The week of

March 10, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Media Literacy and its Impact on Substance Abuse


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March 25-26: Media Literacy Conference. This is Drug Free Pennsylvania’s 3rd annual conference and will focus on media literacy and its impact on substance abuse. Location: Harrisburg, PA....

Philadelphia Foundation Open House


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March 25: Philadelphia Foundation Open House. This Philadelphia Foundation open-house event allows local organizations to meet with the foundation’s community impact staff to assist with...

Facility Projects – Planning, Funding, and Financing Strategies


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March 24: Facility Projects – Planning, Funding, and Financing Strategies. This Nonprofit Finance Fund workshop will explain the various fundraising and financing strategies available to pay...

Proposal Writing Seminar


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March 17: Proposal Writing Seminar. In this Regional Foundation Center workshop, expert instructors will teach you to craft a comprehensive, compelling proposal package step by step. You’ll...

Youth Leadership Network (YLN) Session


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March 13: Youth Leadership Network (YLN) Session. The United Way of Southeastern PA’s Center for Youth Development invites you to the first session of YLN, a new resource and support network to...

Collaborating & Partnering for Better Youth Outcomes


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March 23: Collaborating & Partnering for Better Youth Outcomes – Peer Networking Meeting. Meet Out-of-School Time staff, share challenges and victories, exchange resources, and develop new...

Exploring the Service Learning Trainer’s Toolkit


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Professional Development Trade Secrets: Exploring the Service Learning Trainer’s Toolkit May 3 & 4, 2010 in Atlantic City, NJ In an effort to encourage sustainability for service learning...

Renewable Energy Conference


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Renewable Energy Conference When: Saturday, March 27 Where: Montgomery County 4-H Center Auditorium Scott Milne of Mercury Solar Systems will be the featured speaker at the Renewable Energy...

Norristown Youth Development Coalition workshop series


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Trainings offered for Norristown youth groups The Norristown Youth Development Coalition, a partnership funded by the William Penn Foundation, has announced a new series of youth development training...

Grant-writing class


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Two-day grant writing workshop set Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant writing workshop in Philadelphia on April 12th and 13th at the University City Science Center, 3711 Market Street,...

Enhancing the Capacity of Churches and Faith-Based Nonprofits to Transform Communities


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Faith groups targeted with capacity building conference The Build|Restore Conference Philadelphia Metro: Enhancing the Capacity of Churches and Faith-Based Nonprofits to Transform Communities, a...

Public funders sponsor capacity-building workshops


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Public funders sponsor capacity workshops An array of government agencies supporting health and human services will sponsor a series of interactive workshops on evaluation, strategic planning and...

Nonprofit Standards for Excellence Clinic Series


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PANO Standards series to begin April 14th The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations and United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania will begin a series of clinics on the PANO Standards of...

Fathering Through Divorce workshop


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Lambertville group supports fathers during divorce Men Mentoring Men, a nonprofit organization dedicated to re-defining the concept of masculinity, will hold a workshop for men entitled “Fathering...

Capturing the Energy and Expertise of People 50+


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Coming of Age, a collaboration of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Temple University’s Center for Intergenerational Learning, WHYY and AARP of Pennsylvania, will sponsor a 3-day...

Green Energy is Job Growth


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Speaking Event: Green Energy is Job Growth Educational Event Save the date: March 23, 2010, 7 to 9PM West Chester University – Main Hall 720 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19383 Speakers: Michael...

Teacher Workshops from National Liberty Museum


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Fulfill your Act 48 Continuing Professional Education requirements with us at the National Liberty Museum. LOVE & LOGIC: LOW STRESS STRATEGIES FOR HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL EDUCATORS APRIL 10, 2010   ...

Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Black History


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LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration of Black History Everyone is invited to join CADCOM and The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library as we bring you Dance, Song, Spoken Word, and African culture...

