The week of

November 17, 2008

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Meeting


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What:   Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Meeting. When:  November 20, 2008 Where: Education Center (School District of Philadelphia) 440 N. Broad Street Room 1075 Agenda 9:00A   Continental...

Special evening School Reform Commission meeting


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In response to the request of the community – next weeks SRC meeting will begin at 6 PM (instead of the normal 2 PM start time). Please share this information with your associates and members....

East Park Revitalization Alliance’s First Annual Fundraiser


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East Park Revitalization Alliance’s First Annual Fundraiser Sunday, November 23, 12-3 pm Fall Family Fun Festival We are holding our first annual fundraiser on Sunday November 23, 2008 from...

Seniors, Sex & HIV: The Uncomfortable Conversation


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The Center for Ethnic and Minority Aging (CEMA) will be hosting its final event after 13 years of serving the Delaware Valley community through educational and training programs, agency technical...

Sustaining a Nonprofit in Tough Economic Times


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PhillyCarShare and Stradley Ronon Stevens and Young will sponsor a symposium on Sustaining a Nonprofit in Tough Economic Times on Tuesday, December 9th.  The forum will explore the opportunities and...

Philly Dance: Don’t Miss the Bus Tour


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ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships invites dance, arts and youth advocates to a “Philly Dance: Don’t Miss the Bus Tour,” on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 2 pm, to witness firsthand the benefits of...

Service-Learning and Criminal Justice meeting


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Two years ago, Cabrini College received a grant from Campus Compact to form a disciplinary network of criminal justice faculty and service-learning staff to explore issues of incarceration and...

UnleashPhilly Global Entrepreneurship Week


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UnleashPhilly Global Entrepreneurship Week Event – Co-Sponsored by The Enterprise Center Unleash Philly Tuesday, November 18th, 10:00am – 4:00pm @ The World Café Live (3025 Walnut...

Business Start Up 101


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Business Start Up 101 Monday, December 1st | 6:00pm – 8:00pm Free Library, Independence Branch 18 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Do you have a business idea but need help taking the...

Ed Bacon Foundation Awards Ceremony


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On the evening of Tuesday December 2nd, the Ed Bacon Foundation will host its third annual awards ceremony, awarding the national design competition’s student winners and celebrating their...

New Resources

New Report: Youth Entrepreneurship in America


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YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AMERICA-A POLICYMAKERS ACTION GUIDE The world economy is changing rapidly, and this brings enormous challenges and opportunities for educating America’s youth. With the...

New Project: Philadelphia Research Initiative


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Pew Launches Philadelphia Research Initiative The Pew Charitable Trusts has announced the creation of the Philadelphia Research Initiative, a new research unit at Pew to study critical issues facing...

Resources for MLK Day of Service 2009


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MLK Day of Service 2009 With just eleven weeks to go until January 19th, there is a great deal of planning and organizing to do to create the largest MLK Day of Service for 2009.   The Corporation...

Local service-learning program in NY Times


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A local service-learning program, Walking the Walk, was featured recently in the New York Times. The article is at: &oref=slogin&ref=giving&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin It’s really a...

Training for employers on domestic violence


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In response to the issues facing companies whose employees are victims of domestic violence, as well as the large number of victims who reported issues related to maintaining employment in the midst...

Partnerships Classifieds

PathWays PA’s Adopt-a-Family Program


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Can You Adopt a Family this Holiday Season? PathWays PA’s Adopt-a-Family Program offers the families who receive our services many of the joys of the holiday season they may otherwise be...

Volunteer Teachers, Nationalities Service Center


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Nationalities Service Center – Volunteer Teachers and Teaching Assistants. Nationalities Service Center, which serves immigrants and refugees through legal, social and educational services, is...

Donations needed for Holiday Dinner for Women and Children in Transition


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Group plans dinner for women, children The Beloved St. John Community Development Corporation and Succor, Inc. are sponsoring a Holiday Dinner for Women and Children in Transition on Saturday,...

Help stuff Thanksgiving Baskets


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GPUAC’s Season of Help and Hope Begins with 1,000 Turkeys ‘Tis the season to share. With a tightening economy and the holiday season fast approaching, the needs of low-income families in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

College Fair at National Service Learning Conference


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The 20th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, Growing Hope, Cultivating Change is bringing together 1,000 young leaders March 18-21, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.  These young people have...

