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Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You? featuring Steph Buda of Kids of 216

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET
In-person | Cleveland, OH

Do you have a passion for doing good?  Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action, and take the Nonprofit Startup Assessment.

You will learn:

  • What is a nonprofit organization and what are the advantages and disadvantages of forming one?
  • Steps required in starting a nonprofit
  • Alternatives to starting a nonprofit
  • Common misconceptions about starting a nonprofit

Steph Buda of the new nonprofit Kids of 216 will also be on hand to talk about her startup and share her experiences.  Don't miss the chance to meet and learn from her!

About our Guest Presenter:


Stephanie Buda is Founder of Kids of 216. Kids of 216 creates and supports meaningful summer employment for high school students in vocational trade programs in an effort to bridge inner city youth to better higher education and career paths.   In early 2017 Stephanie left her job in the healthcare industry to pursue a career in teaching high school science.  In researching where her strengths could meet the greatest needs of the Cleveland community, she found that summer learning is crucial for our inner city youth.  Combining her passions for coaching and mentoring students with home renovation, The Kids of 216 was born as vocational summer school and youth employment center.  Stephanie then pitched the business plan at the Cleveland Leadership Center’s Accelerate conference in February 2017, and continues to pitch the model to city leaders, business, and organizations.

Space is limited. Register online with the form below, in person, or by calling (216) 861-1933. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call (216) 861-1933.


1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1600
Cleveland, OH 44115

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