The week of

January 8, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Campaign for Working Families Kickoff Event


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The Campaign for Working Families invites you to the kick off of our 5th tax season. We will have a short and interesting program. We hope you all can come join us as we set out to complete the best...

Urban Sustainability Forum on Food Access and Accountability


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Urban Sustainability Forum on Food Access and Accountability: January 18th The event will be held January 18th at the Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA...

Sierra Club Film Festival


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Sierra Club Film Festival – Kilowatt Ours and Selected Shorts: January 29th Where and When: January 29, 2007; 7:30PM Location: Chestnut Hill Free Library 8711 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA...

Healing Place arts-based anti-violence training


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The Healing Place will premiere at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 15, 2007 at 9:00-11:00am at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School (6100 Stenton Avenue, Philadelphia). The...

The Steak and Caviar Housing Market


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The Steak and Caviar Housing Market: How To Talk About Homes People Can Afford and Get Positive Results Wednesday, January 17, 2007 FREE WORKSHOP! Time: 2:30 ? 4:00 PM Location: The Federal Reserve...

Call for Proposals: Green Building Conference


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Call for Proposals Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is hosting a Green Building Conference as part of its Green Affordable Philadelphia demonstration project of building seven environmentally...

Community Arts Workshop: Narrative & Performance


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Community Arts Workshop: Narrative & Performance Sundays 2:00-4:00 January 14-March 4 University City Arts League (4226 Spruce Street) Taught/facilitated by: Jess Levy This class will draw on...

Launch of Philadelphia Business Builder Loan Program


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We invite you to join us for the launch of the Philadelphia Business Builder Loan Program, on: Thursday, January 11 10:30 The African American Museum in Philadelphia 701 Arch Street Sponsored by the...

Vote for Homes 2007 Planning Meeting


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Time to start planning for May?s Mayoral Primary!!! This May 15th, Philadelphia takes a first and very important step toward electing a new Mayor. Help Vote for Homes! once again as we get out the...

New Resources

PA Food Stamp Nutrition Education Annual Report


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The Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE) Program in Pennsylvania enjoyed a successful past year of delivering nutrition education to Food Stamp eligible populations throughout the Commonwealth. The...

New Guide: Unlocking the Potential of Nursing


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[posted from Center for Health Professions news] Unlocking the Potential of Nursing, a new resource guide designed to help grantmakers working at the local level address the nursing shortage, was...

New Report: Poor Learning Climate for Black & Hispanic Students


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] POOR LEARNING CLIMATE FOR BLACK & HISPANIC STUDENTS If an adult were forced to work in an environment where disrespect, bad language, fighting,...

New Report: Teacher Responsibility for Student Learning Makes a Difference


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TEACHERS TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR STUDENT LEARNING Teachers who take personal responsibility for student learning can improve student...

How to have a conversation about school equity and excellence


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[posted from Public Educaction Network newsblast] HOW TO HAVE A CONVERSATION ABOUT EQUITY & EXCELLENCE In terms of excellence, we know what it looks like. We can all point to examples. However,...

High School Dropouts: A Full-Fledged Epidemic


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[posted from Public Education Network newblast] HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS: A FULL-FLEDGED EPIDEMIC A day of reckoning has arrived for dropouts and their schools. Nationally, dropouts are three and a half...

Annual Report: Condition of Education 2006


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE CONDITION OF EDUCATION 2006 This annual report summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The 2006...

New Guide: Access to Action for Community Technology Centers


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CTCNet just made live a new online guide and set of tools – the Access to Action Guide — developed to assist community technology programs to better articulate and envision their impact...

Principles of Partnership Revised


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CCPH Principles of Partnership Revised In October 2006, the CCPH Board of Directors approved a revised version of the CCPH principles of good community-campus partnerships it first adopted in October...

Partnerships Classifieds

Help with after school program at Science Leadership Academy


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Looking for student volunteers to help lead 25-member 9th grade team in semester long service-learning project focused on disaster preparedness and response. Jan 07 – June 07 (option to...

Revitalization of Mallery Recreation Center


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Monday, January 15th from 9 am to 3 pm Please join Trolley Car Diner & 22nd Ward Leader Vernon Price for the Revitalization of Mallery Recreation Center (Corner of East Johnson & Morton...

