is to support new founders of nonprofit organizations so collectively they can make a difference in the world.

Nonprofit organizations are drivers of social empowerment and change the world over, but it is estimated that 50% of them fail in their first year. The most common reasons cited are the lack of infrastructure and funding, and many new nonprofit founders have found that out the hard way. Most nonprofits depend on the charity dollar when starting out, and few have a concrete plan to sustain operations when funds run dry. 

That's the reason why the Nonprofit Founders Club was formed—it offers live coaching, support, and networking to help new founders create the nonprofit of their dreams in a sustainable and nurturing environment.

The Nonprofit Founders Club is exclusively for new nonprofit founders and runs courses facilitated by business and fundraising professionals who share their experiences. They teach members about accountability, the use of tools, and strategies to obtain resources to build their nonprofits. 

Among the most sought-after skill is grant writing which gives a nonprofit the ability to access public development grants and corporate social responsibility funds from the private sector. The club's role goes beyond helping founders start their nonprofits but supports its members in every aspect of running a successful organization. Club members learn a new concept every month as the club guides the nonprofit founders on planning and implementing feasible action plans that provide sustainable long-term results.

The club's main focus is on supporting nonprofit organizations that have been founded for five years or less. A majority of its members are African Americans, with women forming the largest segment.  

The club's founder and the face of the Nonprofit Founders Club, Vanessa Lindsey, is an African American woman who started her nonprofit as a young adult and knows all about the challenges that new African American nonprofit founders face when they first start out. Founding a new nonprofit is not for the faint-hearted and founders must be ready for the hard challenges. 

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To be prepared to face them, new founders need a mentor to provide guidance on how to seek funding, write grants, organize fundraising events, or run a social enterprise. The Nonprofit Founders Club provides them with that support system.

The Nonprofit Founders Club's vision is ultimately to change the world and make it a better place through the collective effort of the nonprofits the club supports. It's about creating a movement of members working together across the world to collaborate, share knowledge, and leverage resources effectively. And to achieve this dream, the club offers leadership development courses that teach founders how to manage stress and burnout, so they lead their organization efficiently. 

What separates Vanessa Lindsey and the Nonprofit Founders Club from the rest is her drive and commitment to succeed and her efforts over the last 35 years. It is no small feat to have secured over $30 million in grants and donations for her organization. Her mission is to leverage her 35 years of knowledge and experience to reach 100,000 new nonprofit founders so they can go on to make a positive impact in the lives of others. The club offers three live educational coaching sessions per month. 

About the Organization: 

The Nonprofit Founders Club is the culmination of Vannessa Lindsey's 35 years of nonprofit experience helping youth and families suffering from mental health and addictive disorders. She understands what it is like to start and try to build a nonprofit with no experience, no money, no fancy degree, and no support. Undaunted, Vanessa continues to live her purpose of helping others in need through the Nonprofit Founders Club, where she offers guidance, support, direction, and connections to like-minded people. 

Vannessa is not passing the torch but lighting the torches of the next generation of nonprofit founders.

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Company Name: Nonprofit Founders Club
Contact Person: Vannessa Lindsey
Email: Send Email
Phone: (762) 3334300
City: Augusta
State: GA 30904
Country: United States

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