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Nonprofit Bootcamp - Hosted by Dr. Rho Thomas and Dr. Cheryl Jackson

Imagine if you had…

  • Absolute clarity & confidence in making your nonprofit dreams a reality.
  • Proven strategies for launching and building a successful nonprofit. 
  • Access to leading nonprofit experts that will share their experience and knowledge with you.  

Limited seats are available.

Meet the nonprofit experts and your hosts

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Dr. Rho Thomas

Founder, National Nonprofit Minority Association

Rhonika Thomas, (Dr. Rho) is considered a pioneer in the nonprofit sector with over 12 years’ experience. In March 2020 she created history as the CEO and Founder of the first National Nonprofit Minority Association in the world...

Rhonika Thomas, (Dr. Rho) is considered a pioneer in the nonprofit sector with over 12 years’ experience. In March 2020 she created history as the CEO and Founder of the first National Nonprofit Minority Association in the world. Born and raised in St. Louis Missouri, her educational background is solid with the following degrees, BA, MA, and PhD. She is considered an expert in the field of nonprofit start up, development, and management. She has spent years dedicating her time to learning about nonprofits. Her love and passion has taken her across the world coaching and developing future nonprofit leaders. Dr. Rho created Blacks in Nonprofits the first online Facebook group community that caters to people of color in the nonprofit sector. The BIN community is open to people of color all across the world and is growing rapidly with over 15,000 in less than a year. Her mission in life is helping others to reach their full potential and giving back to her community. She believes in being a blessing to others. She established Nonprofit Newbies Consulting, LLC based out of St. Louis, MO where she provides individual consulting and mentorship. She also founded the Phenomenal I am Women's Conference series that provides encouragement, empowerment, and networking opportunities for women of all backgrounds.​ However her proudest accomplishment is becoming a proud and loving mother to three amazing children who she proudly declares are her reasons why she goes so hard in life. You can find out more about her work and the association at www.nationalnonprofitminorityassociation.org 
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Dr. Cheryl Jackson

Founder, Minnie's Food Pantry

Dr. Cheryl Jackson is a speaker, consultant, and multi-million dollar social entrepreneur. This visionary has struggled from experiencing hunger to providing more than 15 million meals through her award-winning nonprofit, Minnie’s Food Pantry...

Dr. Cheryl “Action” Jackson is a speaker, consultant, television host, and multi-million dollar successful social entrepreneur. This visionary has struggled from experiencing hunger for her family to providing more than 15 million meals to individuals through her award-winning organization, Minnie’s Food Pantry (MFP), a charity she founded to honor her mother, the late Dr. Minnie Hawthorne-Ewing. Jackson understands the statement work hard in silence and let success speak for you. Under Jackson’s leadership, her grassroots charity founded in 2008, MFP has expanded from two employees to over 17 employees additionally over 24,000 volunteers have served with her organization. Minnie’s Food Pantry has expanded operations from a small 500 square foot building to over 28,000 square foot building that provides healthy meals, training and additional resources to families in need. Recently the highlight of Jackson’s career was getting media mogul Oprah Winfrey to be the keynote speaker for Minnie’s Food Pantry annual fundraising gala. Jackson was also received the honor of being included on Ebony's Top Power 100 people in America and her charity received recognition as Community Partner of the year from the City of Plano among other prestigious awards. Jackson has received donations from influencers like Oprah Winfrey, Mark Cuban, and Mark Burnett in support of her charity, Minnie's Food Pantry. Jeffrey Katzenberg and DreamWorks have also recognized Minnie’s Food Pantry. Dr. Jackson has appeared on The Ellen Show in her effort to shine the light on hunger in America. She and #TeamMinnies were the first winners of $25,000 on the American Bible Challenge game show. Jackson has appeared on Good Morning America where she was honored with the Hometown Hero Award by singer Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jim Parsons who also came to serve at her pantry headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Date

December 3rd, 2020

Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST

The most successful nonprofit leaders know that in order to maximize their time and achieve success, they need guidance from someone that has been where they want to go either personally or professionally.

We will show you how to create a strong foundation for your nonprofit. You will just need to Do the Work. We can teach you how to hit the ground running and maximize your time.

We are inviting you to work with us and get our brains on your nonprofit. Sound exactly what you've been looking for?

Keypoints covered during Nonprofit Bootcamp:

  • What is a Nonprofit
  • Why You Should Start a Nonprofit
  • For-Profit vs. Nonprofit
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Starting a Nonprofit
  • The Startup Checklist
  • Establishing the Bylaws
  • How to develop a Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Filing Articles of Incorporation
  • Legal Requirements
  • How to actually become Tax Exempt
  • Building the Staff
  • Officers/Board of directors
  • CEO & Executive Directors
  • Staff and Volunteers
  • How to Recruit Volunteers
  • Fundraising Basics

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Date

December 3rd, 2020

Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Answers from the nonprofit experts

1. Who is the Nonprofit Bootcamp for?

Anyone who is thinking about starting a nonprofit or has an existing nonprofit with a budget of less than one million dollars.

2. When is the deadline to join and what if I can’t afford to pay it?

We have limited seating and this course has a discounted price of $99 our next course will be triple that amount.

3. I am busy and limited on time, should I join?

Yes, this course will help you maximize your time and focus on things that are important when building your nonprofit.

4. What makes this course different?

This is not a webinar where you will watch slides. Dr. Rho and Dr. Jackson will be instructing the course and answering questions afterward.

Let’s get real for a moment, most workshops cost thousands of dollars for one person to teach. Dr. Rho and Dr. Cheryl have partnered to offer you an opportunity to learn from their expertise.

5. How can I sponsor someone?

Just pay for the course on the website and email us here to let us know you sponsored someone and we will contact the next person on our waiting list to give them the good news,

6. What should I bring to the class?

You will be on camera so wear bright colors and have your pen, paper, and your thinking cap on ready to learn more.

Meet the nonprofit experts and your hosts

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