Beautification of the Emlen School


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Sunday, January 14, 2007 From 9:00 am to 2:00 pm for 12th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service Beautification of the Emlen School 6501 Chew Avenue in Philadelphia (corner of Chew & Upsal) ?...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Leadership Practice Strong Communities Institute


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The Leadership Practice Strong Communities Institute Join other directors of CNCS-granted and nonprofit programs in the exploration and implementation of asset-based community development: *Affirm...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University, January 22 – 24, 2007. Interested development...

Apply for Summer Service-Learning Institute


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Apply by March 15 for CCPH’s 10th Summer Service-Learning Institute This intensive training is held July 20-23 in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. Apply early as space is limited! For...

Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education


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Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship Takes Place February 21-22 in Washington, DC. The invitational symposium, “Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education: Have We Reached a...

Call for Proposals: Afterschool for All Children


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The Department of Education, in partnership with the Mott Foundation and the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning, is once again calling for presentation proposals for its 21st...

Building the Farm Economy Around Local Foods


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NOFA-NY?s 25th Annual Organic Conference: Building the Farm Economy Around Local Foods There is still time to register for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York?s 25th annual winter...

Connections for All Accessibility Institute


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CTCNet’s new Connections for All (C4All) program aims to enhance the capacity of community technology centers to serve people with physical and/or learning disabilities, and in the process,...

Grant Opportunities

Childhood Obesity Prevention Research


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Accepting Proposals for Childhood Obesity Prevention Research Deadline: February 13, 2007 Healthy Eating Research is a national program of...

Planet Dog Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Planet Dog Foundation Accepting Applications for Grant Programs Deadline: February 16, 2007 The Planet Dog Foundation (<a href=""></a>), the nonprofit...

Get a Microenterprise Researcher this summer


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Citigroup Foundation and Aspen Institute Launch Microenterprise Researchers Program Deadline: January 31, 2007 The Citigroup Foundation (<a...

Prevent High-Risk Drinking or Violent Behavior Among College Students


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The Grant Competition to Prevent High-Risk Drinking or Violent Behavior Among College Students provides awards to develop or enhance, implement, and evaluate campus- and community-based strategies to...

Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community


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Grant: The Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Service to the Community Awards for up to 10 high school seniors each year in recognition of exemplary service and community involvement. Funder: The Hitachi...

Youth Organized for Disaster Action Grant


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Grant: Youth Organized for Disaster Action Grants to schools to organize youth teams that connect disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery to their classroom curriculum. Funder:...

Disney Minnie Grant for youth service


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The Disney Minnie Grant (Overseas and US applicants) Disney and Youth Service America (YSA) are pleased to announce grants of up to $500 to support youth-led service projects. These grants support...

Pay It Forward Mini-Grants


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Grant: Pay It Forward Mini-Grants For one-time youth-identified service projects that benefit their schools, neighborhoods or greater communities. Projects must based on the concept of one person...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education


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Grant: Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants for grass-roots community and school projects in the communities where Lowe’s does business. Funder: Lowe’s Charitable and Educational...

Special Projects in the Humanities


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Grant: Special Projects in the Humanities Supports public humanities public discussion forums, hands-on learning experiences, discussion series based on reading or film-viewing, multi-faceted...

Statewide Family Network Grants


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Grant: Statewide Family Network Grants Aim to orient state capacity and infrastructure to the needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances and their families. Funder:...

Community-Police Partnership Awards


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Grant: Community-Police Partnership Awards Support innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization. Applications are invited for two...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Greater Philadelphia Cares


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Looking for a change? Join our team. Make change happen. Are you looking for a job to channel your passions into effective action? Can you envision making Philadelphia a better place for everyone who...

Miscellaneous

Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award


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Nominations Due February 16 for the CCPH Annual Award The award recognizes exemplary partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions that others can aspire to. We welcome...

Looking for Nonprofits that need an Extreme Makeover


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Deadline for this is next Friday, Jan 12. NBC Media Productions is looking for a non-profit organization that needs renovating to feature on a possible cable TV show – think "Extreme...


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