Institute on Global Service-Learning


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SAVE the DATE!!! The Institute on Global Service-Learning at Cornell University. When: February 12-13, 2009 Location: Cornell University, Industrial and Labor Relations Conference Center The...

Call for Proposals: National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning Conference


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CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROGRAM PROPOSALS National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning Conference June 25-27, 2009 DePaul University Chicago, IL The conference organizing committee is interested in...

Call for Proposals: North Carolina After School Conference


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NC CAP Releases Request for Proposals for SYNERGY Conference NC CAP invites presenters to complete the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the annual SYNERGY Conference, scheduled for April 29 –...

Grant Opportunities

Middle School Sustainability Challenge


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Middle School Sustainability Challenge The Siemens Foundation invites middle school students to participate in the We Can Change the World Challenge.  Through this national sustainability education...

Environmental Education Grants


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Environmental Education Grants The Environmental Protection Agency requests proposals for Environmental Education Grants.  This program supports environmental education projects that promote...

Beveridge Family Teaching Prize


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The American Historical Association: Beveridge Family Teaching Prize The American Historical Association Beveridge Family Teaching Prize recognizes excellence and innovation in elementary, middle...

Google Community Mapping Grants


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Google is offering grants from US$5000-US$100,000 for community mapping projects: “. . . maps are a powerful tool for non-profits of all kinds to communicate issues, understand needs, and...

Dirksen Congressional Research Awards


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GRANTS: CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH AWARDS DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than February 1, 2009. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on...

Palm Foundation for education of youth at risk


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The Palm Foundation will make cash grants to non-profit organizations that focus on issues directly related to the education of youth at risk — particularly those that have also submitted...

Affordable Housing Built Responsibly Grant


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Home Depot Foundation Announces 2009 Affordable Housing Built Responsibly Grant Program Deadline: March 1, 2009 and July 1, 2009 (Letters of Inquiry) Through the Affordable Housing Built Responsibly...

Museum Grants for African American History and Culture


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Guidelines Available for IMLS Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Deadline: January 15, 2009 The Institute of Museum and Library Services ()  has announced the availability of...

Key Change Grants for young people


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Do Something and Grammy Foundation Invite Young People to Use Music to Improve Communities Deadline: December 15, 2008 Do Something () and the Grammy Foundation () are offering a total of $25,000 in...

Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants


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The NEA/YSA Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants deadline has been extended to November 20, 2008 to give student organizers time to complete and turn in their project proposals. The Youth Leaders for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Project Renaissance, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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[posted 11/08/2008] Congreso de Latinos Unidos – Board and Corporate Advisory Council Liaison; Director Project Renaissance. Congreso is seeking a Board and Corporate Advisory Council Liaison...

Program Director, Mothers’ Home


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[posted 11/8/2008] Mothers’ Home — Program Director and Part-Time Social Worker. Mothers’ Home, a shelter for homeless pregnant women, has openings for a Program Director and a part-time Social...

Coordinator of Civic and Community Engagement, Montgomery County Comm College


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Montgomery County Community College Notice of Position Vacancy COORDINATOR OF CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Basic Purpose: The Coordinator of Civic and Community Engagement coordinates educational...

Miscellaneous

Green Burial: Burial as a Conservation Strategy


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Environmental Leadership Program’s Upcoming Webinar A Conversation with Joe Sehee, Executive Director of Green Burial Council “Green Burial: Burial as a Conservation Strategy” This...

Web-Based Seminars on Hosted Computing for Non-Profits


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“Moving Your Non-profit to the Cloud: A Series of Web-Based Seminars on Hosted Computing for Non-Profits” Please join Management Consulting Services (MCS), a nonprofit support...

Action for Nature: International Young Eco-Hero Awards


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Action for Nature: International Young Eco-Hero Awards AFN International Young Eco-Hero Awards recognize the individual accomplishments of young people whose personal actions have significantly...

John Chorlton Manning Award for Teacher Educators


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International Reading Association: Award for Public School Service The International Reading Association John Chorlton Manning Public School Service Award encourages and supports the improvement of...

Women of Courage: Women of Inspiration


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Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is proud to announce the call for nominations for its 5th Annual “Women of Courage: Women of Inspiration” Awards. Lutheran Settlement House is a non-profit,...


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