Wednesday, February 8
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
First Nations University of Canada, FNUC 3304
Is Starting a Non-Profit Right for Me?
Should you or your group take the leap to incorporation? Does an informal or formal organization best suit your goals? What are the ins and outs of formalizing organizational status?
This workshop will teach you:
- What a non-profit is
- How it is different from other forms of organization
- What its legal rights and responsibilities are
- What non-profit Board of Directors does
- Steps to incorporation
- Considerations about pursuing charitable status
Facilitator Nikko Snyder is Operations Manager of the Regina Farmers Market Cooperative and President of Food Regina, a local non-profit organization. Her eclectic career has seen her publish magazines, perform in symphonies, produce independent films, and farm organically. She has a rich history of involvement with community organizations, formal and informal, and has played key roles in many groups’ genesis.
Co-Facilitator Amanda Kuckartz is a masters prepared social worker and owner of Kuckartz Counselling and Consulting in Regina. Amanda has over 6 years of experience in the human service field working in domestic violence, health care, mental health, and the non-profit sector. She is passionate about working with others and providing holistic services in the private and public sector. Prior to obtaining her masters and beginning in private practice, Amanda was the Executive Director of SEARCH, a non-profit in North Central Regina that obtained charitable status under her guidance. She currently continues to mentor with SEARCH in her free time.