Sometimes our desire to bring about change forces us to take the more direct path to satisfying that desire. The urge to bring about rapid change may drive you launch your own nonprofit in order to get results quickly.
"If you’re driven by a mission to help others and improve your community, you belong in the nonprofit world. Individuals with passion and drive are particularly well-suited to succeed in nonprofit work, especially when they’re able to direct their own mission."
This entrepreneurial instinct is hard to suppress and is fraught with risk. To help you minimize that risk, one of the country's leading consulting firms has published a very useful guide to the venture.
Snowball fundraising has thoughtfully outlined each step that you will need to take on your solitary path into the voluntary sector.