The week of

September 03, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Driven Research Day


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Submissions sought for Community Driven Research Day The Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center, the Center for Public Health Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania, and the...

Martinez Settlement: What Social Workers Should Know to Help Their Clients


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CLS workshop explains Social Security court decision Community Legal Services of Philadelphia is sponsoring a workshop on The Martinez Settlement: What Social Workers Should Know to Help Their...

2nd annual Citywide Civic Engagement Expo


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Major volunteer recruitment event set for 9/11 As the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy approaches, efforts continue to establish a new tradition of observe the anniversary as a...

Digging in to Home Energy Savings: How to Take Advantage of New Incentives


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Urban Sustainability Forum Thursday, September 16, 2010 6:00 – Reception – featuring light refreshments and informational tables 6:30 – Program Academy of Natural Sciences –...

Women and Aging: Image (R)evolution


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GenPhilly sponsors forum on women and aging In contrast to traditional social images of “the little old lady”, women today are creating new perceptions about what it means to grow older.  Many...

New Resources

New Report: Professional Development in the United States: Trends and Challenges


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PD flagging nationally A new report from the National Staff Development Council and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education — phase II of a three-phase study — analyzes...

New Blog: Beyond the Farm


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New! is a new blog site from Foundations, Inc., and its Seeds for Learning urban farm education program. Whether you’re a teacher, afterschool or summer program leader, informal educator, farmer,...

Policy Brief: The Great Recession in Metropolitan Philadelphia


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Policy Brief: The Great Recession in Metropolitan Philadelphia: What Changed and Where? With scant job growth in 2010, governments cutting spending to control deficits, and the coming end of the...

New Website for Student aid


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PHEAA launches new student aid website As thousands of Pennsylvania college students head to college, they and their parents will have access to a new and improved Pennsylvania Higher Education...

Philadelphia Guide to Behavioral Health Services for Children


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PCCY behavioral guide now online The new guide for behavioral health services for children published by Public Citizens for Children and Youth is now available on line. This edition of the guide...

New Book: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice


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Many white Americans think racism is largely a thing of the past, and as such have settled into a passivity regarding racial inequality. What will it take to have white Americans care enough about...

New Reports: civility in politics


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Civility in Politics: Youth Perspective In a recent report entitled, “Nastiness, Name-calling & Negativity: The Allegheny College Survey of Civility and Compromise in American...

New Report: 2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book


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Child poverty up even before recession: study According to data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, overall improvements in child well-being that began in...

New Website: BullyingInfo


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US Education Dept. launches bullying campaign The US Department of Education has launched a new campaign to combat bullying in schools centered on a new website, , a centralized location where state...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philly Fellows Program seeks host agencies


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Philly Fellows is now seeking new host agencies for the 2011-2012 fellowships.  Interested non-profits must submit a Reply Form outlining their potential projects to Philly Fellows staff by...

volunteer assistants needed, Community Technology Center


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Logan group seeks monitors for tech center The Logan Community Development Corporation is in need of volunteers to help monitor the Carlton Simmons Community Technology Center, which provides Logan...

volunteers needed for English language classes


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NSC seeks volunteers for English language classes Nationalities Service Center is looking for volunteer teachers and teaching assistants for its English as a Second Language classes. Students come...

Civic Engagement Internship, PA Immigration and Citizenship Coalition


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Civic Engagement Internship PICC is looking for energetic and committed individuals to join its team.  Please circulate the following internship opportunity to others. PICC’s Civic Engagement...

volunteers needed, older adult residential community


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Older adult residence seeks volunteers Wesley Enhanced Living, an older adult residential community, is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of activities such as individual, group, special...

Olney Health Fair


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Health, unity fair scheduled for Olney The Beloved St. John Community Development Corporation and the 35th Police District will sponsor a health fair and unity day on Saturday, September 18th from...

volunteers needed, Word Wizards


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ASAP announces Word Wizards reading program If you enjoy working with kids and are interested in sharing your time and passion for reading, the After School Activities Partnership is offering a new...

volunteer tax preparers needed in Delaware


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You are invited to the following event: EITC VOLUNTEER BBQ Date: Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (ET) Location: Weiss Park 120 Aspen Drive Newark, DE 19702 Delaware’s...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Community Tax Coalition Conference


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Save the Date! The next National Community Tax Coalition National Conference will take place in Chicago, IL from June 6-11, 2011. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel....

Summer Changes Everything National Conference


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Summer Changes Everything National Conference November 9-10, 2010 Indianapolis, IN How Can You Build, Strengthen, and Expand Your Summer Program? The National Summer Learning Association in...

Grant Opportunities

Cracker Barrel Foundation


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Cracker Barrel Foundation Cracker Barrel Foundation supports programs in the areas of education, human services, and cultural affairs. Organizations must be 501©3 non-profits. For details and...

Funding Availability for Choice Neighborhoods


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Choice Neighborhoods RFP released The US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development has finally released its long-delayed Notice of Funding Availability for Choice Neighborhoods, a $65 million pilot that...

