The week of

August 20, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Using Technology to Enhance Partnerships


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Save the Date Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Using Technology to Enhance Partnerships Tuesday, October 5 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Temple University’s Community Education Center 1509 Cecil B. Moore...

Other Local Events and Workshops

6th Annual Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference


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September 28-29, 2010 6th Annual Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference: Promoting Partnerships Across the Commonwealth, sponsored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at the Holiday Inn Center City in...

Mixed-Use Real Estate Finance Training


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Mixed-Use Real Estate Finance by the National Development Council October 26-27, 2010 8:30 – 6:00 PECO 2301 Market Street, 25th Floor, Philadelphia, PA (Registration/Breakfast 8:30-9:00 )...

Bill McKibben in Philadelphia


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The Center for Environmental Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences is hosting noted environmentalist Bill McKibben. Penn Futures and American Cities Foundation are proud co-sponsors of this...

Community Tree Management Institute


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Community Tree Management Institute Offered by Penn State Today as we see the trend of migration away from our cities and boroughs beginning to reverse, communities that offer the best quality of...

HIAS and Council Annual Luncheon Meeting


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HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia Annual Luncheon Meeting Please join us for our Annual Luncheon Meeting as we install new board members, celebrate achievements of the past year, and...

Changing the World with Social Networking


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Changing the World with Social Networking, a conversation with Deanna Zandt September 7 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm Friends Center 1501 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by: Philadelphia...

New Resources

Youth Civic Engagement newsletter


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July Edition of Around the CIRCLE Available The July edition () of CIRCLE’s quarterly newsletter, Around the CIRCLE, can be downloaded from The newsletter includes a variety of articles...

New Report: The College Completion Agenda


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Ten steps to regain our footing As America’s aging and highly-educated workforce moves into retirement, the nation must rely on young Americans. A report from the College Board finds that among...

New Report: How High Schools Become Exemplary


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Documenting what works A new report from the Achievement Gap Initiative (AGI) at Harvard University looks at 15 outstanding public high schools from Massachusetts, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Texas,...

New Report: America’s Children in Brief


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Brief presents national data on child well-being The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has released America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being,...

Out-of-School Time Program Quality and Adolescent Outcomes


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Study: program quality matters for adolescent outcomes A new Child Trends research brief has found positive outcomes for adolescents in high-quality out-of-school time programs, but no significant...

New Report: What Do We Know About Homeless Students?


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PEC report highlights challenges of educating homeless kids The National Center for Homeless Education has released a report on the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program  that compares...

New research on local service-learning program


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Research reveals Need In Deed’s positive impact on students A recently released evaluation of NID’s work by Research for Action uncovered positive impacts in several key areas. Most affirming...

New Book: Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing


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[posted to Comm-Org list] From: James DeFilippis <jdefilip@> I am very excited to announce that Bob Fisher and Eric Shragge have just had our new book “Contesting Community: The Limits...

2010 Civic Health Index Partnerships


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National Conference on Citizenship Announces 2010 Civic Health Index Partnerships The National Conference on Citizenship announced their 2010 Civic Health Index Partnerships, the team who will...

Rock the Vote 2010


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Rock the Vote Announces 2010 Campaign Like everyone else in the country, young Americans won’t turn out to the polls unless someone reaches out to them first. In 2010, Rock the Vote will step...

Partnerships Classifieds

Event Volunteers, Philadelphia Marathon


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Volunteer for the Philadelphia Marathon in November! Be part of the Philadelphia Marathon, a world-class athletic event! Be among two thousand volunteers on hand to support the race on November 19,...

Greater Philadelphia Cares Day


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Invest a day of your time in Philadelphia Public Schools on Philadelphia Cares Day! Greater Philadelphia Cares Day With 163,064 students enrolled in 284 schools across the city of Philadelphia there...

volunteers needed, Baltimore Avenue in Bloom


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KEEP BALTIMORE AVENUE IN BLOOM Spend a few hours on select Sunday mornings (10am – 12pm) planting, weeding, deadheading and discussing gardens on the Baltimore Avenue corridor.  Afterward,...

Philadelphia Economic Justice Toolkit Coordinator


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Philadelphia Economic Justice Toolkit Coordinator The Campaign for Working Families seeks practical ways to improve the economic status of low income working people in Philadelphia. While CWF is a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Association of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs


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National Association of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs to Hold Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 6-9, 2010 The National Association of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs will...

Call for Proposals: Food Systems and Planning


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Proposals are now being accepted online for the American Planning Association’s 2011 National Planning Conference in Boston, April 9-12. APA’s Food Interest Group (FIG) invites you to submit a...

2010 Opportunity Finance Network Conference


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2010 Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Conference Registration is Open! Please join us in San Francisco, November 2-5, for OFN’s 26th Annual Conference: Capital. Justice. If Not Now, When? This...

‘Show Me the Money’ Grant Workshop


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‘Show Me the Money’ Grant Workshop Scheduled for September 20-24 Community Partnerships Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) will host a “Show Me the Money” grant...

Bullying Prevention in the Age of the Internet


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INTERNATIONAL BULLYING CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Conference Set for Seattle, WA November 15-17, 2010 The International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) has announced its lineup of...

Call for Presentations: Annual Conference on Financial Education


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Annual Conference on Financial Education Now Accepting Proposals for Conference Presentations RFP deadline: October 29, 2010 Where: The Drake Hotel 140 East Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611 Passionate...

