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Phase 2 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding remains available. Watch this recorded webinar, with SBA Economic Development Coordinator Noah Brod discussing PPP issues most relevant to museum and library communities. https://www.imls.gov/webinars/sba-paycheck-protection-program-issues-museums-and-libraries   ...

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. ...

Leading with Intent is a Boardsource report that provides information about nonprofit board trends.  Nonprofit Quarterly will discuss sections of the report in a series, starting with this one on the lack of diversity in boards. (A three-step change model is offered).  You can...

Judith O’Connor Memorial Fund Scholarships are open to applications from nonprofit board members, with less than three years of experience, to attend the BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle. The deadline is May 31.  Learn more.   ...

Summer Food Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education encourages organizations to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the department’s Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program, which began in 1976, is a federally...

This Chronicle of Philanthropy article discusses the IRS release of 990 forms to the public. note:  Guidestar.org makes 990’s available also (may only be current from a year or two ago).  The IRS site looks complicated. ...

How are you managing your library’s online identity?  You may claim ownership of your organization on various websites.  One to consider is GuideStar. which provides FREE information on nonprofits, including 990 forms.  Check what they are reporting about your library...