Training & Events

Through online and in-person programs, we equip nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers with knowledge, fresh ideas and best practices to succeed.

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Upcoming Events

Leadership Part I: Board | Virtual Standards for Excellence Implementation Series (2 of 6)

06/16/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Critical Employment Issues for Nonprofits in the New Normal

06/23/2021 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Leadership II: Staff & Volunteers, and Legal Compliance & Ethics | Virtual Standards Series (3 of 6)

06/30/2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Giving USA’s 2021 Report on Philanthropy

07/13/2021 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Online - Zoom

Finance & Operations | Virtual Standards Implementation Series (4 of 6)

07/14/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Using Social Media to Build Relationships with Your Donors

07/20/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Online - Zoom

Annual Collaborative Conference

We’re going virtual! Join conference partners Alliance for Nonprofit Resources (ANR), the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP), PANO, and Villanova University for our first-ever digital conference experience. Will it be the same as our annual in-person gathering? Probably not. Will we still challenge ourselves and each other to dig deep, get vulnerable, expand our horizons, and grow together? You bet. Will we also have fun while we learn from each other and from expert speakers? We think so! Learn more about our plans for Reimagining Together, coming to a computer near you in October 2020.

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Customized Training

For organizations with specific training topics and goals in mind – whether your board needs a refresher on board roles and responsibilities or your staff could use some guidance on volunteer management – PANO is here to connect you with an expert trainer. Let us know how we can help you meet your organization’s unique educational needs!

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What is your cancellation policy?

Unless there is an emergency, registrants are responsible for the full program fee if cancellation is not received at least 5 business days prior to the program. You may also choose to send an alternate registrant.

What is PANO's procedure for addressing and resolving problems and concerns of program participants?

PANO is committed to addressing problems when they occur. Members are encouraged to bring any problems or concerns to the attention of PANO staff. Download a copy of our procedure here.

How do I become a presenter?

If you would like to be considered as a presenter, please contact Christina Spadaro. Please include the topic you wish to address, references, testimonials, and a presentation/webinar recording if you have it.

How can our company sponsor an event?

If you are interested in sponsoring, exhibiting, or providing scholarships to any PANO events or webinars, please check out our Corporate Partnership opportunities.

Multiple people from my organization would like to attend a webinar. Do we all need to register separately or can we purchase one registration and watch the webinar together?

One registration entitles you to a single login; multiple accesses from different workstations are not permitted.Up to three individuals may watch a webinar together around one computer or screen, each person must be registered individually. For four or more individuals, please sign up using our group screening rate (note: you only need to purchase ONE group screening ticket, regardless of how many people plan to participate).

Can my organization host a screening of a webinar for several of our community partners?

Yes! Please select the group screening rate from the registration options for the webinar you would like to screen (note: you only need to purchase ONE group screening ticket, regardless of how many people plan to participate).