How Do I Start A Nonprofit Organization

| April 23, 2019

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Baron Jay Littleton Jr, President and Executive Director of Baron Jay Foundation, gives his advice on how to start a nonprofit organization. He explains that the first thing he did was going to bookstore or library and pick up the book, How to Start a Nonprofit for Dummies.

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The Russell Family Foundation

George and Jane Russell bought the small brokerage and mutual fund business of George's grandfather in 1958 and developed it into one of the world's leading investment management and advisory firms, Frank Russell Company. George pioneered the business of pension fund consulting and Jane was the company's architect of corporate culture. Together they earned Frank Russell Company national recognition as an outstanding workplace—achieving the ranking of number 11 on Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in America.

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The Russell Family Foundation

George and Jane Russell bought the small brokerage and mutual fund business of George's grandfather in 1958 and developed it into one of the world's leading investment management and advisory firms, Frank Russell Company. George pioneered the business of pension fund consulting and Jane was the company's architect of corporate culture. Together they earned Frank Russell Company national recognition as an outstanding workplace—achieving the ranking of number 11 on Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in America.

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