The week of

December 21, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis


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Mapping Pennsylvania Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis Ask about our Non-Profit Discount Pittsburgh: January 14th and 15th, 2010* Hyatt Place Pittsburgh Airport-...

Back from the Brink: The Recovery Act One Year Later


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Save the Date Back from the Brink: The Recovery Act One Year Later For the first time in more than two and a half years, Pennsylvania saw its unemployment rate drop in November. Several months of...

Arts & Quality of Life Research Center Conference


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THIRD ARTS AND QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH CENTER CONFERENCE BOYER COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DANCE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY “ARTS FOR HEALING – ARTS FOR WELLNESS” FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010 8:30AM – 5:00PM...

Suit UP! Networking Event


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Suit UP! At Mission Inc. our core “mission” reflects the desire to create positive change within the community by giving organizations, small businesses, and individuals the tools needed...

Girls Inc. 8th Annual Strong, Smart & Bold Founders’ Breakfast


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Girls Inc. to honor inspirational women On March 10th, Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey will host its 8th Annual Strong, Smart & Bold Founders’ Breakfast to...

Women’s Business Orientation and Assessment Workshop


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Orientation on women’s business development set The Women’s Business Development Center fosters the development and retention of successful business by delivering resources that enable...

MLK Day of Service: Register your projects and volunteer


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15th Annual King Day of Service set for January 18th Last January, 65,000 volunteers served in some 900 projects in the 14th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the...

New Resources

New Paper: A Tribute to Saul David Alinsky


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[posted to Comm-Org] Continuing our Alinsky theme, we now have a new addition to the COMM-ORG Papers collection, at Zeik Saidman, A Tribute to Saul David Alinsky This short paper focuses on the...

New Report: School Improvement by Design


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In search of the ‘black box’ of ed reform A “massive” new study from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), undertaken over 13 years, aimed to determine why...

New Report on youth perceptions of college completion


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A juggling act few can maintain In the first in a series of reports about young Americans’ views on college and higher education, Public Agenda has released a paper based on a survey of over...

New Paper: The Power Bind


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[posted from Comm-Org] From: Rabbi Moshe ben Asher & Magidah Khulda bat Sarah <kharakim@> Warren Haggstrom’s paper, “The Power Bind,” has been added to the Congregational...

MLK Day of Service: Register your projects and volunteer


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15th Annual King Day of Service set for January 18th Last January, 65,000 volunteers served in some 900 projects in the 14th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the...

Partnerships Classifieds

PhillyUnions.com seeks volunteer writers


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Union website seeks volunteer writers is seeking part-time volunteer writers and content providers to work as part of its e-newsletter team. Individuals must have a passion for our Philadelphia area...

Philadelphia READS needs volunteers


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Philadelphia READS needs volunteers Philadelphia READS, a nonprofit agency which promotes children’s literacy, needs volunteers to help make all Philadelphia school children bookworms. The...

MLK Day of Service: Register your projects and volunteer


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15th Annual King Day of Service set for January 18th Last January, 65,000 volunteers served in some 900 projects in the 14th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Farming for the Future Conference


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Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture staff and volunteers are busily preparing for the 19th annual PASA Farming for the Future Conference, coming up February 3, 4, 5, and 6, 2010. The...

Call for Workshops: Taking Root: Fifth National Farm to Cafeteria Conference


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CALL FOR WORKSHOP AND POSTER PROPOSALS “Taking Root: Fifth National Farm to Cafeteria Conference” Detroit, Michigan, May 17 – 19, 2010 Presented by: The National Farm to School Network The...

Grant Opportunities

The Merchants Fund Small Business Grants


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The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Monday, February 15, 2010 (postmarked).  Please forward this email to your clients, colleagues, business owners, community partners, etc.   If you...

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Five Star Restoration program


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Five Star Restoration Program Announces 2010 Request for Proposals Deadline: February 11, 2010 Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Five Star Restoration program seeks to...

Intel Schools of Distinction Awards


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Intel Schools of Distinction Awards Open for Applications Deadline: February 17, 2010 A program of the Intel Education Initiative, the Intel Schools of Distinction Awards program recognizes schools...

Signature Employment Grant for people with disabilities


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Kessler Foundation Announces 2010 Signature Employment Grant Request for Proposals Deadline: February 15, 2010 The Kessler Foundation has announced the availability of new guidelines for the 2010...

Museums Program Grant for Preschool Center


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Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Invites Philadelphia Preschool Centers to Apply for Museums Program Grant Deadline: January 15, 2010 The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation is accepting...

Shade Structure Grants to Organizations Serving Children and Youth


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American Academy of Dermatology Offers Shade Structure Grants to Organizations Serving Children and Youth Deadline: April 12, 2010 The American Academy of Dermatology’s Shade Structure Program...

Disney Friends for Change Grants


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Disney Friends for Change Grants (Deadline: January 29) Disney’s Friends for Change is a program that encourages kids everywhere to take steps together with their friends to help the planet....

Funding Opportunity for Higher Education Service-Learning


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National Service Agency Announces New Funding Opportunity for Higher Education Service-Learning The Corporation for National and Community Service announces a funding opportunity of an anticipated $...

Women’s Way Community Women’s Fund


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WOMEN’S WAY’s Community Women’s Fund Spring 2010 Cycle WOMEN’S WAY is now accepting applications for the Spring 2010 grant cycle of the Community Women’s Fund. The Community...

Chester County Fund for Women and Girls


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Chesco fund releases new grant application The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls has released its 2010-2011 grant application. The Fund will focus its grants to help strengthen the general...

Financial Stability Grants for American Street Empowerment Zone


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Grants support financial stability work in American Street area The Neighborhood Funding Stream of the American Street Empowerment Zone, administered by United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Billing and Administrative Assistant, Family and Community Service of DelCo


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Family and Community Service of Delaware County – Billing and Administrative Assistant Family and Community Service, a Delaware County non-profit agency located in Media, is seeking a...

Part-time jobs, U.S. Census Bureau


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Census Bureau recruiting for part-time temp positions The US Census Bureau is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. These short-term jobs offer good pay, flexible hours,...

Miscellaneous

John W. Gardner Leadership Award


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Independent Sector: The John W. Gardner Leadership Award The John W. Gardner Leadership Award honors visionaries who have empowered constituencies, strengthened participation, and inspired movements....

P.L.A.A.Y. seeking South Philadelphia youth


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seeking South Philadelphia youth Drs. Howard Stevenson and Duane Thomas, two professors at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have teamed up with the Urban Youth Association...

Deciphering the Conflicting Values Shaping the U.S. Social Safety Net


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Webcast examines values shaping the social safety net The Urban Institute will present an online audioconference, Deciphering the Conflicting Values Shaping the Social Safety Net on Tuesday, January...


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