Client Highlights

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

alex

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

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

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

Upcoming Events

Nonprofit Mergers, Alliances, and Other Shape-Shifting Trends

December 10, 2015, 8:30-10:00am, Sponsored by Business on Board, University of the Arts, Caplan Studio Theater, Philadelphia, PA, Laura Solomon Esq. joins a panel discussion.

Innovation through Collaboration and Partnerships

Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting, Sponsored by: PHILADELPHIA SOCIAL INNOVATIONS JOURNAL, Friday, September 18, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, at Public Health Management Corporation, 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Legal and Ethical Responsibility

Sponsored by Young Involved Philadelphia, Board Prep Program, Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting, October 20, 2015, 5:45PM, by registration only

Regulatory Compliance – US Perspective

July 27, 2015, Global Treasurers Conference, Bethesda, MD, Sponsored by Global Treasury, Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting

The Changing Nonprofit Environment

Nonprofit Roundtable, June 19, 2015, 7:30am-9:30am, Sponsored by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce, 175 Strafford Ave., Wayne, PA, Laura Solomon, Esq. and Maxine Romano, CPA from Kreischer Miller presenting, Session details

The Non-for-Profit Year in Review – State Compliance and Regulation

at the PICPA Not-for-Profit Conference, Laura Solomon, Esq. presenting, June 9, 2015, 2:20pm-4:00pm, Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel, Harrisburg, PA, for information about the conference and registration, click here

Annual Endowment, Foundation and Philanthropy Conference

Sponsored by CFA Society Philadelphia, June 4, 2015, 8:00am-4:00pm, Click for conference information

Two sessions featuring Laura Solomon, Esq.
“Strategic Collaborations and Mergers”, 8:30am-9:20am
“Political Activity in a Nonprofit World”, 9:30am-10:20am

Standards of Excellence 2.0 Rollout

June 2, 2015, 1:30-4:00PM, Sponsored by PANO and United Way of Greater Philadelphia, at the United Way office 1709 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA. Laura Solomon, Esq., Anne Gingerich, and Tish Mogan presenting, Click here for more information

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