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If you’re passionate about helping others and have an idea to serve your community, starting a nonprofit is a great way to turn your vision into a reality. There are many different types of nonprofits – religious, educational, human service oriented, animal welfare, and more.
Charitable solicitation registration is not optional. It’s the law. Charitable solicitation is regulated on the state level and the requirements vary by state. Forty-one states require charitable solicitation registration before soliciting donations, regardless of whether funds are actually received.
Nonprofits are held to a high standard of government regulation and public scrutiny. This is for good reason, as 501(c) nonprofits are exempt from federal corporate taxes and have access to public funding.
Just as all nonprofit organizations need a mission statement and (ideally) have a strategic plan, they need to be able to articulate to donors why they need financial support and […]
Over the past year, PANO has been on a journey to rebrand. This process has been one of clarity – asking ourselves: “who are we”, “who do we want to […]
Last year, the Berwick Area United Way (BAUW) contracted with PANO’s Consultant Collaborative to help them create a Strategic Plan and a Development Plan. Two consultants worked with the board and staff to ensure sustainability of the United Way presence in the Berwick area.
Discovering MErcy carries out its mission from a beautiful and tranquil home in Northeastern Pennsylvania, as a nonprofit specializing in ministry, education, and support to survivors of developmental trauma from human trafficking and severe childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, mental, and verbal abuse.
In the wake of the violence across our nation, including within our Commonwealth at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, PANO is speaking out. To be silent would be destructive. When our fellow citizens are threatened and gunned down, we cannot remain silent.