K-12 School Field Trip Grants


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Target Offers K-12 School Field Trip Grants Deadline: September 30, 2010 Registration is open for the Target Field Trip Grants program. The program will award five thousand grants of $700 each to...

Arts Connect All Program


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VSA and MetLife Foundation Invite Arts Organizations to Apply for Arts Connect All Program Deadline: November 19, 2010 VSA, an international nonprofit that works to create a society where people with...

Tiger Woods Foundation: Grants for Underserved Youth


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Tiger Woods Foundation: Grants for Underserved Youth Tiger Woods Foundation grants provide opportunities to children who are underserved, focusing on programs and projects that enhance the learning...

Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Awards


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The Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Awards Eligibility: Organizations led by a social entrepreneur with innovative programs that demonstrate effective approaches to critical social and...

The Kresge Foundation


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The Kresge Foundation Arts and Culture Program, Facility Investments and Building Reserves Eligibility: 501(c)(3) arts and cultural organizations in the United States Amount: Varies Purpose of Grant:...

Project Ignition Grants


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Project Ignition Grants Now Available (Deadline: November 15) Applications for $2,000 grants are now available online for high school students and adults interested in addressing teen driver safety...

Jenny’s Heroes


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JENNY’S HEROES Eligibility: citizens 18 years of age or older. Amount: Up to $25,000 each. Purpose of Grant: Talk show host and philanthropist Jenny Jones has announced that she will donate an...

DH Ross Foundation for children


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GRANTS TO ASSIST CHILDREN Eligibility: and international tax-exempt organizations benefiting children ages 0-18. Amount: $1,000-$25,000. Purpose of Grant: To relieve suffering among children who are...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Millbourne Borough Manager


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Millbourne Borough Manager Job Description August 19, 2010 Title: Borough Manager Reports To: Millbourne Borough Council Authority: Chief administrative officer of the Borough with financial and...

Finance Specialist, Pew Charitable Trusts


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Senior Specialist, TOPs Finance, The Pew Charitable Trusts Last day to apply: October 25, 2010 Description: The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT), an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of...

Executive Director, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy


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[posted 8/29/2010] Mayor’s Commission on Literacy Philadelphia, PA Executive Director The Free Library of Philadelphia seeks nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director of...

After-School Instructor, Wilson Community School


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Job Posting: AFTER-SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR Wilson Community School @ Alexander Wilson Elementary School 1300 S. 46th Street Philadelphia, PA  19143 Program Description: Wilson Community School is a...

Prevention Services Director, Mazzoni Center


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Prevention Services Director, Mazzoni Center Last day to apply: October 22, 2010 Mazzoni Center is a multi-service non-profit health organization located in Philadelphia which targets the unique...

Grant Writer, Norris Square Civic Association


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Grant Writer, Norris Square Civic Association Salary: $40,000 – $55,000 Last day to apply: October 22, 2010 Description: Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant...

Coordinator of Health Programs, African Family Health Organization


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Coordinator of Health Programs The African Family Health Organization (AFAHO), a community-based, non-profit organization serving African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees in the greater...

Full-Time College & Career Advisor, White-Williams Scholars


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Full-Time College & Career Advisor, White-Williams Scholars Last day to apply: September 30, 2010 SUMMARY: White-Williams Scholars is seeking a full-time College & Career Advisor who will...

Part-Time College & Career Advisor, White-Williams Scholars


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Part-Time College & Career Advisor, White-Williams Scholars Last day to apply: September 30, 2010 SUMMARY: White-Williams Scholars is seeking a part-time College & Career Advisor who will...

Residential Building Manager, Project HOME


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Residential Building Manager Location:     Project HOME offices @ Kate’s Place We currently have a Residential Building Manager position open in our Downtown Neighborhood, which currently...

Quality Improvement Coordinator, DVAEYC


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Quality Improvement Coordinator, Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children Last day to apply: September 10, 2010 Description: Reports To: Program Manager, Quality Initiatives...

Child and Family Profile Writer, Women’s Christian Alliance


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Child and Family Profile Writer, Women’s Christian Alliance Salary: $ per completed and accepted profile Last day to apply: September 30, 2010 Description: Within the context of foster care...

Job Developer, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia


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Job Developer, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia Last day to apply: September 7, 2010 Description: The Job Developer is a Central Office, exempt position in the Workforce Development / School...

Finance and Accounting VP, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance


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Assistant Vice President–Finance, Accounting and Administration, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Description: Assistant Vice President, Finance, Accounting and Administration, who...

Executive/Development Assistant, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center


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Executive/Development Assistant, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center Last day to apply: September 16, 2010 Description: The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally...

Manager, Women’s Business Enterprise Certification


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[posted 8/21/10] Women’s Business Enterprise Certification Manager Position Description Position: Full-time position responsible for the management and administration of the Women’s Business...

Miscellaneous

Join the Surge awards for teens


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Join the Surge scholarships available to teens Join the Surge is a national campaign to empower teens to take positive action in their communities. The project is intended to celebrate the work that...

Effective Legislative Presentations Webinar


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Effective Legislative Presentations Webinar – September 17 The National Conference of State Legislatures is holding a webinar on how to effectively present ideas to lawmakers and their staff. ...


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