The week of

August 3, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

Grants Available to Higher Eds


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With funding made available from Learn and Serve America, PHENND will be awarding up to $165,000 in subgrants to member institutions to support activities in three key areas: Nonprofit Capacity...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sharing the Wealth Technology Conference 2009


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Sharing the Wealth Technology Conference 2009 PENNSYLVANIA MINORITY TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE September 9-10 2009: Save the Date Minority-owned technology businesses in Pennsylvania will have the...

Edible Landscaping


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EDIBLE LANDSCAPING Wednesday, August 12, 7pm @ Wyck Home, 6026 Germantown Ave, NW Philly Eat local, from your yard!  Join us for a workshop on edible landscaping led by the Orchard Director of the...

Building Community Resiliency: The Role of University Leadership


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Building Community Resiliency: The Role of University Leadership 15th Annual Conference October 11-13, 2009 Loews Philadelphia Hotel Hosted by Widener University Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan...

Young Scholars Charter School Open House


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Young Scholars Charter School invites you to SAVE the DATE Come, See & Experience Our New Building 900 N. Marshall St., Philadelphia 19123 OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, October 7, 2009 6-8PM Invitation...

3rd Annual Youth Empowerment Day


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3rd Annual Youth Empowerment Day on August 8th at Crozer Library Back by popular demand, Youth Empowerment Day returns to the J. Lewis Crozer Library on Saturday, August 8th from 12:00 noon to 3:30...

VITA Sites with a focus on Financial Products and Services


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United Way of Delaware will be hosting an information session about VITA Sites with a focus on Financial Products and Services (There is still space available –you must register by emailing...

Women Organized Against Rape Annual Fundraiser


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WOAR hosts fundraising event Women Organized Against Rape will host Bridge of Courage, a fundraising event, on Thursday, September 24th.   Honorees to be recognized include Kathleen M. Brown PhD,...

Small Business Training classes in MontCo


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Montco agency offers small business training ASSETS Montco is offering Small Business Training classes.  Participants will discover whether self employment is right for them and learn the essentials...

Interagency Council of Norristown Fall Kickoff Meeting


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ICN holds fall kick-off event The Interagency Council of Norristown will hold its fall kick-off event, themed Building Community Collaborations, on Thursday, September 17th. The featured speaker is...

Mental Health Symposium


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Montco agency hosts mental health symposium Montgomery County Emergency Services is celebrating 35 years of service and will mark this milestone by hosting a one-day symposium for consumers,...

Pennsylvania Local Progressive Candidate Training Program


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Program trains progressive candidates for office Applications are being accepted for the Pennsylvania Local Progressive Candidate Training Program, which is designed to help individuals develop the...

Employment Opportunities in the Hospitality Industry


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Urban League offers help in getting hospitality jobs The Urban League will present Employment Opportunities at the Hilton Inn at Penn and in the Hospitality Industry on Wednesday, August 19th. ...

New Resources

New Book: Democracy As Problem Solving


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Xavier de Souza Briggs” <xbriggs@> i’m pleased to announce my new book, DEMOCRACY AS PROBLEM SOLVING: CIVIC CAPACITY IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE...

Integrating Evidence-Based Youth Programs Into Community Initiatives


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Integrating Evidence-Based Youth Programs Into Community Initiatives There is growing recognition that single programs rarely produce large or permanent changes in the lives of disadvantaged children...

Building Community Capacity for Research


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health is pleased to announce the third call in our 2009-2010 Educational Conference Call Series on Building Community Capacity for Research. Each call includes...

New Book: Partnerships for Service-Learning: Impacts on Communities and Students


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[posted from Comm-Org] I would like to bring to your attention the following new book that may be of interest to you: Partnerships for Service-Learning: Impacts on Communities and Students. ...

New Survey: Staff Management Strategies Vary in Tough Economy


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Almost half of nonprofits have cut jobs Nearly half of nonprofit organizations have laid off staff members to cut costs as donations dwindle, according to a survey by Campbell & Company, a group...

New Report: Breakthroughs in Shared Measurement and Social Impact


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Shared performance systems increase impact of nonprofits The emergence of evaluation systems that enable hundreds or thousands of nonprofits to measure their performance on common indicators and...

New Report: Volunteering in America


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Volunteerism in US steady despite recession The number of Americans who volunteer held steady last year, defying expectations that the rising unemployment and foreclosure rates could cut into civic...

Campus Philly Notebook Release


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Campus Philly Notebook Release The 2009 Campus Philly Notebook hits the streets on Monday, August 3rd. Now in its fifth year of publication, the comprehensive student guide showcases all that the...

Youth Development Certificate Program


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Are you interested in effectively serving the needs of urban youth? The Youth Development Certificate Program at the Center for Urban and Youth Development at Eastern University addresses the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Final Summer Block Clean Ups


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CITY’S VOLUNTEER CLEAN BLOCK PROGRAM RETURNS TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD Schedule Your Block Three Weeks in Advance On Saturday, August 22, the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC), part of the...

Get a tech-savvy volunteer


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Have you been putting off a website redesign? Do you need help setting up a wireless network? If so, now is the time to post your tech-related volunteer opportunities on Why now? Because Idealist is...

