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How can I find support to start a non profit in my area?


Bradley Alan Hermitage, PA

I have more details but basically there are areas of concern, areas like maintaining veteran cemeteries, which are getting worse each year, or another area like assisting area veterans by providing them needed furniture or essential items delivered. Other areas are financial assistance.
Should I go through the process of creating a non profit, which I no little about, or continue to connect with area veteran groups?

12 June 2020 2 replies Leadership & Management



Nancy Brooks West Chesterfield, NH

Hi Bradley. I agree that you should continue to network with your local and state veteran groups - no need to reinvent the wheel. I also suggest that you reach out to the Veterans Business Outreach Center that covers Pennsylvania - They are a great resource and should be able to help you explore what is involved in establishing a nonprofit. Good luck and thank you for supporting our veterans.


Jeff Martin Ashburn, VA

I suggest that you do both. Existing groups can provide opportunities to help now and there might be people in those groups that can help you learn about starting a non profit. Best of luck to you.

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