The Nonprofit Idea
After the great feelings working at a nonprofit, I wanted to have those feelings again. Is that selfish? I do not think so, as I try not to be a selfish person.
I want this organization to be kind, helpful, and yes, generous when it can be. And in order for that to be so, a nonprofit was born.
Informal Discussions and More Research
All good questions and answers followed. From there, I did more market research and found the papercraft industry and community was quite large with sales in the Billions!
WOW, I thought, if that is the case, then one itty-bitty nonprofit organization could possibly help more people in the long run. And so, I began to set goals needed to make a nonprofit organization with the unveiling on Giving Tuesday.
I realize that the date of this writing is on Giving Tuesday, 2019. Sometimes life does get in the way of your goals, hahaha!
What is the Rule of Five?
Between one fifth to a quarter of the membership dues would help fund the scholarship(s). The rest would be divided up with Operational, Website, Trade Show, and Incidental Costs.
These are the different memberships each with the Rule of Five:
Most time management thoughts typically state having an odd number of goals, tasks, or to-dos. Some say five, others say three, and Your Money or Your Life book had nine steps. Therefore, five seems about right to me.
Once we start getting donations and other funds, we will be able to grow the Mental Well-Being Fund. Having a portion going into it from in the beginning, however, is the right way to go.