Entrepreneurship and social good are terms that come hand in hand often these days. More people want to do good, but don't know how to do good well.
This class is your first step to launching your own non-profit organization.
I'll share my story of why and how I started STOKED, and received our 501(c)(3) status in less than 3 months. We will go over:
The key to a strong mission statement How to set up a board What it takes to earn a 501(c)(3) status How to write a logic model for your program Fundraising Do's and Don'ts Alternatives to starting your own non-profit organization Innovative movements in the non-profit industry
Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this class can help you launch your idea into reality.
Class format: Short lecture and discussion ending with Q&A
All proceeds benefit STOKED's youth development programs.
Steve Larosiliere is the Founder and President of STOKED, an award winning youth development agency based out of NYC and LA that uses a combination of action sports (snowboarding, skateboarding, and surfing), mentoring, and afterschool programs to empower teens to be successful leaders in their community.
Through STOKED, Steve’s work has appeared in the New Yorker Magazine, ESPN, Huffington Post, Nylon Magazine, Fuel TV, NY Times, and Transworld Business. Most recently, Stoked was voted to the charity of the Week by Time Out NY, was voted to the NY 100 (100 most innovative businesses in NY) and he won the Hometown Hero Mentoring Award in 2010.
Prior to founding STOKED, Steve served as a recruiter for Mentoring USA in New York City, advocated for youth in foster care, and ran a successful marketing company where he worked with clients such has Sony Music, Reader’s Digest, and Rock the Vote. Steve went to Stony Brook University and received his Masters in Public Administration in Non Profit Management from Baruch College. Steve is passionate about closing the opportunity gap for low income youth and empowering individuals to change their community.