The week of

August 25, 2008

Other Local Events and Workshops

Breastfeeding Friendly Business Awards


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Breastfeeding Friendly Business Awards Maternity Care Coalition The Pennsylvania Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Collaborative Please join us as we recognize these businesses Abington Memorial ...

New Form 990: Public Relations Opportunity or Trap for the Unwary?


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PANO, UWSEPA hold new 990 workshop Because most charity Forms 990 are instantly available on the Internet, they can be a charity’s most important public relations document. They can also be...

In Sickness and in Wealth


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Seminar focuses on health care inequality The Center for Public Health Initiatives, in collaboration with the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, is launching a 2008/2009 speaker series...

Stand Down to help vets get Economic Stimulus Payments


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Stand Downs offer help to homeless veterans Stand Down 2008 – Veterans Helping Veterans will take place in September 5-7 at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Avenue in...

Center in the Park Celebration and Community Festival


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A ‘Gem in Germantown’ celebrates 40th anniversary Center in the Park, a community center that promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults (55+), will...

Corporate Pro Bono Day for Small Businesses


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I am writing to alert you to a great opportunity for small businesses to tap into free legal services from experienced attorneys across the region. Philadelphia Law Works in conjunction with The...

International Food Business Incubation Network Conference


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October 5-8 International Food Business Incubation Network Conference Highlights New Strategies for Sustainability and Community Food Security The 6th Annual Food Business Incubation Network...

New Resources

New Report: Koreans and Asian Indians in the North Penn Area


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Needs of Koreans, Asian Indians studied in N. Penn After more than two years of extensive researching and writing, Larry Fiebert, associate executive director of Family Services, has published...

School District of Philadelphia Re-Engagement Center


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City schools open dropout center The School District of Philadelphia Re-Engagement Center, a one-stop center for young people who dropped out from high school to help them get a diploma or GED, was...

New Report: Community Schools: Working Toward Institutional Transformation


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Community Schools: Working Toward Institutional Transformation If all youngsters are to have an equal opportunity to succeed at school and in life, schools must move significantly beyond prevailing...

New Report: Public School Graduates and Dropouts


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Public School Graduates and Dropouts A report from the National Center for Education Statistics includes breakdowns by race. This report presents the number of high school graduates, the Averaged...

Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males


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‘Drastic’ outcomes for black male students detailed in Schott report A new take on the troubling story of poor educational outcomes for black males comes from the Schott Foundation for...

New Report: State Budget Update


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State revenue shortfalls worse than expected In a report with clear implications for education spending in the coming year, the National Conference of State Legislatures says the decline in...

Service-Learning article in Family Circle magazine


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Higher Learning: Volunteering Through School Volunteering is part of the lesson plan at many schools across the country. As kids reach out to their communities, they also do better academically....

Supplemental Educational Services (SES) program


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I am pleased to alert you of the start of the Supplemental Educational Services (SES) program.  Under the SES program (No Child Left Behind) FREE tutoring can be given to eligible students attending...

Partnerships Classifieds

Day of Caring at BuildABridge


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United Way Day of Caring with BuildABridge Wednesday, September 10, 2008 BuildaBridge is proud to announce that we have been chosen by the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania as a project site...

Volunteers needed, Arts for Peace Camp


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BuildaBridge Arts for Peace September 5-20, 2008 Here is a chance to use your art skills and gain valuable experience with kids in Philadelphia. We need volunteer classroom assistants for an Arts for...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Advanced Volunteer Management Conference


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Register Now! Advanced Volunteer Management Conference “Climbing Higher, Diving Deeper” October 27-29, 2008 Portland, Oregon Join internationally known volunteer management experts Susan...

2008 Housing Finance Institute


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The 2008 Housing Finance Institute (HFI) is coming to Washington, DC, September 9 – 11.  Why attend HFI in DC? Congress will be back in session and humidity levels will have dropped – it...

Nutrition Agenda 2008 & Beyond


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Tufts Friedman School Symposium September 24 – 26, 2008 Boston, MA “Nutrition Agenda 2008 & Beyond” ·         Dietary Guidance ·         Nutrition Profiling,...

Youth Service Institute 2008


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One Month Left To Receive Early-Bird Registration for Youth Service Institute 2008: Across the Street, Around the World – October 26-28 in Orlando, FL – – – Agenda-At-A-Glance...

Grant Opportunities

Laura Jane Musser Fund


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Musser Fund supports intercultural harmony The Laura Jane Musser Fund promotes mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds within defined...

Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology


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Siemens Foundation: Math, Science, & Technology Awards The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school...

Freedoms Foundation


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Freedoms Foundation: Awards in Private Enterprise Education The Freedoms Foundation’s Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education honor outstanding educators who excite a...

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Humanitarian Prize


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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Seeks Nominations for Humanitarian Prize Deadline: November 3, 2008 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation () is seeking nominations for its 2009 Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education K-12 Grant Program


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Lowe’s Toolbox for Education K-12 Grant Program Opens Fall 2008 Cycle Deadline: October 17, 2008 The Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant program, an initiative of the Lowe’s...

Affordable Housing grant


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TD Charitable Foundation Offers Support for Affordable Housing Deadline: September 12, 2008 The TD Charitable Foundation () has announced that it is accepting proposals from housing nonprofits in the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administrative Coordinator, ASSETS MontCo


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[posted 8/23/08] ASSETS Montco – Administrative Coordinator ASSETS Montco, which provides microenterprise training for low-income or disadvantaged persons, is looking for an Administrative...

Before School Program Aide and Driver, Salvation Army Norristown Corps


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[posted 8/23/08] Salvation Army Norristown Corps – Before School Program Aide and Driver. The Salvation Army, Norristopwn Corps, has an immediate opening for a Before School Program Aide.  The...

Site Coordinator, Zhang Sah Martial Arts


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Site Coordinator, Zhang Sah Martial Arts Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.) Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131, United States Job Category: Management Salary: $30 -40K Last day to apply:...

Program Intern, PA Humanities Council


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Job Title: Program Intern Job Category: Arts & Culture/Education/Communication/Marketing/Research/Program Description: The Pennsylvania Humanities Council seeks a paid Program Intern to begin...

Miscellaneous

Cabrini seeks input on starting MPA program


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Cabrini seeks input on starting MPA program Cabrini College in Radnor is thinking about creating a new Masters in Public Administration program, and is looking for input from area public agencies and...

Philly Fellows seeks nonprofit placements


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Philly Fellows seeks nonprofit placements Philly Fellows, a year-of-service program dedicated to strengthening Philadelphia-area nonprofits while building the next generation of civic leaders, is...

Inclusive Education Awards


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TASH/Wal-Mart: Inclusive Education Awards The TASH/Wal-Mart Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Awards honor contributions of individuals and school districts in advancing inclusive education and...

Webinar: Developing Students’ Political Skills, Knowledge, and Dispositions through Service-Learning


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Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) and Campus Compact, the NSLC Program Advisor for Higher Education, are pleased to announce the upcoming webinar:...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards


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Student Volunteers Invited to Apply for Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Deadline: October 31, 2008 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial () and...

Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute


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Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute Accepting Applications From August 15 through October 31, 2008, CDC’s Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute (EPHLI) will accept...


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