The week of

May 10, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philadelphia Foundation Open House


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Philadelphia Foundation holds Open House The Community Impact Department of The Philadelphia Foundation will hold an open house information session for organizations interested in applying to the...

Grantsmanship Training Program


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Grantsmanship training set for June The Grantsmanship Training Program is coming to Philadelphia June 28-July 2, hosted by the New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator at Resources for Human Development....

Economic Justice Train-the-Trainer Workshop


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Economic equality training set The United for a Fair Economy the Economic Justice Coalition are holding a two-day train the trainer event on economic inequality, economic trends, and economic justice...

Leading from the Bottom: Making Change in Changing Times


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Community leadership programs scheduled The Coalition and Professional Networking Associates will present a series of free interactive community leadership workshops in May and June. The workshops...

Building the Community Classroom


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Teen Café discusses learning outside the classroom The Youth Action Scholar Groups of the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia will sponsor its final Teen Cafe of the school year on...

School Violence Hearing


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School violence hearings continue in Philadelphia The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations will hold its sixth public hearing on inter-group conflict and violence in the City’s public schools...

Photo exhibit features recovering addicts


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Photo exhibit features recovering addicts As part of The Porch Light Initiative, a partnership between the Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Mental...

MontCo Community Action Development Commission Open House


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Open House for the Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission And celebration for Community Action Month Thursday May 27, 2010 11am to 2pm 1341 Sandy Hill Road Norristown, PA 19401...

Interfaith Green Fair


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One week from today (Sunday,  May 16,  1-5 PM) there will be an INTERFAITH GREEN FAIR at Mishkan Shalom,  4101 Freeland Ave (off Shurs Lane above Main St in the Manayunk neighborhood) PHILA 19128...

Business Volunteers for the Arts volunteer training


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Business Volunteers for the Arts volunteer training My Name:         Lora Gordon Phone:              Email:               lgordon@...

Philadelphia Student Union 15 Year Anniversary


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Student Success Center history In 2002, the student activist group, Philadelphia Student Union, made important strides to bring about progressive change to the traditional school makeup in our city....

Managing Challenging Behavior in Children and Youth


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The Out-of-School Time (OST) Resource Center’s monthly Peer Networking Meetings provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new professional relationships, and use these...

Uptown Theater Groundbreaking Ceremony


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The Uptown Theater  |  Groundbreaking Ceremony June 5, 2010 1 to 5 pm The Groundbreaking for the renovation and restoration of the Uptown Theater will be held on June 5, 2010 in front of the...

26th Annual Celebration of Black Writing Festival


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26th Annual Celebration of Black Writing Festival “Movement: Paying it Forward” May 19-29, 2010 The Celebration’s theme “Movement: Paying it Forward,”honors the many...

Trainings for Afterschool Program Staff


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education, in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities, is sponsoring three free regional trainings for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)...

Strengthening Communities Fund for West Philadelphia Organizations


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ANNOUNCEMENT Purpose: The Mayor’s Office of Faith Based Initiatives (MOFI) has been selected to administer a Strengthening Communities Fund grant in the amount of $249,333, awarded to the City of...

LGBTQ Immigrants’ Rights in Philadelphia


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LGBTQ IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS in PHILADELPHIA Join us to hear stories from LGBTQ Asian Americans and Latino immigrants, updates on immigration policy from Washington DC, and ways we can join the...

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day


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HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18, 2010 260 S. Broad St, 5-6:30 pm Celebration of Hope Mayoral Proclamation Gloria Casarez, Director of LGBT Affairs Office of Mayor Nutter Performance Kialeel Monte...

New Resources

Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy


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How much difference does the difference make? Which pathway produces better-qualified teachers has been the subject of debate, but the distinction between traditional and alternative pathways is not...

Interactive Web Version Anchor Institutions Toolkit


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Anchor Institutions Toolkit With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania developed “Anchor Institutions...

Netter Center for Community Partnerships 2008-09 Annual Report


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Netter Center for Community Partnerships 2008-09 Annual Report The Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania invites you to review our Annual Report for 2008-09,...

Philadelphia University to Receive 2010 Schuylkill Action Network Scholastic Award


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Philadelphia University to Receive 2010 Schuylkill Action Network Scholastic Award Philadelphia University will receive the 2010 Schuylkill Action Scholastic Award on Monday, May 3 for the efforts by...

FAQ about Child Poverty & Family Economic Hardship


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10 Important Questions about Child Poverty & Family Economic Hardship The National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University has put together a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guide...

Partnerships Classifieds

Women’s Way seeks data entry volunteer


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Women’s Way seeks data entry volunteer Women’s Way is seeking a volunteer to help the organization with critical data entry. The volunteer needs to be patient, detail-oriented, and able to...

Mentors needed for DelCo Teen parents


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Mentors sought for teen parents in Delaware County The Center Foundation helps teen parents build self-esteem, develop parenting and life skills, and stay in school. The Media-based organization is...

Volunteer nurse practitioners need for summer physicals


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Volunteer nurse practitioners need for summer physicals The number of summer jobs available to Philadelphia youth this year has increased dramatically with the addition of one-time federal stimulus...

Senior Project presentation judges needed


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The School District of Philadelphia is looking for people to serve as judges for high school seniors as they complete an academically rigorous Senior Project. Students have been responsible for four...

5,000 Volunteers Needed to Package Meals for Haiti


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5,000 Volunteers Needed to Package 1 million meals for the people of Haiti FRIDAY, MAY 21 — SATURDAY, MAY 22 What The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia needs 5,000 volunteers to help package...

