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Dedicated to music, education and support for artists, Live Connections offers innovative programs for kids, hosts concerts for the community, and helps artists build their careers.
www.liveconnections.org

Sculpture-Foundation

The Sculpture Foundation, Inc. is a private operating foundation dedicated to providing exhibitions and contemporary landmark public artworks for a broad range of communities including urban centers, small towns, regional parks and cultural institutions.
www.thesculpturefoundation.com

Camp-Choconut

Camp Choconut was founded in 1896 as one of the first summer camps in the country. It provides a setting for boys where outdoor activities such as camping, backpacking, canoeing, and sports help to instill the values of cooperation, teamwork, responsibility, and friendship. The camp philosophy is to “grow the whole boy.”
www.campchoconut.com

PIFB

Pitch In for Baseball collects new and gently used baseball equipment and distributes the equipment to deserving kids and programs in the U.S. and throughout the world. In just four years of existence, PIFB has shipped or received equipment to/from all 50 States and over 70 countries, including this group of excited kids in Haiti who are now able to play the game they love.
www.pitchinforbaseball.org

Israel Guide Dog – The Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind raises funds and gives grants to provide independence and mobility to people who are visually impaired, through the use of faithful guide dog companions. These amazing “Partnerships” last for approximately eight years – and although the cost is approximately $25,000 per dog – the clients pay nothing.
israelguidedog.org

Mummers Fancy Brigades Association – The Philadelphia tradition of Mummery has been in existence since 1901. The Mummers Day Parade is the culmination of a year’s worth of community events, fundraising initiatives, and dedication to perpetuate the tradition of Mummery. Elaborate performances with costumes, music, and dance are the attractions that allow the Fancy Brigade Association to raise funds for charitable organizations in the region.
fancybrigade.com

Philly Improve Theater

Philly Improv Theater embraces the art of improvisation as an end rather than a means. To further this philosophy, PHIT offers a full curriculum of classes for performers of all skill levels taught by local talent and through master classes with distinguished performers and teachers from all over the world.
www.phillyimprovtheater.com

Jewish Farm School – Jewish Farm School is dedicated to teaching about contemporary food and environmental issues through innovative trainings and skill-based Jewish agricultural education.  JFS  trains Jewish farmers, educators, and food justice activists, as well as inspires and supports Jewish agricultural education experiences for the broader Jewish community.
jewishfarmschool.org

As a nurse, Rita recognized her symptoms as multiple sclerosis. In 2000, when her MS progressed and she needed more care, she came to Inglis House – “to live in a good place.”  She embodies Inglis’ mission to enable people with disabilities to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.  She is a resident advocate, trains staff about MS and enjoys cooking classes and movies. She is also writing a book about her experiences with MS and long term care. (www.inglis.org)

WolfPAC – Wolf Performing Arts Centeris dedicated to enriching the lives of young people through learning, experiencing, and creating theatre.  We provide students with opportunities to grow through theatre, developing confidence and creativity while strengthening the community’s appreciation of theatre.
wolfperformingartscenter.org

Dignity-Housing

When A. and her two children, arrived from the Dominican Republic almost three years ago, a series of unfortunate circumstances led her to seek refuge in shelters. After enrolling in Dignity Housing’s program, she has become fluent in English through Dignity’s assistance, moved on to rental housing, and seen her children succeed in school. She continues to save money and her future goals include going back to school for a teaching degree and owning her own home.
www.dignityhousing.org

Digital-Stone

The Digital Stone Project is a unique high tech stone sculpture studio where the newest digital technology is used to cut and shape the oldest, most abundant, and most varied material on earth. The DSP offers classes, internships, artists residencies, and more.
www.digitalstoneproject.org

Little Smiles’ mission is to help kids escape the reality of their unfortunate circumstances, even if it’s for a short period of time. Little Smiles puts a smile back on their faces by responding to their needs and providing whatever possible to make a child’s day a little brighter.
littlesmiles.org

Rebecca-and-Calvin

One of Becky’s biggest goals was to be able to walk more and use the wheelchair less – Her fear of falling has kept her wheelchair- or house-bound for too long – but with Calvin’s help, she has been able to walk for entire outings, even taking on a huge set of steps. Canine Partners for Life is dedicated to training service dogs, home companion dogs, and residential companion dogs to assist individuals who have a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities.
www.k94life.org

Theater Ariel

Since 1990, Theatre Ariel has been entertaining audiences by celebrating the laughter and lessons of life and the shared human experience, our plays illuminate the social, cultural and spiritual heritage of the Jewish people.
www.theaterariel.org

Upcoming Events

Main Line Chamber of Commerce – Nonprofit Roundtable

Sponsored by Penn Liberty Bank, October 3, 2014, 7:30-9:15AM, Main Line Chamber Office, 175 Strafford Ave., Suite 130, Wayne PA.  presented by Laura Solomon Esq. and Jamie Bischoff, Esq., see the Main Line Chamber website for more details

Non Profit Project Financing: Strategies for Fostering Growth and Managing Legal Risk

September 22, 2014, 2:00-3:30PM (webcast), Sponsored by American Law Institute, Laura Solomon Esq. and Tricia M. Lefkof Presenting, Click here for more info

Should Your Nonprofit (Client) Get Hitched? Legal Issues Driving Affiliations, Joint Ventures, and Mergers

July 22, 2014, 2:30-4:00PM (Webcast), Sponsored by American Law Institute, Laura Solomon Esq. Presenting

Lessons from Z-Street: What Israeli Charities Need To Know About Forming & Protecting Their Funding Sources in the U.S.

Sponsored by U-Bank: Nonprofit Solutions, July 13, 2014, U-Bank Jerusalem Branch, Jerusalem Israel, Featuring Laura Solomon Esq.

CFA Society Annual Endowment, Foundation, and Philanthropy Conference

June 12, 2014, Sponsored by the CFA Society Philadelphia, The Hub at Cira Centre, Philadelphia, 8:30-4:30, Click here for more information

“Managing the Board-CEO Relationship”, 8:30-9:20AM, Laura Solomon Esq.

“The Power and Authority of the Attorney General’s Office”, 9:30-10:30AM, Laura Solomon Esq.

 

The Challenges of Mission Driven Investing

Co-sponsored by Laura Solomon & Associates and US Trust, June 10, 2014, 7:30-9:30AM, Laura Solomon Esq., For more information email Alicia Fantini alicia.l.fantini@ustrust.com

“Law & Ethics of Fundraising in the Digital Age”

PICPA Nonprofit Conference, June 2, 2014, 8:00-5:00, Harrisburg, PA, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting (2:55-3:45), for more information click here

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

Young Involved Philadelphia – Board Prep Program, May 13th, 2014, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, This is a private event, For more information about the YIP Board Prep program click here

Slingshot Day 2014: Convene at the Center of Jewish Innovation

Monday, May 19, 2014, 8:30am-5:30pm, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge,  Brooklyn, NY, Laura Solomon, Esq. – Holding “Office Hours” 11:00AM-1:00PM, Sponsored by Slingshot Fund, Click here for more information

Two Sessions – 1. Giving Guidance to Nonprofits and 2. Tax-Exempt Financing for Nonprofits (recorded)

March 24, 2014, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, Sponsored by American Law Institute, 4025 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA and Webcast,  Click on the following links for more information  “Guidance” at 11:30AM and  “Financing” at 2:00PM

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