Do Well Doing Good
So you want to start a nonprofit? Some suggestions on what course
to take and what pitfalls to avoid.
By Allen Freeman
Landscape architects wanting to better their communities frequently
band together with other advocates of responsible land management
in pursuit of a variety of goals. They may try to halt sprawl gobbling
up local green space or stop insensitive developers from threatening
a historic landscape. Perhaps they want to launch scholarships for
promising students or would like to collect private funds for maintaining
or making over a public park. Or maybe it's just that local elected
officials could do with advice from landscape design professionals.
In a series of interviews, the founders and executives of nonprofit
groups across the country, as well as officials of several associations
in Washington, D.C., recently offered advice about what course to
take in starting a nonprofit group. They also mentioned some pitfalls
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