Client Highlights

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

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

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

LaSalle

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University is in the business of nonprofits – to strengthen the capacity of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey, Northern Delaware region. NCLSU offers workshops and consulting in Leadership Development, Fundraising, Financial Management, Human Resources and more.
www.lasallenonprofitcenter.org

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

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

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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

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.
fancybrigade.com

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.
rrc.edu

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

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.
delcospca.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

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

Upcoming Events

PBI 13th Annual Nonprofit Institute – May 27, 2015 – All Day

In Person at the Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA, Webinar Simulcast.

At 1:20pm, Laura Solomon Esq. presents “What Would You Do – A Workshop on Critical Nonprofit Legal Issues”, for more information click here

Legal and Ethical Duties of Nonprofit Board Members

May 18, 2015, 9:30-noon, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, sponsored by the National Association of Jewish Chaplins, Pearlstone Retreat Center, Reistertown, MD

Should Your Nonprofit Get Hitched?

Business on Board program of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, May 8, 2105, 9:30AM at the Penn Museum of Archaeology, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting

Giving Guidance: A Legal Review of Fundraising Requirements

Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, March 18, 2015, 8:30-9:45AM, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Laura Solomon Esq. Presenting, See JFGP website for more information

DonorPerfect Presents: Ask the Legal Expert (Session 2)

March 17, 2015, 2:00-3:00PM, DonorPerfect is bringing back Laura Solomon Esq. for another webinar of “Ask the Legal Expert”. Laura is answering some of the many questions submitted by recent participants and will be taking questions during the session. See this link for more information.

Donor Perfect Presents: Ask the Legal Expert

February 4, 2015, 2:00PM, Laura Solomon Esq. on Webcast sponsored by Donor Perfect. Click here for registration

Successful Nonprofit Strategic Collaboration

Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, February 23rd, 2015, Noon – 4:15, Live at PBI CLE Conference Center, Philadelphia, PA, Simulcast on Web, Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, for more information click here

My Big Fat Nonprofit Wedding – What your Foundation Needs to Know About Funding Nonprofit Collaborations

Third Annual National Foundation Conference sponsored by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, February 19th, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada. Laura Solomon Esq. presenting

Law & Ethics: Board Roles and Responsbilities

At Business on Board 2015, Sponsored by the Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, January 30th, 2015, 10:00am – Noon, National Museum of Jewish History, Laura Solomon Esq. presenting, Click here for more info

Is a 501c3 Right for Your Club?

At “Peace, Projects, and Pfun”, November 14, 2014, 10:50AM – 11:50AM, Sponsored by The Rotary and Guy Gundaker Foundation, Villanova Conference Center, Randor, PA, Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting, click here for more information