The week of

August 27, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Bank on Philadelphia Financial Wellness Fair


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City Controller Alan Butkovitz welcomes you to join Bank on Philadelphia as it partners with Action Harvest to hold a financial wellness event on Saturday, September 25, from 1 to 3 , at Action...

Advancing Youth Development Trainings


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The Federation of Neighborhood Centers, in conjunction with Eastern University Center for Urban Studies, is offering an unprecedented opportunity to attend the Advancing Youth Development classes on...

Film: The Impact of Trying & Locking Up Youth as Adults


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“I’m not a monster.  I’m just a kid who made a mistake.” This is the opening line of “Stolen Dreams: The Impact of Trying & Locking Up Youth as Adults,” a documentary...

Networking event for area veterans


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Greater Philadelphia Veterans offered opportunity to network with Sales and Marketing professionals Four Sales and Marketing Associations have partnered with Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network...

Bridging the Gaps 20th Anniversary Symposium


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Bridging the Gaps 20th Anniversary Symposium – September 24, 2010 Please Join Us! September 24, 2010 8:45 to 2 Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided Rodeph Shalom 615 North Broad Street...

Outcome Measurement Training for Nonprofits


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Targeted Solutions at PHMC Outcome Measurement Training for Nonprofits How does your organization measure the success of its programs and services? How do you know if you are putting your resources...

Tree Tender Trainings


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Become a Tree Tender! Become part of the “growing” TreeVitalize initiative, an effort led by Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to increase tree...

Teen Parenting Classes


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Teen parenting class registration opens Registration for Educating Communities for Parenting’s Teen Parenting Classes is open.  The highly-regarded 12-week class will begin on September 22nd and...

County Breakfast Conversations on economic growth


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Chamber sets county breakfast conversations on growth The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will kick off next month its annual County Breakfast Conversations, a forum that will explore the...

Creating Age-Friendly Neighborhoods


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Workshop targets creating age-friendly neighborhoods The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations is sponsoring a workshop for community development professionals on Creating...

2010 East Coast Conference on Aging


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PCA to host east coast aging conference An estimated 800 professionals and others interested in aging issues will convene at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 North Broad Street in...

New Resources

New Book: Community Land Trust Reader


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As the Shared Equity Homeownership movement gains momentum, many excellent sources of information about the individual program types-including community land trusts-are becoming available. There are...

Embrace Your Legacy Motivational Speeches and Workshops for Colleges and Universities


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Embrace Your Legacy Motivational Speeches and Workshops for Colleges and Universities Do you want to inspire students to get involved in service, social entrepreneurship and to give back to their...

New Report: Employing the Formerly Incarcerated in the Green Economy


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Report On: Employing the Formerly Incarcerated in the Green Economy In 2009, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), under the Department of Energy (DOE) will receive $5 billion from the...

Top Universities and Colleges for Service-Learning


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US News and World Report Releases List of Top Universities and Colleges for Service-Learning US News and World Report, the online periodical that publishes annual rankings of universities and...

New Book: Power In Coalition


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[posted to Comm-Org] From: Amanda Tattersall <amandatattersall@> Coalitions can be important tools for social change and union revitalization. What makes them successful? What causes them to...

New Report: The Black-White Achievement Gap: When Progress Stopped


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A far-reaching view toward stasis A new report from Education Testing Services takes a long look at the achievement gap between black and white students, starting with its first narrowing at the turn...

National PTA’s Back to School website


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National PTA offers back-to-school advice The National PTA’s Back to School Central web resource provides expert advice to prepare students to go back to school.  Available assistance includes...

Summer issue, Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal


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Innovation journal highlights readers’ picks This summer’s issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal profiles four innovative organizations and their leaders nominated by the online...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, After School Activities Partnership (ASAP)


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After School Activities Partnership (ASAP) facilitates after school programs throughout Philadelphia, and we are looking for volunteers to lead a club for one hour per week, between 3-6 pm, for one...

volunteers needed, Vote for Homes voter registration


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Project   continues voter registration trainings This year, Pennsylvania voters will elect a new US. Senator, a new Governor, State Representatives and half of the State Senate. Project is offering...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Workshop Proposals, 2010 Youth Services Academy


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2010 Youth Services Academy October 26-27, 2010 The Penn Stater State College, PA Call for Workshop Proposals Now in its sixth year, the 2010 Youth Services Academy, sponsored by Pennsylvania...

Grant Opportunities

KaBoom! Play Day Grants


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KABOOM! PLAY DAY GRANTS Roll up your sleeves and play! Host a KaBOOM! Play Day, presented by Mott’s, in your neighborhood and be part of a national celebration to save play in the lives of...

ReStore Corridors Through Art


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In partnership with the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is looking for your best ideas on ways in which arts, culture and creative...

Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation


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Economic Literacy Programs Funded Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation The Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation is dedicated to the goal of increasing economic literacy throughout the United...

Clorox Power a Bright Future Grants


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Clorox: Power a Bright Future Grants Clorox Power a Bright Future Grants aim to provide necessary resources to help support school programs that enrich kids’ lives. Maximum award: $50,000....

