The week of

November 2, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fourth Annual Student Design Competition Awards Ceremony


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Join the Center and the Ed Bacon Foundation for the Fourth Annual Student Design Competition Awards Ceremony … And the presentation of the 2009 Edmund N. Bacon Prize to Maurice Cox, director of...

NPower PA’s November Training Calendar


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NPower PA’s November Training Calendar We just posted our class schedule for November.  Click the link below to check out our upcoming classes. Click Here for the NPower PA Training Calendar...

The Dynamics of Visual Merchandising for Neighborhood Retailers


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The Dynamics of Visual Merchandising for Neighborhood Retailers The Enterprise Center, Studio C, 4548 Market Street. Wednesday November 18th, 2009 @ 6-8PM. The Retail Resource Network Visual...

Free Legal Advice for New & Established Small Businesses


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Free Legal Advice for New & Established Small Businesses The Enterprise Center, 4548 Market Street.  November 17th, 2009 @ 10:30-12:30.  No walk-ins will be accepted: pre-register by November...

What Kids Learn When They Create With Digital Media


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Please join Philadelphia educators, parents, researchers, students, and community members for a free public forum entitled The Power of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create With Digital...

Ask the Experts Breakfast


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Targeted Solutions hosts “Ask the Experts” breakfast Public Health Management Corporation’s Targeted Solutions will holds  its 4th annual “Ask the Experts” Breakfast on Wednesday, November...

College Access Workshop


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Sorority sets scholarship workshop The Omega Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold a free workshop for students in Grades 9–12 and their family members to help them navigate the...

Special Education Advocacy Training


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Training set for special education advocates The Arc of Philadelphia is sponsoring a 12-session special education advocacy training for parents, service providers, advocates, educators, lawyers, and...

A Team Approach to Child Abuse Intervention


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Conference focuses on child abuse intervention On Friday, December 11th, the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance will host its third educational conference, A Team Approach to Child Abuse...

Life Sciences Career Fair


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Life sciences career fair scheduled Campus Philly and the Life Sciences Career Alliance will present the Life Sciences 09 Career Fair on November 19th from 9:30am to 1:30pm. The fair will target...

Partnering with Faith-based Organizations to Respond to the Housing Crisis


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Discussion explores responses to the housing crisis The Homeownership Counseling Association of the Delaware Valley, the Philadelphia Association of the Community Development Corporations and the...

Social Media Workshop for Nonprofits


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Workshop focuses on social media On Wednesday, November 18th, the Young Women’s Initiative of Women’s Way and Philadelphia Young Nonprofit Leaders will co-present a free social media workshop...

Workplace Wednesday’s at Free Library


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City library sets Workplace Wednesday series Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library is hosting a series of Workplace Wednesday events designed for adult job seekers. The workshops will address...

Celebrate Diversity! Career Fair


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Urban League hosts Celebrate Diversity! Career Fair The Urban League of Philadelphia, , and Right Management will sponsor the Celebrate Diversity! Career Fair on Thursday, November 5th from 10am to...

New Resources

Green Economy Task Force’s Emerging Industries Report


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Emerging Industries Report Release At the Stakeholder Meeting last Friday, we released the first three chapters of the on going Emerging Industries Project.  These three chapters are: Sustainable...

New Reports on City Goverment Reform


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Reforming City Government. At the beginning of the summer, Philadelphia’s government watchdog group, the Committee of Seventy, issued a report focused on the fiscal challenges facing Philadelphia...

Children’s Budget 2009


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Federal “Children’s Budget” released The federal government funds over 180 different children’s programs, from child health and education to child welfare and juvenile...

New Report: 2008 Investment Performance and Practices of Community Foundations Report


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Community Foundations lost 25% of assets in recession: report Community foundations saw the value of their assets fall 27 percent during 2008, a new report from the Council on Foundations says. Based...

H1N1 Flu: A Guide for Community & Faith-based Organizations


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H1N1 guide offered for community, faith organizations The US Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships has announced a new resource for community and faith-based organizations:  H1N1 Flu:...

