The week of

August 31, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Staying Alive: Advertising in Today’s Market


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Staying Alive: Advertising in Today’s Market Center City Proprietors’ Association Office, 1528 Walnut St. 12th Floor Conference Room. Wednesday September 16th, 2009 @ 12-1:30PM. Presented...

Real Estate Financing workshop for small businesses


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Real Estate Financing IKEA S. Philadelphia, 2206 South Columbus Blvd., Tuesday September 1st, 2009 @ 5PM-6:30PM Real estate financing is one of the easiest ways to self-finance your business. Home...

GRID Sustainability Magazine Launch Party


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September Issue Release Party Please join us at our issue release party on Thursday, September 3rd, from 5 to 8pm, at the Abbaye, 637 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia.  That’s right, another great...

Bridging the Gaps Annual Symposium


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Bridging the Gaps Annual Symposium Symposium Date Sept. 11, 2009 8:30 to 2 The BTG Annual Symposium is held each fall in Philadelphia. Students present their projects as poster displays and...

Workshops for Nonprofits


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PANO sets workshop series for SEPA region The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations has announced a series of September workshops for nonprofit staff and board members in Southeastern...

IRS workshops for nonprofits


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IRS sets workshops for small, mid-sized nonprofits The Internal Revenue Service will hold three one-day workshops in King of Prussia on October 6th, 7th, and 8th to help small and mid-sized...

Infant Mental Health Resource Fair


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Infant health resource fair set for University City The Delaware Valley Group of The World Association of Infant Mental Health is sponsoring a resource fair on Friday, September 18th from...

Forum on Domestic Violence


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Fathers group holds domestic violence symposium Daddy’s Right Here will sponsor its fourth annual symposium on the them “Facing and Embracing Our Responsibilities,” focusing on the epidemic...

A Forum on the Health of our Children


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CIGNA to sponsor forum on children’s health The CIGNA Foundation will sponsor A Forum on the Health of our Children on Wednesday, October 14th from 8:30am to 4pm at Temple University’s Mitten...

Historic Soliders Weekend at Fort Mifflin


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HISTORIC Soldiers WEEKEND Returns for 2009 at our New Location Fort Mifflin on the Delaware Philadelphia, PA Hundreds of Re-enactors portraying Soldiers from all periods of American History Period...

Book Signing and Talk: Sibley Guide to Trees


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David Allen Sibley | The Sibley Guide to Trees Talk and book signing Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 2:00 PM Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, 19103 215-686-5322 Cost: FREE No tickets required. For...

Physical Fitness and Obesity in Determining Health Outcomes


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The Positive Psychology Center presents Physical Fitness or Obesity: Which Is the More Important Determinant of Health Outcomes? Steven N. Blair, Part of the Positive Health Lecture Series...

Annual Nonprofit Technology Awards Luncheon


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Annual Nonprofit Technology Awards Luncheon Friday, October 16, 2009 from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM (ET) NPower Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Technology Awards Luncheon brings together individuals...

NPower PA’s September Training Calendar


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September Training Calendar We just posted our class schedule for September.  Click the link below to check out our upcoming classes. Click Here for the NPower PA Training Calendar We offer ongoing...

Grant Writing Workshops


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Improve your Grant Writing skills for enhancing your organizational capacity this fall presented by JAE Enterprises, Inc., at the Holiday Inn, Cherry Hill, The following workshops are being offered:...

New Resources

New Report: Homelessness increased in last year


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HUD: 22% increase in number of homeless families in US The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced in its 4th Annual Homeless Assessment Report that there has been a huge...

New Report: Civic Health in Hard Times


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Recession impacting civic engagement in US: report As the recession drags on, many Americans are spending less time volunteering, participating in groups, or engaged in other civic activities in...

New Website: Emergency Preparedness for Nonprofits


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City website offers emergency preparedness info for nonprofits September is National Preparedness Month and a time when the Department of Homeland Security, with the support of coalition partners,...

New Website: Student Parent Journal (SPJ)


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Student Parent Journal (SPJ) is a place where moms and dads who are also students can meet, share their thoughts, and support one another. The idea for SPJ came about when author Sherrill Mosee was...

New Brief: Expanding and Enriching Learning Time for All


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Here at TASC, we are starting the new school year with a call to action. We’re calling for more schools to expand the learning day, for policymakers to support more time for enrichments as well...

