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May 13 is the deadline to apply for professional development grant events to be held from June 1 through September 30. (This time period has been extended from the original period that went through the end of August). PLEASE note that the application form has been changed from...

This January 19 webinar, Major Pitfalls for Nonprofits, is offered by PANO in partnership with Nonprofit Issues.  Topics include unrelated business income tax, understanding endowments, working with volunteers, lobbying, dysfunctional governance structure and more. The cost is...

The BoardSource Leadership Forum 2015 will be held in New Orleans November 9-10. The Forum is a gathering of nonprofit board leaders to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. Click here to Learn more. ...

Have you reviewed your bylaws lately?  A yearly review is best practice!  Here’s a post on Arts Hacker about what to leave out of your bylaws.  Do you agree? ...

We have packed September with FREE in-person training! You have CHOICES (and FREE lunches) and we hope you will consider attending more than one! Computer Skills for Front Line Staff   Register here (only Ephrata location remains) PA Storytelling Toolkit 2015 Register here  and...

Dr. Kathleen Cramer

Join Trustees across the state for the 2015 TRUSTEE INSTITUTE on September 26th!   Register here online or call Matt Spiegel to register at (717) 783-5738  today!  Easy registration!  Please register by 5:00pm September 15.  FREE to attend.  Space is limited at each location...

LEXINGTON, KY – The Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) announce the free and open availability of content developed through its ongoing Continuing Education Connector Project via the COSLA public website. The Connector Project leverages the expertise of continuing...

The Fundraising Authority offers many articles on fundraising.  Start with this one and click on the links in the article to discover more on topics such as how much money you should request from a donor!  (My tip on this one is to check out the list of donors and grantors on...

Check out this GuideStar article on getting Board members engaged in developing donors and funds for your library. ...

Basic Computer Training September 9     Oakmont Carnegie Library (Pittsburgh area) September 22   Ephrata Public Library (Lancaster County) September 28   Webinar Get Storied September 22   Grove City September 23   Harrisburg September 25   King of Prussia Trustee...