Lesson Plan: A Study of Congress Through Film


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NEW LESSON PLAN THE PUBLIC’S VIEW OF CONGRESS: A STUDY IN CONTRASTS THROUGH FILM During The Dirksen Center’s annual Congress in the Classroom® workshop — — participants are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

NJ/NY Fundraising Conferences


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NJ/NY Fundraising Conferences Tuesday, January 19, 2010 An Exclusive Gathering of NonProfit Professionals! To Register: Register today to take advantage of our discounted price of $165! Still not...

Grant Opportunities

Echoing Green Social Entrepreneur Fellowships


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Echoing Green Opens Application Period for Social Entrepreneur Fellowships Deadline: December 2, 2009 Each year, Echoing Green awards twelve to fifteen two-year fellowships to social entrepreneurs....

RWJF Health Impact Project


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Pew Charitable Trusts Announce Health Impact Project A collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trust, the Health Impact Project...

ING Unsung Heroes Program


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ING Unsung Heroes Program Offers Grants for K-12 Educational Projects Deadline: April 30, 2010 The ING Unsung Heroes program annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods...

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries


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Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Accepting Applications From School Libraries Deadline: December 31, 2009 In order to promote a love of reading, the Laura Bush Foundation for...

Fund for Teachers Summer Education Grants


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Fund for Teachers Accepting Applications for 2010 Summer Education Grants Deadline: January 29, 2010 Fund for Teachers invites educators from across the United States to design and submit proposals...

Prize for Exceptional University-Based Community Outreach Programs


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MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship Seeks Nominations of Exceptional University-Based Community Outreach Programs Deadline: December 15, 2009 The Talloires Network, an international association of...

Ashoka’s Changemakers Competition on Nutrition


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Ashoka’s Changemakers Announces New Collaborative Competition on Nutrition Deadline: November 25, 2009 The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and Ashoka’s Changemakers have announced...

We the People Bookshelf Grant Opportunity


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National Endowment for the Humanities and American Library Association Announce We the People Bookshelf Grant Opportunity Deadline: January 29, 2010 The National Endowment for the Humanities, in...

Do Something’s Grants for Projects Addressing Teen Dating Abuse


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Do Something Offers Grants to Support Youth-Led Projects Addressing Teen Dating Abuse Deadline: November 15, 2009 Do Something and Liz Claiborne, Inc. seek to support young people across the United...

Arts Connect All Grant Program


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VSA arts and MetLife Foundation Invite Applications for Arts Connect All Grant Program Deadline: December 11, 2009 VSA arts and the MetLife Foundation have launched the Arts Connect All initiative to...

On-the-Job Training Grants for ChesCo businesses


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The Chester County Workforce Investment Board and the Chester County Career Link invite you to attend an informational session to hear about the “On-the-Job Training” program and grant funds...

ARRA Education and Training & Employment Programs


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Funding Opportunity for Job Trainers Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board (PWIB) held a news conference yesterday to announce a second request for proposals (RFP)...

Ameriprise Foundation Community Relations Grants


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Ameriprise supports a range of projects Ameriprise Foundation Community Relations Grants, the giving effort for the financial planning company, focuses its funding on three key priorities—Meeting...

Community Organizing Grants


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Catholic bishops support economic development Established in 1969, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development offers grants that assist poor and low-income...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

part-time AmeriCorps position, Project SHINE at Temple University


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Volunteer with STIPEND AND EDUCATION AWARD Project SHINE is a national service learning organization at Temple University Intergenerational Center. SHINE creates intergenerational relationships with...

Latino Collaborative Organizer-Facilitator, Family Services


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Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) recently informed me that they awarded Family Services a grant that will enable Family Services to hire a part-time (15 hr. per week) Latino Collaborative...

Vice President of Self-Sufficiency, AchieveAbility


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ACHIEVEability – Vice President of Self-Sufficiency ACHIEVEability is seeking a Vice President of Self-Sufficiency who will be responsible for the organization’s Family Self-Sufficiency...

Miscellaneous

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award


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Nominations Due February 1, 2010 for Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award!  The award recognizes an exemplary community-campus partnership that others can aspire to.  The award...

Building Community Capacity for Research call


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Register Today for November 18th Educational Conference Call on “The National Community Committee of the CDC Prevention Research Centers Program: Impacting Research Policy & Practice at Local...


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