New Report: Crisis in the Kindergarten


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Easily quantified, tests trump playtime in kindergarten With a national push for universal kindergarten and preschool, pressure has risen on administrators to prove these programs are worth the...

New (FREE) Book & Curriculum for K-5 on Alex’s Lemonade Stand


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FREE Book and Curriculum for K-5 Students! Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is proud to introduce our exciting new service-learning program, whose name was derived from the same principle that Alex...

Service-Learning Game: Connecting Curriculum Categories


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Introducing C3: CONNECTING CURRICULUM CATEGORIES Created by the Institute for Global Education and Service Learning, C3 is an interactive game, modeled after Scattagories, that helps service learning...

Toolkit: Reclaiming Foreclosed Properties for Community Benefit


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The long-term effects of the foreclosure crisis are only now sinking in for many communities, as homes languish unattended and property values plummet across entire neighborhoods. But a new...

Lesson Plan: Mock Senate Simulation


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* NEW LESSON PLAN * MOCK SENATE SIMULATION During our annual Congress in the Classroom® workshop — — participants are asked to introduce the lesson plans, resources, and techniques that...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, The Benefit Bank


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Solutions for Progress seeks a team of volunteers to implement their innovative software The Benefit Bank The Benefit Bank is a web-based, counselor-assisted program that simplifies and centralizes...

Vendors needed for Delaware Community Fair


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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FAIR – VENDORS NEEDED! Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation needs vendors for a Community Volunteer Fair on Saturday, November 7, 2009.  The event will be held 10...

Intern, Childspace Cooperative Development


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Childspace Cooperative Development, Inc. seeks an Intern Childspace CDI is a non-profit organization that provides early education teachers and employees with the skills, leadership, experience and...

Interns, Research for Better Schools


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Research for Better Schools RBS is a nonprofit organization funded primarily through grants and contracts from the Department of Education, National Science Foundation, Mid-Atlantic state...

Volunteers Needed, Breakthrough Greater Philadelphia


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School Year Program Volunteer Application Locations: Germantown Friends School, St. Joseph’s University & Grover Washington Jr. Middle School Welcome to the extraordinary world of Breakthrough!...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pathways to Prosperity: Financial Stability for all in Changing Times


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Please join us for: “Pathways to Prosperity: Financial Stability for all in Changing Times” The IDA and Asset Building Collaborative of North Carolina, EITC Carolinas, North Carolina...

Local Food Institute 09


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Local Food Institute 09 September 24 – 27, 2009 in Asheville, North Carolina Learn how to develop local food market initiatives in your community. Come to the Local Food Institute. The Local Food...

Grant Opportunities

Relatives as Parents Program


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Brookdale supports relative caregivers The Brookdale Foundation has announced its annual solicitation for local and regional programs that aim to develop or expand services for grandparents or other...

Oak Foundation Homeless Program


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Oak Foundation seeks to combat homelessness The Oak Foundation is committing its resources to address issues that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.  A primary focus is in...

Community Health Leaders Program


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Health Leaders Program Deadline: October 15, 2009 (Brief Nominations) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leaders...

Love Your Veggies Nutrition Grant Program


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Elementary Schools Invited to Apply for Love Your Veggies Nutrition Grant Program Deadline: November 7, 2009 The makers of Hidden Valley Salad Dressings created the Love Your Veggies campaign and...

Toyota Tapestry 20th Annual Science Grant Competition


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Toyota TAPESTRY Program Accepting Entries for the 20th Annual Science Grant Competition Deadline: January 18, 2010 The Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Science Teachers program, one of the largest science...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Jane Addams Place Emergency Homeless Shelter


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Director, Homeless Shelter Lutheran Settlement House is seeking a Director for its Jane Addams Place Emergency Homeless Shelter.  LSH/Jane Addams Place utilizes the Sanctuary® model of...

Assistant Teacher, Youth Urban Renewal Arts Program


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YoUth RAP, the Youth Urban Renewal Arts Program of The Institute for the Study of Civic Values, is a year round program dedicated to teaching young people how to find their civic voice through art....

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Solutions to the Dropout Crisis


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Tune in to the next live radio webcast! Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, September 8, 2009 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Graduation and Collaboration Coaches: Working Effectively Together...

Award for Exemplary Leadership for English Teachers


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NCTE/CEL: Award for Exemplary Leadership The Conference on English Leadership (CEL) Award for Exemplary Leadership is given annually to an NCTE member who is an outstanding English Language Arts...


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