Entries by Fred Gaffney

American Red Cross Offers Free Ready Rating Program

Is your organization prepared for disasters and emergencies? Are you confident your organization can protect the lives of everyone at your facility during a crisis? The Red Cross’ Ready Rating program is a free membership program, designed to help businesses, schools, and organizations become better prepared for disasters and other emergencies. Participants will get immediate […]

Berwick Announces 2022 Grant Round

The Community Giving Foundation: Berwick is pleased to announce information regarding the 2022 competitive grant round. This grant round includes the Berwick Health & Wellness Fund. The process beings now and will continue through May. To be eligible to receive a grant, an organization must hold a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be a governmental organization. All grants must […]

IRS Increases 2022 Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2022, standard mileage rates for the use of cars, vans, pickup trucks, or panel trucks will increase to 58.5 cents per […]

Upcoming Presentation Will Provide Information on how to use Businesses’ State Taxes to Support Local Community Development Activities

Co-sponsoring with the Community Giving Foundation, this presentation will provide information on how to use businesses’ State taxes to support local community development activities. Did you know that PA businesses can team up with non-profits to keep their state tax payments local? This session will explain how to do it all. This program works similarly […]

OSHA Employer Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing: Readiness Guide for Pennsylvania Employers

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has prepared a readiness guide to help employers with 100 or more employees be prepared to implement the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination or testing. OSHA provides two compliance options: 1.  Develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy […]