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04/21/2004

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Daniel A. Cirucci

Phone: (215) 238-6340


PBI's 2nd Annual Non-Profit Institute to be Held May 20

Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Pennsylvania Attorney General Gerald J. Pappert will address attendees of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Second Annual Non-Profit Institute on Thursday, May 20. Rendell will be a featured speaker and Pappert will discuss "The Role of the Attorney General's Office in Regulating and Monitoring Non-Profits."

The Non-Profit Institute is not just for lawyers. Workshop choices include something for everyone involved in non-profits-directors, officers and board members; accountants; grantmakers; fundraisers; financial institutions; volunteer recruiters/coordinators; estates and tax attorneys; and anyone interested in starting a non-profit.
 
Design your own program from amongst a wide variety of topics to meet your needs. Individual workshops include: How to Start and Run Non-Profit Organizations; Sarbanes-Oxley and Implications for Non-Profit Governance; Electronic Filing with the IRS and Pa. Bureau of Charitable Organizations; Charitable Giving; Legal and Practical Considerations of Volunteer Staffing; A Look at Recent Case Law and Trends in the Non-Profit World; An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Non-Profit Sector; Compensation for Non-Profit Executives; Sales and Real Estate Tax Exemption-Who Qualifies and the Process for Obtaining Exempt Status; Basics of Applying for and Obtaining Grants; Endowment, Investment and Spending Policies: Legal and Practical Considerations; Dos and Don'ts for Churches and Religious Organizations; Ethical Obligations of Boards of Directors; Strategic Philanthropy; Lobbying Activities by Non-Profits; Update from the IRS; Fraud in the Non-Profit World; Private Foundations; Donor Advised Funds and more.
 
The Non-Profit Institute will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at PBI's CLE Conference Center, 10th floor, Wanamaker Building. Tuition is $219 ($110 for representatives of non-profits with gross revenue of $500,000 or less.)
 
For more information on this program, and to register, click HERE. You may also register at the door the day of the seminar.

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