Volunteers needed, United Communities Orchard Prep & Planting


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UNITED COMMUNITIES ORCHARD PREP & PLANTING Tuesday, May 18 @ 4:30pm 8th & Emily, South Philadelphia Work with the Youth Leadership Council of United Communities in transforming this formerly...

Volunteers Needed, Woodford Orchard Harvest Festival


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WOODFORD ORCHARD HARVEST FESTIVAL Saturday, May 15 @ 10am NW of 33rd & Dauphin, East Fairmount Park Join POP, the East Park Revitalization Alliance, Woodford, and Fairmount Park  for this...

Grant Opportunities

Mario Savio Young Activist Award


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Nominations Invited for 2010 Mario Savio Young Activist Award Deadline: June 30, 2010 The board of directors of the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture & Young Activist Award invites nominations for the...

Facility Investments and Building Reserves Grants for Arts & Culture


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Kresge Foundation Arts and Culture Program Invites Pre-Applications for Facility Investments and Building Reserves Grants Deadline: May 17, 2010 (Pre-application Emails) The Kresge Foundation has...

Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education


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Freedoms Foundation: Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education honor...

ASCAP Foundation: Grants for Music Education


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ASCAP Foundation: Grants for Music Education The ASCAP Foundation is now considering proposals from organizations engaging in music education and talent development programs that support music...

National Weather Association: Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants


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National Weather Association: Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants aim to improve students’ education in meteorology. Selected teachers can use funds...

My Idea Grants for Young People


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My Idea Grants Launched to Recognize and Support Young People and Their Projects to Increase Graduation Rates America’s Promise Alliance and AT&T are looking for the energy, enthusiasm,...

Strengthening Communities Fund for West Philadelphia Organizations


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ANNOUNCEMENT Purpose: The Mayor’s Office of Faith Based Initiatives (MOFI) has been selected to administer a Strengthening Communities Fund grant in the amount of $249,333, awarded to the City of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Finance and Administration, Friends of the Children Philadelphia-National


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Manager of Finance and Administration, Friends of the Children Philadelphia-National Position: The Manager of Finance and Administration is a key player in managing the internal operations of Friends...

School Office Manager, KIPP Philadelphia Schools


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School Office Manager, KIPP Philadelphia Schools Description: KIPP Imagine Charter School (KICS), an open-enrollment public charter elementary school, seeks an Office Manager. KICS will open with 100...

Therapist, Women Against Abuse


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Therapist, Women Against Abuse Description: The Therapist will provide clinical intervention to adults residing at the shelter who have been effected by domestic violence and related stressors. The...

Community Educator, Women Against Abuse


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Community Educator, Women Against Abuse Description: Facilitate domestic violence and teen dating violence trainings to schools, and other community-based organizations and businesses as requested....

Employment & Training Liaison, Federation of Neighborhood Centers


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Employment & Training Liaison for Green Job Readiness Partnership, Federation of Neighborhood Centers Description: Reports To: Director of Program Innovation and Performance Management Employment...

Executive Director, Depaul USA


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Executive Director, Depaul USA Description: Depaul USA is part of Depaul International’s group of non-profit subsidiaries that works internationally with homeless and disadvantaged people. Depaul...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Phila. Dept. of Commerce


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AmeriCorps*VISTA, Phila. Dept. of Commerce Description: The Business Outreach Associate AmeriCorps VISTA position is a pilot program with the Philadelphia Department of Commerce to bolster...

Executive Director, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund


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Executive Director, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund Description: The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) strives to increase philanthropy and grantmaking to support the community needs of the gay,...

Director of Art Education, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Director of Art Education City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions...

Mural Administrator, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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Art Education – Mural Administrator City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in...

Placement Coordinator, Faith-Justice Institute, St. Joseph’s University


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Placement Coordinator Saint Joseph’s University, located in Philadelphia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Placement Coordinator.  This Placement Coordinator reports to the Faith-Justice...

Family Resource Specialist, Hispanic Family Center of So. Jersey


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HISPANIC FAMILY CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY Providing the community with a broad range of culturally relevant social services and advocacy programs that promote and encourage empowerment and self...

Pediatric Asthma Prevention Program Specialist, Hispanic Family Center of So. Jersey


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HISPANIC FAMILY CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY Providing the community with a broad range of culturally relevant social services and advocacy programs that promote and encourage empowerment and self...

Executive Assistant, Hopeworks ‘N Camden


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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOB REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently...

C.R.I.B. Program Manager, Hopeworks ‘N Camden


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(Community Responding In Belief) PROGRAM MANAGER The Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of the program including supervising and supporting participants, intake and outtake of...

C.R.I.B. Residence Presence Position, Hopeworks ‘N Camden


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HOPEWORKS ‘N CAMDEN If you meet the requirements for this job please e-mail a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to crib@ NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Innovative and successful youth...

Director, Health and Social Services, SEAMAAC


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Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition (SEAMAAC) Job Description JOB TITLE:             Director, Health and Social Services DEPARTMENT:        Health & Social...

Miscellaneous

Donor Cultivation Strategies


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PANO holds webinar on donor cultivation The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold an online workshop on Donor Cultivation Strategies on Friday, May 14th from 1:30-3pm....

Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation


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Drucker Institute Announces Call for Applications for 2010 Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation Deadline: July 1, 2010 The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University has announced a call...

Sloan-C Awards for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning


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Sloan Consortium Invites Nominations for Online Education Awards Deadline: August 15, 2010 Originally funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Sloan Consortium is an institutional and...

The Widening Racial Wealth Gap and the Future of our Economy


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Webinar: Monday, May 17, 2-3pm The Widening Racial Wealth Gap and the Future of our Economy Hosted by the Insight Center for Community Economic Development’s Closing the Racial Wealth Gap...


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