Volunteers Needed, Trash 2 Treasure Community Yard Sale for Change


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Trash 2 Treasure: Community Yard Sale for Change August 29, 2009 United Way of Southeast Delaware County 2310 Providence Avenue Chester, PA 19013 Are you a “Yard Saler” who is up at the...

Vendors Needed, Out-of-School Time Resource Fair


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Calling All Philadelphia OST Vendors! We invite your organization to participate as a vendor at the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Resource Fair.  The event will be held at the main branch of the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

pARTners for HEALTH


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pARTners for HEALTH Society for the Arts in Healthcare’s 21st Annual International Conference Hosted by the University of Minnesota April 28 – May 1, 2010 Hilton Minneapolis Minneapolis,...

Arts Schools Network Annual Conference


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“Arts Schools Network Annual Conference,” Washington, , October 28-31, 2009. Partner organizations include: The Kennedy Center, Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Fillmore Arts Center....

Charting a Course for the Arts and 21st Century Learning


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Charting a Course for the Arts and 21st Century Learning October 2-3, 2009 Cambridge, MA Join us on October 2-3, 2009 in Cambridge, MA for a lively exploration of the connections and synchronicities...

National Summit on Arts Journalism


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“National Summit on Arts Journalism,” by USC Annenberg School for Communication and National Arts Journalism Program, Los Angeles, Calif., October 2, 2009. Arts journalism is undergoing...

Grant Opportunities

National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program


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Proposals Sought for National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program Deadline: September 4, 2009 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, with its partner organizations, seeks proposals for...

Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing


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Entries Sought for 14th Annual MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing Deadline: August 14, 2009 The 14th Annual MetLife Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing is open for...

Bikes Belong Grants Program


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Bikes Belong Offers Funding for Bicycle Advocacy and Facilities Programs Deadline: Quarterly Bikes Belong, a national coalition of bicycle suppliers and retailers, provides grants to organizations...

Society for the Arts in Healthcare Grant


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Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare Grant Funds Available for Arts in Healthcare Programs Deadline: October 15, 2009 Letter of Inquiry Johnson & Johnson, working in...

American Heritage Preservation Grants


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Guidelines Announced for American Heritage Preservation Grants Deadline: September 15, 2009 The Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation have announced...

2010 Purpose Prize Honoring Older Social Innovators


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Nominations Open for the 2010 Purpose Prize Honoring Older Social Innovators Deadline: March 5, 2010 A program of Civic Ventures, the Purpose Prize annually provides five awards of $100,000 each to...

MLK Day of Service Minigrants


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact is pleased to partner with North Carolina Campus Compact and the Corporation for National Service in providing mini-grants to its campuses for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

Samuel J. & Connie M. Frankino Charitable Foundation


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Frankino Foundation supports youth programs The Samuel J. & Connie M. Frankino Charitable Foundation is a family foundation which supports a range of programs, mostly for children and youth....

Sherwin Williams Color Your Community grants


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Sherwin Williams offers Color Your Community grants Want to brighten up your local playground, school, recreation center or other public space?  Sherwin Williams wants to know how. The paint company...

Student Success Centers


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On behalf of the School District of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Youth Network is pleased to announce the release of the Student Success Centers Request for Proposals (RFP) with a submission...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Financial Aid U Program Evaluation


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Center for Economic Progress Request for Proposals Financial Aid U Program Evaluation Organizational Background The Center for Economic Progress helps hard-working, low-income families move from...

Group Leader for Interfaith Youth Service-Learning Program


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Walking the Walk Job Posting JOB TITLE: Group Leader for Interfaith Youth Service-Learning Program The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia is seeking Group Leaders for Walking the Walk, an...

Project Manager, Philadelphia Education Fund


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Philadelphia Education Fund – Project Manager The Philadelphia Education Fund seeks a Project Manager to lead a collaborative for the On-Track to Graduation Project, a “research into...

Permanent Director, John Gloucester House


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John Gloucester House – Permanent Director The John Gloucester House, a community ministry of the Presbytery of Philadelphia, is seeking a permanent director of the ministry.  The director is...

various positions, Supportive Older Women’s Network


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Supportive Older Women’s Network  – Deputy Director and Social Worker/Support Group Facilitator Supportive Older Women’s Network, which champions older women’s issues, is seeking a...

Medical Assistant, Delaware Valley Community Health


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Delaware Valley Community Health – Medical Assistant Delaware Valley Community Health is seeking a full time Medical Assistant for its Norristown Regional Health Center.  This position will be...

Home Visitor, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Home Visitor Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a Home Visitor to assist in the National Children’s Study, a long-term research project...

Employer Partnerships Manager, Campus Philly


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Available Position: Manager, Employer Partnerships Campus Philly seeks a results-oriented, outgoing, and self-motivated Employer Partnerships Manager to develop internship and career opportunities at...

Miscellaneous

Be a NJ After School Ambassador


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Apply to Become a NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador! NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities is announcing its  initiative to connect Afterschool professionals throughout New...

Public Art and Sustainability


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Public Art and Sustainability November 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM EST, 1:00 PM CST, 12:00 PM MST, 11:00 AM PST (90 minutes) Potent new ideas presented at the Americans for the Arts 2009 Convention Public Art...


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