Starting a Tribal Non-Profit

There are needs in all communities that people would like to address in order to improve the lives of those around them.  One proven strategy to do this is to form a tribal non-profit.  However, there are many considerations one has to ask and answer prior to doing so.  Therefore, this course will help individuals decide if forming a tribal non-profit is right for them, and provide those going forward with a path to develop and maintain a successful organization.


Training Objectives:

– Participants will be able to differentiate the types of tribal non-profits

– Participants will inquire about whether starting a non-profit is right for them

– Participants will be able to implement the many beginning steps to becoming a non-profit

– Participants will be able to employ the ongoing requirements of a non-profit organization


  • Instructor:

    Vince Franco

    , Compliance & Resource Development Director
  • Vince Franco joined the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Native Learning Center in 2011.  Before joining the NLC, he was the Executive Director of the Marine Industry Education Foundation of Palm Beach County – a 501 (c) (3) charitable nonprofit organization that supports youth oriented programs.  In that capacity, he developed and managed numerous fundraising and outreach events, including conferences and workshops, specialized training programs, unique tournaments and outings, as well as scholarships and endowments, planned giving, and grants.  Prior to working in Florida, he held the position of Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania College Foundation and the Vice President of Education for Associated Builders and Contractors, Keystone Chapter near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Vince has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University.

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  • Offered: Online
  • Start: September 18, 2018 -
  • End: September 18, 2018 -