Campus Initiatives to Catalyze a Just and Sustainable World


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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2010 Conference October 10 – 12, 2010 Colorado Convention Center Denver, Colorado Following the theme “Campus...

Growing Food and Justice for All


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Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative 2010 Gathering Milwaukee, WI September 10 to 12 Pre- Gathering: Intensive Leadership Facilitator Training September 8-9 This year the Growing Food and...

Civic Engagement for Our Changing Communities


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2011 Gulf-South Summit for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Through Higher Education March 2-4, 2011 Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center Roanoke, VA CIVIC ENGAGEMENT FOR OUR CHANGING COMMUNITIES...

Grant Opportunities

Verizon Foundation Domestic Violence Prevention Grants


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Verizon Foundation Offers Grants to New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations for Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Deadline: September 3, 2010 New Jersey nonprofit organizations are invited to apply...

Verizon Foundation Literacy Grants


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Verizon Foundation Offers Literacy Grants to Pennsylvania Library Centers Deadline: September 1, 2010 Pennsylvania’s twenty-nine district library center organizations are invited to compete for...

U.S. Soccer Federation Field Grants


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Soccer Federation: Field Grants Soccer Federation Field Grants support projects throughout the that focus on keeping children in vulnerable communities active, healthy, and safe from the dangers...

Get Ingrained Grants Program


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Bread Brands Announce Inaugural Get Ingrained Grants Program Deadline: October 4, 2010 Arnold, Brownberry, and Oroweat Breads, brands of Bimbo Bakeries USA, have announced the inaugural Get Ingrained...

National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant


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National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program Invites Applications Deadline: September 24, 2010 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and its program partner organizations seek proposals...

Kids In Need Foundation Teacher Grants


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Kids In Need Foundation Accepting Applications for Teacher Grants Deadline: September 30, 2010 The Kids In Need Foundation offers grants to help K-12 educators in the United States implement...

Banned Books Week Grants


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Freedom to Read Foundation Announces Competition for Banned Books Week Grants Deadline: August 27, 2010 Through its Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, the Freedom to Read Foundation will provide two...

Get Active Mini-grant Program


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Governor’s Council of Physical Fitness and Sports GET ACTIVE! MINI-GRANT PROGRAM Sponsored by the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Sports The Governor’s Advisory Council...

Office Depot Foundation Grants


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Office Depot Foundation Grants (Deadline: November 15) The Foundation’s funding focus includes: Making a Difference in Children’s Lives – to support activities that serve, teach and...

MLK Day of Service Grants


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact is pleased to partner with North Carolina Campus Compact and the Corporation for National Service in providing $3,500 in mini-grants to its campuses for Martin Luther...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Administrative Assistant, White-Williams Scholars


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Part-Time Administrative Assistant, White-Williams Scholars Last day to apply: August 31, 2010 Description: SUMMARY: White-Williams Scholars is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to serve...

Children’s Educational Services Manager, Women Against Abuse


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Children’s Educational Services Manager, Women Against Abuse Last day to apply: September 28, 2010 Description: Provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership within the Children’s...

Site Manager, Jumpstart at Temple University


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Site Manager – Temple University, Jumpstart for Young Children Last day to apply: October 3, 2010 Description: About Jumpstart Jumpstart is a national early education organization that works...

Administrative Assistant, Foundations, Inc.


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Administrative Assistant, Foundations, Inc. Last day to apply: October 3, 2010 Description: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Description Foundations, Inc., a nationally-recognized, non-profit education...

Social Worker, Health Federation of Philadelphia


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Social Worker, Health Federation of Philadelphia Last day to apply: October 4, 2010 Description: Provides case management, brief counseling and crisis intervention services to families enrolled in...

Volunteer Coordinator, CARIE


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This position is funded through a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging. The grant is designed to teach older volunteers to work with beneficiaries to...

various, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging


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Today, employing over 650 persons and with a budget of over $90 million, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is the largest of 52 Area Agencies on Aging in Pennsylvania and the fourth largest of...

Administrative Assistant/Front Desk, Sunrise of Philadelphia


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[posted 8/7/2010] Administrative Assistant/Front Desk, Sunrise of Philadelphia We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide quality customer service to our families and clients in a...

CYD Data and Outcomes Manager, United Way of SEPA


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CYD Data and Outcomes Manager The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s mission is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of donors, volunteers and communities.  We have an...

Pt-time Development Associate, LIFT-Philadelphia


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Development Associate, Part-time LIFT-Philadelphia Our Mission and Vision: LIFT-Philadelphia’s mission is to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in Philadelphia. We envision a day...

Stipended volunteer opportunity with Project SHINE


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Project SHINE () is a national service learning program that creates intergenerational relationships with immigrants and refugee elders through language, health literacy and citizenship tutoring....

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Temple University Intergenerational Center


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AmeriCorps VISTA PROJECT SHINE, Temple University Intergenerational Center The Project SHINE Community Organizing/Marketing Coordinator will serve and support Project SHINE. (). Key tasks include;...

Miscellaneous

Nonprofit Webinars Fall Schedule


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Always a Front Row Seat… Attend PANO webinars from the comfort of your office! Building a Fundraising Board Wednesday, September 1, 2010 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM with Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE,...

National Volunteer Week 2011


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Celebrating People in Action National Volunteer Week 2011 For more than two decades, Points of Light Institute has equipped nonprofit organizations to celebrate National Volunteer Week, providing...


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