New Resources

University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia’s Year End Report


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We are proud to share with you the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia’s Year End Report. Collecting stories and outcomes from September 2008 through December 2009, this report...

New Guide: Advocacy, the Media and You


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Foundation publishes media advocacy guide The Marguerite Casey Foundation, which is dedicated to “creating a movement of working families advocating on their own behalf for change,” has published...

Promoting Mental Wellness and Resiliency as a Way to Cope with Urban Trauma


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Documentary explores mental health in black community MEE Productions has conducted focus groups in some of the hardest-hit neighborhoods in America, from the South Side of Chicago to South Central...

State survey highlights impact of state budget cuts


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UWP study highlights impact of state budget cuts A statewide survey of nearly 350 agencies conducted by the United Way of Pennsylvania indicates that the 101-day delay in passing a state budget last...

Winter Issue of Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal avail.


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Innovation Journal highlights creative local projects The winter issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal includes reports on leaders who have created new models of behavioral health care...

Your Food Environment Atlas


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USDA launches interactive atlas comparing food and health The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new online mapping tool to assess American food environments and how a range of...

New Report on Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs)


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The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) released its annual Refund Anticipation Loan (RAL) Report today. You may remember that we issued a preliminary...

2010 U.S. Census Particiption Map


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Are you up for the “Take 10” challenge? On behalf of the Census Bureau, we are asking our partners to join us in making history by helping to boost the mail back participation rates...

New edition: Getting Started in Service-Learning


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New Edition of Getting Started in Service-Learning Order your copy of the revised and expanded edition of NYLC’s Getting Started in Service-Learning. This easy-to-use guide for teachers covers...

New Professional Development Tool for service-learning


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New Professional Development Tool Launched in GSN There’s a new reason to get involved in the Generator School Network: the multimedia training tool: Lift: Raising the Bar for Service-Learning...

Service-Learning featured in Kappan magazine


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NYLC Guest Edits PDK Read about service-learning in the February 2010 issue of Kappan magazine. Edited by the National Youth Leadership Council, this special section explores why service-learning...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Sayre High School Walk For Success


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Your participation is requested on Saturday, March 20th as the Sayre High School community and Project GRAD supported conducts a “Walk For Success” (W4S).  Teams of volunteers will go...

Adult Basic Ed volunteers needed, Community Learning Center


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The Community Learning Center, a nonprofit literacy organization providing free Adult Basic Education and General Educational Development (GED) classes for low-income adults, needs volunteers to...

City-Wide Spring Park Event


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City-Wide Spring Park Event – May 8 Volunteers, mark your calendars! Our annual city-wide spring park event – formerly known as Philadelphia Cares about Fairmount Park Day – will be...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Core Concepts for Successful Summer Programs


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April 8: Emerging Leaders: Core Concepts for Successful Summer Programs. To help you gear up for a high-quality summer, the National Summer Learning Association is offering this pre-conference...

Call for Presenters: 3rd Annual Service-Learning Workshop


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The Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance (SALSA) presents: Call for Presenters: 3rd Annual Service-Learning Workshop Reach Out: Partnerships that Benefit YOU May 1, 2010 8:00 – 4:00...

Call for Papers: Strategic Decision-Making in Labor and Social Movement Organizations


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From: “Chris Tilly” <chris_tilly@> Call for Papers “Strategic Decision-Making in Labor and Social Movement Organizations” An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted...

AFL-CIO Summer Research


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The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 13-18, 2010 in Ithaca, New York.  The course (credit or non-credit) is designed for undergrad...

Grant Opportunities

Youthadelphia Grants available


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Youthadelphia to announce 2010 application process Youthadelphia 2010 and the Philadelphia Foundation Youth in Philanthropy program is inviting representatives of Philadelphia based youth serving...

Summer Fellowships for Innovative Teachers


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The Murdock-Thompson Center for Teachers offer a  $2,000 stipends as Summer Fellowships for Innovative Teachers. A national competition select the most revolutionary pedagogical and motivational...

