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Alliance for Nonprofit Resources
ANR provides innovative solutions and services for organizations to effectively fulfill their mission. ANR’s purpose is to provide nonprofit organizations with professional, qualified, administrative and operational supports, services and consultation.
Andrew Mellen, Inc.
One of the pioneers of professional organizing, Andrew travels the world speaking and teaching. He works with individuals, and global brands including the NY Mets, Genentech, American Express, Time, Inc. and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is passionate about organization, sustainability, and mindfulness—and lives by his motto: More love, less stuff! Find out how Andrew’s expertise, compassion and sense of humor can help change your life and your relationship with stuff today.
Carter is a team of philanthropy specialists. Integrity, creativity, experience and expertise are brought to every partner engagement to address the fundraising challenges of local, regional and international philanthropy.
As experts in fundraising and nonprofit organizational development, Community Equip’d partners with you to make your organization stronger as you fulfill your mission and vision.
The Difference Card
The Difference Card helps organizations to build the most cost effective health plan. Since 2001 The Difference Card has provided its clients with an average net savings of over 18%. The product utilizes proprietary medical reimbursement systems, risk transfer solutions and wellness strategies. In doing so, The Difference Card has delivered millions of dollars in savings to its clients while at the same time providing the highest level of employee benefits.
Electronic Communication Services
Serving customers for 30 years, ECS is a total communications provider striving to pair the latest technology with the best customer service. Products and services include: hosted and on-premise phone systems, SIP trunk phone service, phone system applications (call reporting, call recording, unified communications), cell phone boosters, door access control systems, security cameras, WiFi networks, and low voltage cabling and terminations. ECS offers competitive pricing and continuous support alongside the problem-solving products that help organizations cost-effectively meet their needs and the needs of their clients.
Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority
An impact investor, ECGRA’s mission is to elevate Erie County by galvanizing nonprofits and small businesses toward economic and community development. Since February 2008, ECGRA has invested more than $55 million in Erie County.
Insurance Management Company
Insurance Management Company (IMC) has earned a national reputation for its unique business model for helping commercial, industrial and institutional clients better manage risk. Clients working closely with IMC associates, optimize the purchase of property, liability and workers compensation insurance. IMC achieves this through the combination of a uniquely-skilled team and a culture that stresses “what would we do if it were our business”.
Harbor Compliance has helped thousands of nonprofits gain tax exempt status, manage state and federal filings, and achieve worry-free fundraising compliance nationwide. They offer comprehensive support services for every phase of the nonprofit life-cycle. Key services include nonprofit formation, tax registration and exemption, charitable solicitation registration, nonprofit corporate filings, and business licensing.
Lafaro Insurance Agency
Insurance counselors of the Lafaro Insurance Agency take the time to analyze your assets, identify your exposures, minimize your risks, and help reduce your losses by designing complete insurance plans to fit your needs while providing the utmost service.
Marketing Technologies of WNY
Marketing Technologies of Western New York is an all-in-one marketing services resource for business owners and marketing professionals. Whether you work for an agency, a corporation or a not-for-profit organization, Marketing Technologies exists to support your marketing and development efforts any way possible.
OneCause is committed to helping cause-driven organizations amplify their message and raise more funds with easy-to-use fundraising solutions. First to market as BidPal in 2007 with revolutionary mobile bidding, OneCause’s full suite of solutions now powers online giving, event management, mobile bidding, and peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofit organizations of all sizes.
The Script Project
The Script Project promotes culturally responsive integrations through programming and training development to support marginalized communities in the Erie area. They believe supporting means working to change the stories we are told and we tell ourselves. Change does not come from one program or one training, but rather, sustained work to examine, expose, and dismantle persistent inequities. Their vision is that culturally responsive educational experiences, work places, and community spaces would be the norm in our daily lives.
Public Relations Society of America NWPA Chapter
The Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the professional organization that brings together public relations, communications and marketing practitioners throughout Erie, PA. PRSA NWPA hosts a variety of events throughout the year including professional development seminars, networking events, and an annual conference.
