Why Should I Join?
As a Nonprofit Organization, you want to improve the quality of life in your community. PANO exists to support the incredible work you do and to help your organization achieve mission. With your help, PANO amplifies your voice, leverages your resources to save you time and money, builds your capacity and connects you with other nonprofit leaders. By coming together and recognizing our collective value, Pennsylvania nonprofits and the power to do good will thrive.
Amplify Your Voice - Advocacy & Outreach
PANO provides a strong collective voice for Pennsylvania nonprofits to advance critical policies on state and federal issues affecting the sector. We highlight the critical role nonprofits serve, increasing respect and support for our members and the nonprofit community. By monitoring, sharing and taking action on new laws, regulations, initiatives, and research; PANO connects nonprofits to government, to the general public and to the entire nonprofit sector.
Build Capacity & Make Connections
PANO provides a variety of affordable and practical educational opportunities designed to members and nonmembers. Our trainings and events create opportunities to gather as a sector, exchange ideas, develop peer relationships and get expert help from top-notch trainers and consultants on current issues.
PANO members receive a discount on all PANO trainings, 15% discount on training offered by our partner Idealware and members are eligible to receive the member rate for training offered through The Nonprofit Center at La Salle.
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Leverage Your Resources
When you join PANO, you receive exceptional benefits, like access to health, business, and unemployment insurance products; discounted software and technology; payroll and tax services; access to educational webinars and events and more. And you’re just one call away from our member nonprofit help desk. See a full list of our Member Benefits.
Standards for Excellence
Standards for Excellence® is an ethics and accountability program that strengthens every aspect of nonprofit organizations. Use the Standards for Excellence code book to examine where your organization stands. As you identify areas for improvement, download the free educational packets with sample templates and attend our trainings to learn how to reach best practices. With Standards for Excellence® certification, your nonprofit can experience increased credibility with current and potential donors. Honor the best practices, standards of ethical practice, accountability and transparency that advance the nonprofit sector.
Benefits for Corporate Members
PANO membership gives you the opportunity to join a diverse group of Pennsylvania’s nonprofit consultants whose goal is to remain in the forefront of developments in the nonprofit sector.
As a Corporate Associate member, you will receive:
• Day to day technical assistance
• Discounts on publications, conference and exhibitor fees, enews sponsorship, conference calls and more
• Ongoing communication (bi-weekly enews)
• Listing in Consultant Database on our Website
• Access to invaluable networking and information including PANO’s member only LinkedIn Group
• Mailing list pre-merged in Word as labels of PANO members upon request
PANO membership will provide valuable networking opportunities with the nonprofit sector and keep you updated about issues affecting your clients.
Students and Individuals
Undergraduate and graduate students get access to discounted training, educational resources, member communications, members only LinkedIn Group, and our nonprofit help desk. These resources can help enrich your academics.
Individual members also access these services. Please note that Individual membership is only meant for people who are supporters of PANO or people who are unable to join at any of the other categories. This membership is not intended for people working for small businesses with nonprofit clients. (see corporate membership 1-2 staff)