PBI To Present Second Annual Nonprofit Institute On May 20

Saturday, May 1, 2004 - 00:00

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) will offer its second annual Nonprofit Institute on Thursday, May 20.

Some of the topics to be addressed at the day-long session include:

•The Basics of How to Apply for and Obtain Federal Grants;

•Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector;

•Compensation for Nonprofit Executives;

•Fraud in the Nonprofit World;

•How to Start and Run a Nonprofit Organization;

•Sarbanes-Oxley and the Implications for Nonprofit Governance;

•Electronic Filing With the IRS and Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations;

•Endowment Investment and Spending Policies - Legal & Practical Considerations;

•The Ethical Obligations of the Nonprofit Board of Directors;

•Nonprofits and Lobbying Activities.

The course planning committee includes: Kenneth J.D. Boyden, University of the Sciences; Karl E. Emerson, Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations; Joseph M. Geiger, Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations; Donald W. Kramer, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP; Penina Kessler Lieber, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP; Mark Pacella, deputy Pennsylvania attorney general, and Robert D. Stets, Milton Hershey School.

The program will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia.

For information on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board in this issue.

For reservations, call (800) 247-4724.