Looking for the nuts and bolts of creating and operating your own mission-driven shared space? Developing and running a nonprofit center requires real estate know-how with a unique nonprofit lens – not an easy task. No matter what stage you’re in, this boot camp will provide a road map full of tips, success stories, and common pitfalls to avoid.
This training is recommended for anyone who is leading or supporting a shared space project, including nonprofit leaders and Board of Directors members, as well as any funders or representatives from local/regional governments who are, or are considering, supporting a nonprofit center project.
To hear about how a nonprofit center is defined with a range of examples and best practices and trends from the field.
To learn about the benefits of colocation for nonprofits, their teams, and the communities they serve, and how to frame these benefits into a compelling pitch.
To understand a detailed project road map that layers real estate expertise with shared space conditions including feasibility, finding a building, becoming a landlord, and more.
To decipher the pros and cons of different kinds of pre-development and capital funding, including capital campaigns, bonds, traditional debt financing, and more.
To hear actionable tips to ignite connection and engagement among your tenants within your center, as well as decide if a collaborative governance approach is right for you.
To discover where to find more help if you need it, including how NCN and its network can support your journey through membership or through a consulting engagement.