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Pottstown Regional Pubic Library is proud to announce it has been selected as a beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4-My-Cause Program for the month of November 2019.  Read about it! Learn more about Bags4MyCause. ...

June 21, 2019 Cumberland County Library System Foundation Receives Approval for “School-Year STEM” as Educational Improvement Program, Eligible to Receive EITC Contributions Mechanicsburg, Pa. – The Cumberland County Library System Foundation has received approval for “School-Year...

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On Saturday, June 1, 2019, trustees from the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts gathered to learn about Creating Strong and Engaged Boards. This multi-district CE opportunity was made possible in part by LSTA funds. Tish Mogan, Standards for Excellence Director...

Sewickley Public Library will share part of a $37 million bequest.  Read about it!   ...

The New Federal Tax Law and Charitable Nonprofits The National Council of Nonprofits is offering a FREE webinar, Now What: How the New Federal Tax Law Impacts Charitable Nonprofits  on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm Eastern. Register here. ...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are getting involved in #GivingTuesday on November 28! Learn more. ...

Learn about #Giving Tuesday and best practices in this Nonprofit Tech for Good article. Giving Tuesday is November 28.   ...

Tax credits are available to eligible businesses contributing to a Scholarship Organization, an Educational Improvement Organization, and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).  Most public libraries would...

TechSoup for Libraries offers three FREE webinars in December: Adobe Photoshop Tools and Filters for Nonprofits and Libraries December 8  Register Now Libraries Supporting Social Good: Tools and Tips for Outreach to Nonprofits December 14  Register Now Use It, Don’t...

Beth’s Blog reports that Apple Pay will now support the ability to make donations to non-profits.  Read the blog for more information. ...