Twenty-First Century Press
Twenty First Century Press is not just a printer; they are focused on developing cost-effective marketing and communication solutions for their clients, offering commercial sheetfed printing, digital printing, variable printing, wide-format printing, full-service lettershop and mail house services as well as a variety of value-added processes including warehousing, fulfillment, and distribution. Women-owned, and proud of it!
United Way of Erie County
United Way of Erie County mobilizes resources to break the cycle of poverty and improve our community. They are on a mission to crush poverty in Erie County!
Zenger Group has been an innovative force in the printing industry for over 25 years by always looking for new technologies to provide a superior product for its clients. Through acquisitions and solid business practices it has grown to be one of Western New York’s leaders in print and direct-mail services.
Aly Sterling Philanthropy
Aly Sterling Philanthropy is a partnership-driven consulting firm powering fundraising, strategic planning and board leadership solutions for the well-positioned nonprofit.
The Benefit Many team provides integrated software solutions and services to help nonprofits and small businesses boost productivity and amplify mission.
Charity Footprints, Inc.
Charity Footprints, Inc. is a mission driven organization with a vision to make the world a healthier, more generous, and more community-oriented place. They aim to promote fitness & encourage charitable giving.
Compu-Mail believes in simplicity, and that fundraising doesn't have to be complicated to be successful. Compu-Mail provides end-to-end direct marketing and business printing services to companies across the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered in Grand Island, NY, Compu-Mail services include direct mail, email marketing, data driven marketing with database management, statement rendering, and variable imaging.
Denny Civic Solutions
Denny Civic Solutions works to create positive change by managing civic campaigns and engineering public policy. With decades of hands-on expertise, they know how to foster an idea from inception to execution.
EveryAction offers best-in-class digital, multi-channel fundraising, organizing, and advocacy tools on a single, unified CRM. Built and supported by nonprofit experts, EveryAction’s tools allow nonprofits of all sizes to optimize interactions with supporters and prospects, leading to the best outcomes. Thousands of nonprofits like Greenpeace, Planned Parenthood, the National Audubon Society, and others use EveryAction each day to raise more money and drive more action.
Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership
The three divisions of the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership — Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, and Growth Partnership — support the organization’s core mission: to collaborate and mobilize leadership, expertise, and resources to sustain business, create jobs, grow investment, enrich lives, and improve the prosperity of the region.
As Nebraska’s first Certified B Corporation, Firespring loves working collaboratively with other organizations to identify their purpose and bring it to life. Firespring’s core purpose is to leverage their profit, products and people to do more good.
Lillis, McKibben, Bongiovanni & Co.
Lillis, McKibben, Bongiovanni & Co. (LMBCO) has been providing employee benefit brokerage and advisory services for NW PA employers for more than 30 years. LMBCO is unique in the employee benefit arena because they deliver both the hands-on personalized day-to-day service of a local smaller agency and possess the resources and tools of a large national firm by virtue of Partner status with United Benefit Advisors (UBA).
Lake Effect Leaders - AmeriCorps VISTA Project
Lake Effect Leaders strives to build the next generation of nonprofit leaders for Northwestern Pennsylvania by harnessing the skills and passions of recent college graduates, as well as training and mentoring in best practices of nonprofit management.
McGill Power Bell & Associates, LLP
MPB has been in business for over 90 years. Their mission is to empower clients, their organization and communities to achieve excellence. MPB is one of the regions larger Certified Public Accounting firms that specialize in the not-for-profit organizations. To that end, they created a Not-for-profit and Government Services Group dedicated to providing these services. They have valuable experience in this industry and currently provide audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to over 200 not-for-profit and government entities.
For over 15 years, Payroll Services' clients have trusted them to deliver accurate and compliant payroll services at a reasonable rate. No matter how complex or how simple, Payroll Services can customize a solution that fits your business needs.
SmartWriteStudio, LLC is a client-centered team of professional technical writers that specializes in addressing the writing needs of nonprofit organizations. The SmartWriteStudio team shares your mission of providing meaningful services to the citizens of our broad, diverse and deserving community. Let SmartWrite apply their writing expertise to your project…and to your mission.