Public Health Law Research Grant Solicitation


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Public Health Law Research Grant Solicitation Deadline: April 14, 2010 (Brief Proposals) Through its Public Health Law Research program, the Robert Wood...

Garden Crusader Awards


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Nominations Invited for Garden Crusader Awards Deadline: June 1, 2010 The annual Garden Crusader Awards program was established by Gardener’s Supply to honor individuals who are improving the...

TogetherGreen Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants


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TogetherGreen Invites Applications for Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants Deadline: May 7, 2010 TogetherGreen, an alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is accepting...

Suder Foundation First-Generation Scholars Program


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Suder Foundation Seeks New University Partners to Implement First-Generation Scholars Program Deadline: April 15, 2010 The mission of the Suder Foundation is to dramatically improve the graduation...

US Airways Community Foundation support for capital projects


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“Bricks and Mortar” Grants Available The US Airways Community Foundation supports multi-year capital campaigns (bricks and mortar building projects only) for 501(C)(3) nonprofit...

National AmeriCorps Week Grants Available


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National AmeriCorps Week Grants Now Available! AmeriCorps Alums is proud to announce the release of our Grant Application for National AmeriCorps Week 2010! Get more information and the application...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Associate, Mural Arts Program


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Development Associate The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program () is the nation’s largest public art program of its kind. Since its inception in 1984 the Mural Arts Program has created over...

Research Internship, Philadelphia Public School Notebook


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[emailed 3/3/2010] Paid Summer Internship Opportunity in Philadelphia Where: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, an award winning semi-monthly newspaper () that promotes quality and equity in...

Youth Environmental Stewardship Group Coordinator, PHS


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[emailed 3/2/10] Job Announcement Youth Environmental Stewardship Group Coordinator The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is accepting applications for Group Coordinators for its Youth Environmental...

Rodale Institute Shumei Natural Agriculture Intern Program 2010


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Rodale Institute Shumei Natural Agriculture Intern Program 2010 The NA interns will help to maintain two demonstration gardens, and assist with our plant sales and workshops. They will have the...

Development Specialist, Presbyterian Children’s Village


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Presbyterian Children’s Village – Development Specialist Presbyterian Children’s Village has an opening for a Development Specialist.  The primary responsibilities are to develop...

Case Manager Specialist, Behavioral Health, ActionAIDS


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ActionAIDS – Case Manager Specialist, Behavioral Health ActionAIDS is seeking a case manager with expertise in behavioral health services.  For more information, click here....

Local Food Access Coordinator, East Park Revitalization Alliance


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[posted 2/28/2010] East Park Revitalization Alliance – Local Food Access Coordinator The East Park Revitalization Alliance, based in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood, is seeking a...

Coordinator, Southeastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Essential Services


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[posted 2/28/2010] SEPA Coalition for Essential Services – Coordinator. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Essential Services is a broad-based coalition of over 100 nonprofits, local...

Research Assistant, Swarthmore College


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[posted 2/26/2010] Research Assistant for Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program Type: Part-time Paid A Research Assistant is needed to help create an assessment of the Lang Opportunity Scholarship...

Pt-time Educator, National Liberty Museum


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[posted 2/26/2010] Educator at National Liberty Museum Type: Part-time Paid The National Liberty Museum is seeking a part-time educator to lead weekday and weekend guided tours for school, community,...

Energy Conservation Coordinator, City of Philadelphia


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[posted 2/26/2010] I want to let you know that – thanks to Recovery funding – we have recently posted a job opportunity for an Energy Conservation Coordinator for the City of...

Miscellaneous

2010 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange


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Leadership Exchange seeks 2010 applicants The 2010 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, a project of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, will bring together 100 of the region’s most...

Making Schools the Model for Healthier Environments


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Join The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity for a new FREE webinar series: “Making Schools the Model for Healthier Environments.” Thursday, March 11, 2 PM EST...


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