Ways to Help grants for teens


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Grants (Deadline: Ongoing) invites teens in the United States to apply for grants to fund their community service ideas across any one of 16 issue areas.  You can apply for a grant, by visiting...

Peoples Garden School Pilot Program


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Peoples Garden School Pilot Program The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is announcing the opportunity for public and not-for-profit organizations to submit applications for a Peoples Garden School...

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund


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Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Accepting Letters of Inquiry Deadline: January 1, 2011 (Letter of Inquiry) Part of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund...

National Center for Family Literacy Library Grants


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Applications Invited for National Center for Family Literacy Library Grants Deadline: November 12, 2010 Better World Books and the National Center for Family Literacy are teaming up again this year...

Legacy Grants for Diabetes Care


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Legacy Grants Request for Proposals: 2010-2011 Funding Cycle Proposal submission deadline: September 8, 2010 In addition to its own programs and efforts aimed at improving diabetes-related health...

Women’s Way Community Women’s Fund


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Women’s Way fall funding cycle begins Women’s Way is now accepting applications for the Fall 2010 grant cycle of the Community Women’s Fund. The Fund provides grants to organizations...

United Way Funding


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UWSEPA to launch funding process in October United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced the October 2010 launch of its online application process for the next three year investment cycle....

ConocoPhillips Spirit of Conservation Migratory Bird Program


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Proposals Invited for ConocoPhillips Spirit of Conservation Migratory Bird Program Deadline: October 1, 2010 (Pre-proposals) The Spirit of Conservation Migratory Bird Program is a partnership between...

Philadelphia Music Project


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Philadelphia Music Project Announces Application Guidelines Deadline: September 15, 2010 (Letter of Intent) The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Philadelphia Music Project is designed to foster...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

After School Coordinator, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association


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After School Coordinator Last day to apply: September 20, 2010 Description: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association...

Encore Volunteer Managers


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The Encore Volunteer Managers program was recently launched. This innovative program is being offered by Temple University, along with its Coming of Age partners, United Way of Southeastern...

Teacher – Early Head Start program, Maternity Care Coalition


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Teacher – Early Head Start program, Maternity Care Coalition Last day to apply: October 8, 2010 Description: Teachers needed for Early Head Start program to assist with the implementation of...

Controller, The Food Trust


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Controller, The Food Trust Last day to apply: October 11, 2010 Description: The Food Trust, founded in 1992, is a non-profit organization working to ensure that everyone has access to affordable,...

Executive Director, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse


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Executive Director, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse Last day to apply: September 29, 2010 Description: Reporting to the Board of Directors of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, Inc.,...

Social Worker, Philadelphia FIGHT


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[posted 8/15/2010] Social Worker, Philadelphia FIGHT Salary: $42,000 Last day to apply: October 8, 2010 Description: The position of Social Worker is exempt. It is the responsibility of the Social...

Pt-time Nurse Practitioner, Youth Health Empowerment Project


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[posted 8/15/2010] Pt-time Nurse Practitioner, Youth Health Empowerment Project Last day to apply: October 9, 2010 Description: Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP), a program of Philadelphia...

HIV Peer Counselor, Family Planning Council


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HIV Peer Counselor, Family Planning Council Salary: $13 – $14 per hour Last day to apply: September 10, 2010 Description: Family Planning Council, a large, well-regarded not-for-profit human...

School Programs Administrator, Nutritional Development Services


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[posted 8/15/2010] Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Administrator: School Programs Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia seeks an...

Miscellaneous

AmeriCorps Alums Entrepreneurship Award


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AMERICORPS ALUMS ELI J. SEGAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD Eli Segal, the first CEO of the Corporation for National Service, started the AmeriCorps Alums Entrepreneurship Award during his life to recognize...

Progressive Women’s Voices seeks nominations


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Calling all future Steinems, Maddows, Amanpours and Courics! Do you want to become a political commentator or journalist serving as a strong voice in the media? Apply for the last class of...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards


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Prudential: Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in grades 5 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary voluntary service to their communities....

Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education


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Proposals Invited for Spencer Foundation’s Dissertation Fellowship Deadline: October 27, 2010 Approximately twenty Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education are awarded...

National I Love My Librarian Awards


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Nominations Invited for National I Love My Librarian Awards Deadline: September 20, 2010 Nominations are now open for the 2010 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian...

Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching


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NSTA: Delta Education/Frey-Neo/CPO Science Awards The Delta Education/Frey-Neo/CPO Science Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching will honor full-time PreK-12 teachers of science who...

Distinguished Service to Science Education Award


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NSTA: Distinguished Service to Science Education Award The National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Service to Science Education Award recognizes those who, through active leadership and...

Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability


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Nominations Invited for Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability Deadline: October 5, 2010 The $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability is an annual award that honors inventors whose products or...

Awards Program for Individuals Working to Help the Depression Community


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Welcome Back Awards Program to Honor Individuals Working to Help the Depression Community Deadline: December 9, 2010 The Welcome Back Awards is an annual program established by Eli Lilly and Company...


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