Founded in 1998, Strategy Solutions is dedicated to facilitating creative solutions to ensure the sustainability of public, private and nonprofit organizations and create healthy communities. Their unique approach blends analytical research capabilities, group process techniques, best practices and planning tools with energy, enthusiasm and total dedication to each client’s success, resulting in hundreds of remarkable outcomes.
Tungsten Creative Group
As an integrated marketing agency and web development team, Tungsten has been around since right after the world realized Y2K was — as it turned out — nothing at all to panic about. Almost 20 years later, Tungsten has helped countless organizations share important stories about their work and their impact on our communities. Tungsten makes the process easy, and the messaging powerful. With no surprises in the end.
Williams & Jorden
Williams & Jorden - attorneys at law - provide outstanding legal services to the people of Erie, PA. Representing individuals and businesses in legal matters of all sizes, Attorney Adam Williams and Attorney Matt Jorden will stand by your side during the whole process from start to finish.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) empowers individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. AFP’s vision is to stimulate a world of generosity and positive social good through fundraising best practice.
Black Insurance Group
Black Insurance Group provides “Insurance with Integrity.” They have been providing stability and reliability to their clients since 1962 to help them live their lives with confidence, give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
Community Access Media
Community Access Media is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation authorized by the City of Erie to administer the public access channel on Spectrum Cable, Channel 1021 and VNET Fiber Channel 2. Community Access Media gives people and organizations the tools that they need to get their unique messages across to their intended audiences.
Decision Associates is a business consulting group in Erie, PA, focused on helping each client move into the Top 20 Percent in their industry. Since 1984, they have worked with a wide range of businesses in various industries with strategic planning, marketing and sales, recruiting and organizational development, succession and exit planning, and mergers and acquisitions.
ECCA Payroll+ is a full-stack, HR service provider with solutions for payroll and tax; time and attendance; benefits administration; and employee management.
Enscoe Long Insurance Group
Enscoe Long aims to deliver cost-effective, high quality products and services to create and protect long-term sustainability for each client they serve. Enscoe Long is client-driven with a strong desire to provide unique insurance solutions for each client that they serve.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an interdependent system designed to deliver high quality, accessible, understandable and affordable experiences, outcomes and solutions for customers.
Gas Mark 8, Ltd.
When Gas Mark 8 works with an organization, campus or business, they don't want to just be the people you call when you need a graphic made. They want to be your creative partners.
Loesel Schaaf Insurance Agency, Inc.
Loesel Schaaf Insurance Agency, Inc. has succeeded as a respected agency since 1927 – their mission is as true today as it was then. The team diligently maintains their position as a superior agency force by listening to clients’ needs, representing only reputable carriers, continuing to provide a level of service second to none, and adapting their portfolio of products and services to meet changing market demands.
“Pursuing the Profession While Promoting the Public Good®,” reflects Maher Duessel's founding philosophy of providing specialized assurance, advisory, consulting and tax services to serve clients’ unique nonprofit accounting and governmental accounting needs while giving back to the community.
The Nest Group
The NEST group helps prepare organizations for the process of inevitable leadership transitions -- whether intentional or unintentional, through planning and assessment, visioning, and strengthening of their capacity for new leadership. They conduct executive search, and hands-on support of new leadership through executive coaching.
For more than 160 years, PNC has been committed to providing their clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals.
From business cards to signs, and all small business and personal print projects in between, PostNet has your back with full-service printing capabilities. Need to ship something? They offer custom packing and shipping options through UPS, FedEx, US Postal Service and DHL, so you can always choose what works best for you.
Since 2010, TechWorx has been supporting and guiding their clients to help them leverage technology to be more successful. The goal for TechWorx is to provide enterprise-level IT best practices and solutions to fit every client’s needs and budget. From cloud-based, fully outsourced and managed networks, to advanced technology projects and support, TechWorx provides its clients with the tools and assistance needed to make technology an asset to their organization, not a problem.
The Unicentric mission is simple - to make it easier for great people to achieve their goals simply and more efficiently, without losing any of the things that make them unique.
Part of UPMC’s global health enterprise, WorkPartners provides health and productivity solutions to high-performing companies throughout the United States. Formed in 1997, WorkPartners has continued to expand services in an effort to help our clients strategically manage the health and well-being of their employees.