Not-for-profit Law
Legal help for community organisations

Starting a Not-for-profit Organisation

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Please note we will send the recording and slides 1-2 days after you register.

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Setting up a not-for-profit organisation but not sure where to start? Let us help!  

Not-for-profit organisations provide vital support to the community and their role is increasingly important in these challenging times.

This FREE introductory webinar will help you understand the legal basics. We’ll take you through how to set up and register your organisation, which legal structure is best for you and whether you should incorporate.  

We’ll cover:  

  • What it means to be a not-for-profit organisation  
  • Key steps when starting out  
  • The pros and cons of incorporation
  • Legal structures  
  • Basics of charity status and tax concessions    
  • Additional resources to help with the process 

What you’ll receive:

  • 75-minutes of plain-language training from an expert lawyer
  • Copy of webinar recording and slide presentation (recording available for 30 days)
  • Information on further resources and support

Who should attend: this introductory webinar is suitable for anyone considering starting or in the early stages of setting up a not-for-profit.

Cost: FREE

If you are having trouble registering please get in touch at nfptraining@justiceconnect.org.au or call 03 8636 4448 / 03 9002 4488

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“Very practical guidance and lots of access to resources and links etc to help in the future!”

“Webinars make it a lot more convenient and I would definitely recommend others to attend your webinars.”

“Really clear, concise and accessible information. Thank you!”

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Last Updated: 06 September 2021