Doing Business 2.0: Starting & Sustaining a Nonprofit

July 7, 2013

The District of Columbia is known for housing a large concentration of nonprofit organizations. In fact, Washington DC is home to the largest concentration of nonprofit organizations and associations in the United States. On Wednesday, July 10th, the WDCEP will host the next Doing Business 2.0 seminar on Starting and Sustaining a Nonprofit Organization. The seminar will feature a panel of experts that will discuss important topics on starting and sustaining a nonprofit organization in the District, including: strategic plan development, grants, available resources in the District, and more. Come early at 8:30am for a cup of coffee and networking – the session will start at 9:00am.



George E. Constantine, Partner at Venable LLP,  will cover the legal aspects of starting a nonprofit including an overview of the legal requirements and some of the common issues non-profits face throughout their operation.

Lafayette A. Barnes, Director of the DC Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) will give an overview of the Office of Partnerships and Grants and will also talk about the educational, fundraising, and capacity building resources for nonprofits.

Diana Peacock, Director at Community Wealth Partners, will cover how she helps nonprofits launch social enterprises that both help the nonprofit advance their mission and generate financial returns for the organization. She will also cover some other structural alternatives that blend doing good and doing well – such as the L3C, Benefit Corporation, and B-Corp Certification.

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