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How to Start, Run, and Keep a Non-Profit Business Entity

  • 2000 Ponce Business Center 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 569 Coral Gables, FL,33134 (map)

Learn how to start, fund and run a not-for-profit. This workshop will highlight some key differences between the not-for-profit and the for-profit sectors, and will focus on three major areas of operations: Financial accountability Governance Program impact Gain valuable insights into how you can meet not-for-profit legal requirements, increase your fund-raising ability, and improve your organization’s impact and overall operation. Presenter: Zachariah Evangelista Zachariah R.F. Evangelista is a business, corporate attorney at Ser & Associates. He focuses his practice on providing legal guidance to innovative companies and entrepreneurs at all stages of growth. Mr. Evangelista also dedicates a portion of his practice to assisting nonprofit organizations with their legal needs. Prior to becoming an attorney, Zachariah worked for the City of Miami in the Office of Cultural Arts and Entertainment where he managed contracts and procurement for the office. Mr. Evangelista is on the Board of Directors for Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, where he serves as co-chair of the Pro Bono Committee and the Schools Committee. He is also on the advisory board of the Miami Sci-Fi Film Festival. He presents workshops and webinars for SCORE and the FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center on a variety of legal topics for start-ups and small businesses. He is a pro bono lawyer for Dade Legal Aid’s Venture Law project and was selected to be a part of the inaugural Legal Aid Academy. He is also a member of the Florida Bar Business Law Section, the American Bar Association, and the Crowdfunding Professional Association. Zachariah Evangelista received his Juris Doctor degree from the Florida International University College of Law in 2011, with honors. Mr. Evangelista has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Hofstra University on Long Island, New York, and obtained a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida International University. Mr. Evangelista is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida. This workshop will be hosted by the Miami-Dade SCORE Chapter.