On these pages you'll find links to books, databases and other sources about nonprofit startup, management, fundraising and volunteerism.
Helpful Books about Nonprofit Startup
With a San Antonio Public Library card, you can borrow these books.
"How to" Websites
The following web sites provide detailed information about starting a nonprofit organization.
Don't See What You Need?
We can borrow books, journal articles, VHS tapes, CDs, DVDs, dissertations--all kinds of materials--from libraries in other cities, through our Interlibrary Loan unit.
Sample Mission Statements
Your mission statement tells the world why your organization exits. It should guide you in all your decisions.
Articles of Incorporation
One of the toughest steps in starting a nonprofit may be the writing of the organization's articles of incorporation. Here are some websites with sample documents.
Another tough step is to write bylaws. Here are some samples.