HOW TO DEVELOP A STRONG ORGANIZATION
The earlier a community-based organization implements a formal structure, the better. It’s easier to establish sound policies and practices from the start rather than change practices mid stream. Building a strong community-based organization is inherently tied to public accountability. Ethics and openness are the foundation from which all community-based programs should operate. This section contains guidelines for developing an effective nonprofit organization and valuable information concerning how to be successful in fundraising.