The week of

May 4, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

2009-2010 Scholars in Service to PA Campuses Announced


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2009-2010 Scholars in Service to PA Campuses Announced I am pleased to announce the 2009-2010 host campuses of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program! Scholars in Service to PA is an...

Other Local Events and Workshops

High School Bioethics Conference & Website


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I’m writing to share our new high school bioethics website: I hope you’ll share the site with your colleagues, students and friends. Also, I’d like to extend an invitation to you...

Opportunities for Jobs and Business in the Stimulus Package


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Coming Up Green II: Opportunities for Jobs and Business in the Stimulus Package Wednesday, May 6, 2009 11:00 – 1:00 PNC Bank 1600 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Center Hall Moderated by Sharmain...

ACHIEVEability 6th Annual Gala


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ACHIEVEability 6th Annual Gala On Saturday, May 16, 2009, ACHIEVEability will hold its 6th Annual Spring Gala at Urban Outfitters Inc. at the Navy Yard!  As we come together this year, the reality...

Caring People Alliance Summer Camp


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Dear Parents, Summer isn’t far away, have you made plans for your child’s summer camp? Here at the West Philadelphia Community Center, our summer camp planning is complete; Now all that’s...

Recovery Act 101 for small businesses


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Recovery Act 101 How new stimulus dollars can help you green, grow, and train the workforce for your small business. Come and join The City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department, Small...

Philadelphia National AmeriCorps Week Events


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PHILADELPHIA NATIONAL AMERICORPS WEEK EVENTS Philadelphia AmeriCorps Week Rally & Service Projects – Thursday, May 14, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM To formally celebrate National AmeriCorps Week, a...

New Resources

New Paper: Intrametropolitan Patterns of Foreclosed Homes


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RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT: Intrametropolitan Patterns of Foreclosed Homes: ZIP-Code-Level Distributions of Real-Estate-Owned (REO) Properties during the Mortgage Crisis Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: ...

Curriculum Guides for Sustainability in Higher Education


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From Northwest Earth Institute We’ve created a cost effective, ready-to-implement, high quality sustainability curriculum requiring minimal input on the part of faculty, staff or students. The...

New Report: Transforming Community Development with Land Information Systems


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Transforming Community Development with Land Information Systems The vast democratization of information is making the tough work of reinvigorating cities a lot easier. This new era of data democracy...

New Paper: Regional Equity and the Quest for Full Inclusion


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Regional Equity and the Quest for Full Inclusion Regional Equity and the Quest for Full Inclusion is part of a broad and hopeful vision for full inclusion and sustainability and the focus of the...

New Guide: Grocery Store Attraction Strategies


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New from PolicyLink Grocery Store Attraction Strategies: A Resource Guide for Community Activists and Local Governments Research has shown that in many low-income neighborhoods, nutritious food...

Partnerships Classifieds

speakers needed, Parkway West Annual College and Career Fair


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You are all cordially invited to attend Parkway West Annual College and Career Fair on Wednesday May 13th, 2009 from 11am-2pm. The theme this year is: It’s not a Job……It’s a Career. The goal...

Board Members needed, Phila Wooden Boat Factory


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Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory is seeking new board members! Board membership is a significant way to support young people and give back to the community.  You will also learn the ins and outs of...

Tree Planting in Kensington


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From Mindy Maslin at Philadelphia Green Philly Tree People, one of our most committed Tree Tenders groups has been planting trees in the Kensington area for a number of years. This past Saturday they...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Food System Economic Partnership Conference


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Register now for the upcoming Food System Economic Partnership Conference! Early registration with payment: $40 on-line or by Mail.  On-line registration is available at Participants will gain an...

Call for Papers, Journal of Intergroup Relations


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new info: The NC Institute for Minority Economic Development has taken a specific interest in 3 of the proposed topic areas and is offering a $1000 prize to the three top three selected papers for...

Grant Opportunities

Educational Research Grants


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Potential FUNDING OPPORTUNITY for School-Based Service-Learning Research and Development Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences National Center for Education Research Through its...

Literacy Grants from Verizon New Jersey


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Verizon Seeks New Jersey Organizations to Apply for Literacy Grants Deadline: May 15, 2009 Thanks to the support of Verizon customers who participated in the company’s Check Into Literacy...

Citizen Involvement Grant Program


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Herb Block Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Citizen Involvement Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2009 (Letter of Inquiry) Through its Encouraging Citizen Involvement grant program, the Herb...

Share Our Strength to Offer Great American Bake Sale Grants


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Share Our Strength to Offer Great American Bake Sale Grants to Help Fight Childhood Hunger Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale grants program seeks to help ensure that low-income...

Youth Programs in American Street Empowerment Zone


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Now inviting Proposals from Organizations that serve Children and Youth who reside in the American Street Empowerment Zone NeighborhoodsNow is now accepting grant applications from eligible nonprofit...

Disney Minnie Grants for Youth Service


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Global Youth Service Day was a resounding success as millions of youth changed the world this past weekend. Lasting three days, April 24-26, thousands of events around the world celebrated and...

Mental Health Service Project Funding


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American Psychiatric Foundation Invites Medical Students to Apply for Mental Health Service Project Funding Deadline: May 26, 2009 The American Psychiatric Foundation’s Helping Hands Grant...

Health Data Collection Program


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Proposals for Health Data Collection Program Deadline: June 3, 2009 (Brief Proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals through...

Nature of Learning Grant Program


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Nature of Learning Grant Program Offers Support for Outdoor Classroom Programs Deadline: June 15, 2009 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is accepting applications from organizations...

Excellence in Green Building Education Awards


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Excellence in Green Building Education Awards: Request for Proposals June 25, 2009 The Green Building Council Excellence in Green Building Education Awards Program recognizes outstanding curriculum...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, Empowerment Group


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[emailed 4/28/2009] Development Coordinator AmeriCorps*VISTA The Development Coordinator will assist Empowerment Group in all annual fundraising efforts, including grant research, proposal...

Business Corridor Research Assistant, Empowerment Group


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[emailed 4/28/2009] Business Corridor Research Assistant The Business Corridor Research Assistant (BCRA) will assist Empowerment Group define and identify all business corridors in the city of...

Regional Director, Fellowship Health Resources


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[emailed: 5/4/09] Job Title: Regional Director Type of Position General Management Job Description Organization Founded in 1975, Fellowship Health Resources, Inc. (Fellowship) is a nonprofit agency...

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, Nationalities Service Center


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[emailed 5/4/09] NSC Announces Recovery AmeriCorps VISTA Position Openings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nationalities Service Center 1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 Phone: (215) 893-8400...

Community Organizer, First Suburbs Project


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[emailed 5/4/09] The Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) First Suburbs Project is seeking applicants for the position of Community Organizer. The incumbent of this position performs outreach,...

Miscellaneous

Underbanked Consumer Behavior in Economic Downturn


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Webinar to Offer Insight on how Economy Affects Underbanked Consumer Behavior Join us for the CFSI webinar, “Underbanked Consumer Behavior in Economic Downturn: Observations from the Ground” and...

Fellowship for Informal Science Education


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CAISE Fellows Program The CAISE Fellows Program aims to broaden participation by and build capacity of professionals in informal science education (ISE) who are from underrepresented groups and...

Awards for Excellence in Public Advocacy


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Tides Foundation Invites Nominations for Jane Bagely Lehman Awards for Excellence in Public Advocacy Deadline: May 22, 2009 The Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman Awards for Excellence in...

Public Comment for U.S. Health Care Plan Competition


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X Prize Foundation Seeks Public Comment on Competition for Plans to Improve Health Care Deadline: Open The X Prize Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to drive innovation through large...

Encore Careers Opportunity Awards


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Nominations Invited for Encore Careers Opportunity Awards Deadline: June 1, 2009 The MetLife Foundation/Civic Ventures Encore Opportunity Awards recognize nonprofit and public sector organizations...


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