PBI’s Nonprofit Institute is an exceptional program for lawyers, nonprofit board members, staff, volunteers, accountants, fundraisers and anybody who is thinking of starting up a nonprofit. This course offers truly useful information, knowledgeable presenters, good advice and materials, and different perspectives on the world of charitable organizations. Be re-charged with new ideas to take back to your clients, your board and your staff!
Keynote Address: Pennsylvania and Its Charities
Attorney General Josh Shapiro & Laura Solomon (Moderator)
AG Shapiro shares his perspective and priorities in overseeing property committed to charitable purposes – perhaps his broadest responsibility as Pennsylvania’s Attorney General.
Advancing Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Presence in a Crowded Internet
Increasingly people are using social media in more and more aspects of their life. What was once just a way to connect with old friends, share photos, or share your personal thoughts and musings, has now become a vehicle for development, marketing and advertising. To stay competitive, you must capitalize on these opportunities. Most of us are already up and running on all the most popular platforms, but do you know the real secrets to social media success? It’s the details that make the difference. Dive deep into social media timing, the nuances of a great social media profile, best practices for effective content sharing and more.
Nonprofit Law and the Year’s Most Significant Developments
Donald W. Kramer
Mr. Kramer, editor of Nonprofit Issues®, gives his annual update on hot topics in nonprofit law.
Show Me the Money! Fundraising and Donor Relations
Rosie McNamara-Jones, Laura Powers, Dave Raible, L. Scott Schultz & Lisa R. Verges
Experienced development professionals share tips for donor engagement and retention, fundraising strategies that work and the key components of successful fundraising campaigns. Explore best practices for donor acquisition and retention, new trends to foster engagement with your organization and the secrets of high-performing campaigns that raise money.
A “Magical Partnership” – Building a Successful Relationship between the Board of Directors and Executive Director
Ifeoma Aduba, James P. DeAngelo, Anne L. Gingerich & Rhodia D. Thomas
What are best practices for ensuring that the “magical partnership” between the Board of Directors and the Executive Director is successful? Discussion focuses on the need for complete understanding of the roles that the Board and ED have in the organization, as well as how building effective partnerships starts with recruitment, orientation, training and continues with on-going effective communication between the Board and ED about vision, mission, expectations and challenges.
Charities, Politics and Ethics
Donald W. Kramer, Mark A. Pacella, Barbara S. Rosenberg & Deborah J. Zateeny
It is not unusual for a prominent politician to form a charity or to become associated with an existing charity, sometimes with the best of intentions, sometimes not so altruistically. But sometimes people forget that federal and state laws regulate elected officials and charities – and that the press is always watching. Delve into the ethical challenges for lawyers and charity representatives when politics and charities mix.
Recorded during a live webcast in May 2018.