Don’t just start a not-for-profit because it’s the right thing to do, instead work out if there is a need. The best organisations empower and work collaboratively with the communities they assist. You must create a strategic plan that is 100% sustainable. Make sure you go through the necessary steps to protect yourself legally. Ensure you hire a talented and diverse group of people who are all committed to the cause is needed to help the founder achieve their goal. Last but not least, before you can start your not-for-profit organisation, you’ll need to establish administrative and finance systems.