The week of

July 9, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fairmount Water Works Teachers Resource Fair

Teachers Resource Fair, July 18, 3:30 to 5 Teachers! Mark you calendars for the July 18 open house and teachers? resource fair at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center. Enjoy a preview of...

Delaware Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop

The 11th Annual Delaware Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop, August 6 ? 10 Educators, join your colleagues for an exciting week-long exploration of the Delaware Watershed this summer. The Bucks...

A Conversation about Healthy Relationships

A Conversation about Healthy Relationships This interactive and informative program will cover topics such as: Relationships where love does not hurt. What to do if you feel someone is stalking you....

Business Boot Camp for Youth

It is not too late to register your child/youth for the 10th anniversary of Business Boot Camp at The Enterprise Center. For your convenience, you can actually register and pay the $40 application...

Poquessing Creek River Conservation Plan

Poquessing Creek River Conservation Plan Steering committee meeting Please join us for the next Poquessing River Conservation Plan Steering Committee Meeting. We plan to distribute the River...

Hopeworks 3rd Annual Celebration of Accomplishments

Save the Date! Hopeworks 3rd Annual Celebration of Accomplishments Dinner Marian House 507 Kings Highway S. Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 Saturday, September 29, 2007 With special guest, Jim Murray, former...

Vereda Cultural every 2d Friday

Vereda Cultural every 2d Friday Every second Friday in North Philadelphia the streets are filled with people from all walks just wanting to enjoy an evening filled with art, music, food, shopping and...

July Kinship Institute networking meeting

July Kinship Institute networking meeting The July presentation in the Kinship Institute?s series of monthly networking and informational meetings for service providers serving kinship caregivers...

Interagency Council of Norristown Fall Kickoff Meeting

Norristown Interagency Council plans kickoff The Interagency Council of Norristown, a coalition of human service organizations serving the Norristown area in Montgomery County, will hold its fall...

Creating a Vision for Civic Engagement in Higher Education

Please join us at the National Conference on Service and Volunteering July 16, 2007 2 to 4 pm, with a reception immediately following Creating a Vision for Civic Engagement in Higher Education: A...

New Resources

Pennsylvania Service Learning Alliance resources

After a long and illustrious career as one of the best service-learning resources for K-12 teachers in Pennsylvania, the PA Service Learning Alliance will be closing its doors. The PSLA website will...

New Website: 24-7 Town Hall

24-7 Town Hall launched One Economy Corporation?s is the first social media application focused on helping technologically-isolated Internet users increase their awareness of and engagement in...

Engaging Departments: Moving Faculty Culture From Private to Public

We are pleased to announce a new book from Anker Publishing: Engaging Departments: Moving Faculty Culture From Private to Public, Individual to Collective Focus for the Common Good Edited by Kevin...

Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organization’s Capacity

From: Ashwani Vasishth Discovering Community Power Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organization’s Capacity is a community-building workbook from the...

Culture and Context: Stories and Lessons from the Field (Youth-led Social Change)

Culture and Context: Stories and Lessons from the Field is series of three books developed by The Collaborative Fund for Youth-Led Social Change. At a time when the youth development field is strong...

New Book: Building Powerful Community Organizations

From: Michael Brown New Book on Community Organizing Building Powerful Community Organizations: A Personal Guide to Creating Groups That Can Solve Problems and Change the World is a new book by...

New Book: New Creative Community

Arlene Goldbard’s new book from New Village Press, “New Creative Community” An inspiring, foundational book that defines the burgeoning field of community cultural development....

Miscellaneous

Certificate of Excellent Practice in K-12 Service-Learning

This fall, NYLC is offering advanced service-learning practitioners an opportunity to receive graduate credits, improve their service-learning practice, and earn a Certificate of Excellent Practice...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps*VISTA, PathwaysPA

PathWaysPA is currently recruiting for an Americorps* VISTA to work in our self-sufficiency department. The Self-Sufficiency Department projects focus on increasing financial literacy, providing...

Program Coordinator, Delaware Valley Earth Force

[emailed 7/5/07] Delaware Valley Earth Force is an affiliate of Earth Force, Inc., a national 501(c) (3) non-profit environmental education organization. Our offices are located at 100 Greenwood...

Program Manager, Delaware Valley Earth Force

[emailed 7/5/07] Delaware Valley Earth Force is an affiliate of Earth Force, Inc., a national non-profit environmental education organization. Our offices are located at 100 Greenwood Avenue, Wyncote...

Housing Counselor/Unemployed Advocate, Phila. Unemployment Project

[emailed 7/6/07] Housing Counselor/Unemployed Advocate Position Available The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring an Unemployed Advocate. The position entails providing advocacy and...

Grant Opportunities

Goodrich Corporation Foundation

Goodrich Corporation Foundation – Corporate Giving Program (national) Grants are provided in four categories: education, arts and culture, civic and community, and health and human...

Grant Program, IBM Corporation

IBM – Grants Program (national) Funding supports proposals that involve IBM technology or volunteer efforts of employees. Unsolicited proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis. For detailed...

Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program

GRANTS FOR ARTS WRITERS Mark Your Calendars for August 6, 2007 The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program announces its second round of grants as part of the Andy Warhol...

Homeless Youth Grants

Homeless Youth Grants The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is accepting applications for the Transitional Living Program (TLP) and for Maternity Group Homes (MGH). TLPs provide an...

Youth Garden Grants Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Gardening Association Invites Entries for the Youth Garden Grants Program Deadline: November 1, 2007 The National Gardening Association has announced that Home...

MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Award

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Entries Sought for MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Award Deadline: August 31, 2007 The MetLife Foundation (<a href=""></a>) and Jobs...

Scholarship Program for Nonprofit Leaders

American Management Association and Leader to Leader Institute Announce New Scholarship Program for Nonprofit Leaders Deadline: November 15, 2007 The American Management Association (<a...

Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Entries Invited for Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation Deadline: August 13, 2007 The Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation is given each November to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Service-Learning Conference

The 19th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Youth for a Change will be held April 9-12, 2008 in Minneapolis, MN. We are trying to reach as many people as possible that may be interested in...

Citizenship For A Just World: Activating Knowledge, Cultivating Engagement

Imagining America National Conference Schedule Available Now Citizenship For A Just World: Activating Knowledge, Cultivating Engagement Friday, September 7 – Saturday, September 8, 2007...

Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health Conference

Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health Conference Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow April 12-13, 2008 Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Join 2,000 conference attendees...

AfterSchool Conferences

Please share this information with your staff and local after-school provider network. The Children’s Forum is pleased to announce our Fall 2007 After-School Solutions Training Schedule. Be...

Faculty Toolkit for Service-Learning in Higher Education

Faculty Toolkit for Service-Learning in Higher Education Available Online! Edited by CCPH and published by Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (), the toolkit is...

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Conference

Northwest Health Foundation 3rd Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Conference, July 19-20 in Portland, OR. CCPH is a conference cosponsor and CCPH Program Director Kristine Wong serves on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Friends of Clark Park Work Days

Saturday, July 14th from 9am – 1pm Friends of Clark Park Work Days Meet at decorated shed, 45th & Regent St. We’re talking mulch rings and spiffing up the largest public greenspace...


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