Business Perspective with Melissa Bryce Gamble: Use this checklist to start your nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit is a labor of love.Most people who dive into this process are doing so to solve a problem or serve a need that is close to their heart. My story is certainly one driven by personal experience, so I know the passion and drive involved in wanting to help an important cause.However, when deciding to start a nonprofit, I suggest you go about this emotional journey with some business-like focus. Here are my thoughts on how to do that, beginning with the steps you need to take to create a nonprofit.First, five steps when starting your nonprofit: