The week of

July 27, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Mid-Year Conference on Lead and Healthy Homes


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ACT NOW AND SAVE! 2009 NATIONAL MID-YEAR CONFERENCE ON LEAD AND HEALTHY HOMES Register before August 1st and save up to $75 Payment does not have to accompany registration form 2009 National Mid-Year...

Autism Sharing & Parenting


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Autism resource fair planned Autism Sharing & Parenting will present a summer resource fair on Saturday, August 15th from 11am-3pm. Nationally renowned speaker Lisa Mitchell , – R will present...

West Philadelphia Neighbor to Neighbor Festival


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West Philadelphia hosts 20th annual neighborhood festival The West Philadelphia Coalition of Neighborhoods and Business and State Senator Anthony H. Williams will host the 20th Annual Neighborhood to...

Fundraising is a Contact Sport


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Nonprofit Center hosts funders panel LaSalle’s Nonprofit Center will host Fundraising is a Contact Sport, a “meet the funders” panel discussion on September 18th.  The information sharing...

Partnership CDC’s Homebuyer’s Club


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Registration opens for homebuyers training The Partnership Community Development Corporation’s Homebuyer’s Club has opened registration for its home buying classes beginning on September 9th....

Looking at Neighborhoods through an Intergenerational Lens


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Brown bag discussion focuses on intergenerational communities Generation Appreciation Philadelphia will host Looking at Neighborhoods through an Intergenerational Lens, a brown bag lunch...

New Resources

Book Review of We Make Change


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[posted from Comm-Org] As your COMM-ORG moderator/editor, I am very pleased to announce another contribution to the COMM-ORG papers collection: Making Change in Communities Today:  Review of We Make...

New Report: The Effect of the Economy on the Nonprofit Sector


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Half of charities saw spring donations drop: survey Just over half of charities saw a drop in donations between March and May of this year, the same portion as reported a decline between October and...

New Report: Intersection of Transportation, Health, and Equity


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THE INTERSECTION OF TRANSPORTATION, HEALTH, AND EQUITY How bold transportation policies can make all communities healthier and stronger Traditional transportation policy has been crafted to move cars...

Book: African American Student’s Guide to Excellence in College


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PHENND Update recipient Brian Peterson writes: I’m writing to let you know that my nonprofit, Lion’s Story, Inc., is giving away 500 copies of my book, The African American...

Special Issue of American Educator on Community Schools


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Surrounded by Support: Partnerships between Communities and Schools Connect Students with the Services They Need In the most recent issue of American Educator, Community School leaders Richard...

New Report: Recession Imperiling Pennsylvania Afterschool Programs


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Recession Hurting Pennsylvania’s Afterschool Programs and the Children and Families They Serve In a report released by the Afterschool Alliance, afterschool program leaders across the state say...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internship Opportunity in City Council


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FALL AND FULL-YEAR INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN CITY COUNCIL Looking for an exciting and meaningful internship?  Would you like to impact city policy?  Then the Office of Philadelphia City Councilman...

Big Picture Philadelphia seeks school furniture


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Big Picture Philadelphia seeks school furniture Big Picture Philadelphia, a nationally-recognized model school program, is opening two new middle-high schools in Philadelphia in September. El Centro...

Join United Way’s Speakers Bureau


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Join United Way’s Speakers Bureau Share your Stories and Advance the Common Good! A single agency can help shine the light on an issue. An agency in partnership with United Way can help turn on...

Afterschool volunteers needed, Mt. Enon Community Outreach, Inc.


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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS Mt. Enon Community Outreach, Inc. Students in K through 5th grade will attend the After School Program to receive homework help and to participate in enrichment activities. The...

Registration Open for Philadelphia Cares Day 2009


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Who cares?  We do.  Who do we care about?  Our children. How do we show we care?  We volunteer! Philadelphia Cares Day 2009 Saturday, October 17, 2009 Join us for this marathon day of service. ...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Summit


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Please forward widely.  Registration (Early Bird Rate) and Abstract Submission Now Open. Global Health & Innovation Summit The World’s Leading Idea Incubator For Global Health Innovation A...

Civic Engagement, Public Work and Psychological Well-Being


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You are invited to CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, PUBLIC WORK AND PSYCHOSOCIAL WELL-BEING NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM November 5-6, 2009 The Dupont Hotel Washington, DC This symposium will assess the effects of civic...

Grant Opportunities

Target Field Trip Grants


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Target supports field trips for K-12 students The Target Field Trip Grants program provides funds for K-12 field trips in order to give students throughout the country the opportunity to explore more...

Nike’s Back Your Block Grants


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Nike helps neighborhood sports groups Nike is investing up to $650,000 in grants across the nation to unlock the potential of young people through the power of sports. The company will award Back...

Grant for Change Program


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Apparel Company Nau Invites Nominations for Grant for Change Program Deadline: August 17, 2009 Nau, a Portland, Oregon-based sustainable apparel company, is launching an annual Grant for Change...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education


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Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Accepting Applications for K-12 Public School Projects Deadline: October 16, 2009 The Fall 2009 cycle is open for the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational...

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy


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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Accepting Applications for National Grant Program Deadline: September 14, 2009 The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is accepting applications...

Civic Engagement, Public Work and Psychological Well-Being


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You are invited to CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, PUBLIC WORK AND PSYCHOSOCIAL WELL-BEING NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM November 5-6, 2009 The Dupont Hotel Washington, DC This symposium will assess the effects of civic...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Learning Coach, Accel Community Cyber


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[posted 7/24/09] Accel Community Cyber is looking for an individual to work as a learning coach for cyber students.  Individual must who have teaching and tutoring experience.  Individual must be...

Director of Program Innovation and Performance Management, Federation of Neighborhood Centers


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[posted 7/25/09] Federation of Neighborhood Centers – Director of Program Innovation and Performance Management Federation of Neighborhood Centers is seeking a Director of Program Innovation...

Family Services Manager, Child Care Information Services


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[posted 7/25/09] Child Care Information Services- Family Services Manager Child Care Information Services – Northeast is seeking a Family Services Manager.  The position is responsible for...

Program Coordinator, Educational Information and Resource Center


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[posted 7/25/09] Educational Information and Resource Center — Program Coordinator The Educational Information and Resource Center is seeking a New Jersey After 3 Program Coordinator for the...

Human Services Planning Coordinator, City of Philadelphia


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[posted 7/25/09] City of Philadelphia – Human Services Planning Coordinator The City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management works to mitigate, plan, and prepare for emergencies, educate...

Outreach and Program Coordinator, Penn’s Women’s Center


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[emailed 7/24/09] Outreach and Program Coordinator of the Penn Women’s Center The Outreach/Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating outreach initiatives including programs that actively...

Operations Manager, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education


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[emailed 7/21/09] Operations Manager Job Description Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education (“Ashe”), a long-standing nonprofit organization in the City of Philadelphia, is in search of a highly...

Operations Coordinator, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education


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[emailed 7/21/09] Operations Coordinator Job Description Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education (“Ashe”), a long-standing nonprofit organization in the City of Philadelphia, is in search of a...

Miscellaneous

Webinar Wednesdays from the Environmental Leadership Project


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Webinar Wednesdays from the Environmental Leadership Project August Webinars Wednesday, August 5, 2009 Sabrina McCormick, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar University of Pennsylvania...

Innovations from the 4th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum


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Webinar provides update on underbanked conference More than 440 financial services providers and innovators representing a cross-section of the financial services industry, private and public sector...


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