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
We are inspired by the wonderful missions
and accomplishments of our clients.
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.
The Delaware County SPCA is dedicated to adoption, intervention, and prevention programs that protect and improve the health and welfare of companion animals in Delaware County Pennsylvania and support the people who care for them. Our SPCA strives to save as many lives as possible by devoting our resources to adoption, prevention, education and outreach programs.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College is a unique kind of organization in the contemporary Jewish landscape. RRC is a progressive rabbinical school where people of all backgrounds engage intensively with Jewish texts, thought, and practice. As of 2012, RRC is also the center for programs of the Reconstructionist congregational community—a Jewish community rooted in tradition and committed to egalitarianism and inclusion.
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)
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.
Two Sessions – 1. Giving Guidance to Nonprofits and 2. Tax-Exempt Financing for Nonprofits (recorded)
PBI – 12th Annual Nonprofit Institute
May 28th, 2014, Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Live at CLE Conference Center-Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA and simulcast at location around the state, Click here for more details
10:25AM-11:25 – Part I – “Starting a PA 501 (c)(3) Charity”, Katherine Breslin, Esq.
11:35AM-12:35 – Part II – “Maintaining a PA 501 (c)(3)”, Katherine Breslin, Esq.
11:35AM-12:35 – “Nonprofit Strategic Collaborations – How to Structure and Get Them Funded!”, Laura Solomon, Esq.
“Nonprofits and the Political Process”
One of three great sessions at the PBI’s Nonprofit Series, March 28, 2014, Noon-4:15PM, Live and Webcast, Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting, Live location – Wannamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA, for more information see the PBI website
Nonprofit Leadership Forum – “Legal Issues for Nonprofits”
Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, February 26, 2014, 8:30AM-10:30, 237 Court St., Reading PA, Sponsored by the Berks County Community Foundation, click here for more information
The Morning Buzz – Different Forms of Support: Donations, Sponsorships, and Cause Marketing, Oh My!
Feb 7, 2014, 8:15AM-9:30, at the Delco Bar Association, 335 W. Front St, Media, PA, Sponsored by the Delaware County Community Foundation, email JDurso@DelcoCF.org for more details.
PBI’s – How to Start and Run a Nonprofit
Jan 28th, 2014, noon-4:15. Katherine M. Breslin, Esq. presenting – “Fundraising and Qualification as an “institution of purely public charity” for PA tax exemption”, CLE Conference Center—Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, sponsored by Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Law & Ethics: Board Roles and Responsibilities
At the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Jan 31, 2014, 10:00AM-12:00, Sponsored by Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, Presented by Laura Solomon, Esq.
Effectively Fulfilling your Tax Obligations
January 15, 2014, 9:30AM, Sponsored by LaSalle Nonprofit Center and Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, 152 E. High St., Suite 500, Pottstown, PA
Non- Profits: Exempt Organization Returns & Audit Issues
December 16, 2013, 4:00 – 4:45PM, Laura Solomon, Esq. and Bernadette Daniel, CPA co-presenting, Sponsored by – American Law Institute- CLE, All-day session titled – Hot Topics for Accountants & Tax Lawyers: Tax Returns, Advice & Examination, Location – ALI Conference Center
Negotiate from a Position of Strength: Collaborations, Mergers & Dissolutions
Sponsored by the LaSalle Nonprofit Center, Click HERE for more information, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, November 15, 2013, 9:00AM-Noon, 100 S. Broad St, Philadelphia PA