The week of

September 10, 2010

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Announces $157,755 in Grants to Assist with Economic Recovery


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PHENND Announces $157,755 in Grants to Assist with Economic Recovery Grants to Benefit Local Colleges and Nonprofits Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Film: Mrs. Goudno’s Daughter


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Please join us for a screening of “Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter” A new documentary by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater about one mother’s fight for asylum in the to protect her...

Center for Youth Development Fall 2010 Training Schedule


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United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development (CYD), in partnership with the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Professional Development Project, is please to release its Fall...

Accounting 101 & Budgeting Essentials


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PANO sponsors accounting, budgeting workshop The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Associations is offering a workshop on Accounting 101 & Budgeting Essentials on Thursday, September 16th...

Meet the Funders panel


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LaSalle sets Meet the Funders forum The Nonprofit Center of the LaSalle University School of Business will launch its new academic year with a Meet the Funders panel discussion on Thursday, September...

How to Collaborate Without Losing Your Identity


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NFF offers advanced budgeting workshop The Nonprofit Finance Fund is offering workshops such as How to Collaborate Without Losing Your Identity (or Your Job) on Thursday, October 14th, and will...

State of Young Philly: Imagining Philly’s Future


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Young Philadelphians imagine city’s future Young Involved Philadelphia’s first annual State of Young Philly: Imagining Philly’s Future intends to leverage the voice of young Philadelphia ....

Pennsylvania’s Workforce: The Role of Community Colleges


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Event highlights value of community colleges Pathways PA will present Pennsylvania’s Workforce: The Role of Community Colleges on Thursday, September 23rd at United Way, 1709 Benjamin Franklin...

Preparing Your Students for College


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College prep is topic for peer network meeting The Out of School Time Resource Center ‘s monthly Peer Networking Meetings provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new...

Childhood Obesity: A National Initiative


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Sorority sponsors child obesity program The Quaker City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will sponsor a program entitled Childhood Obesity: A National Initiative on Saturday, September...

Addressing Domestic Violence in the Health Care Setting


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Laurel House offers DV training for medical sites Each October, Laurel House, a domestic violence service provider in Montgomery County, and Lankenau Hospital, a Main Line Health facility, cosponsor...

5th Annual Hopeworks Celebration of Accomplishments


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The 5th Annual Hopeworks Celebration of Accomplishments will be held on Friday, October 8th. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30PM, followed by dinner and dancing. The event is being held at Venice Plaza,...

Embrace Your Legacy!: An Evening With Barbara Shaiman


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Save the Date! Embrace Your Legacy!:  An Evening With Barbara Shaiman Thursday, October 21, 2010 6:45pm-9:00pm Appleford Estate Villanova, PA Join us for an inspirational evening as Barbara guides...

New Resources

New Book: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: Howell Baum <hbaum@> Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce the publication of Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism....

Food for Thought: The Issues and Challenges of Food Security


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Hot off the presses from BC’s Provincial Health Services Authority: Food for Thought: The Issues and Challenges of Food Security * Chapter 1: Food Security, Economic Well-being and Health *...

New Paper: CRA Small Business Lending And Employment


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Small businesses are the driving force behind job creation, yet many struggle to find the capital they need to survive and grow. Women and minority-owned businesses face additional impediments....

New Book: High-Risk Lending, Deregulation, and the Undermining of America’s Mortgage Market


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Now Available: FORECLOSED High-Risk Lending, Deregulation, and the Undermining of America’s Mortgage Market by Dan Immergluck Cornell University Press $ cloth 2009 ISBN: 978-0-8014-4772-3...

New Report from the African American and Latino Male Dropout Taskforce


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Dropout report calls for overhaul of curriculum, discipline A task force chartered by the School Reform Commission has recommended a major overhaul in school district curriculum, educational...

Creating a Climate for Service Learning Success


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Dear Colleagues: A new publication from the American Association of Community Colleges, “Creating a Climate for Service Learning Success,” provides ideas for developing and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tax campaign seeks Center City space for Super Tax Site


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Tax campaign seeks space for a Super Tax Site The Campaign for Working Families is seeking a large space of 4,000 square feet or more in the Center City area, preferably within the parameter of...

volunteers needed, evening study hours at Hopeworks


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Hopeworks ‘N Camden has created a safe, respectful, and celebratory atmosphere with structured learning where youth can and do succeed. But this atmosphere is often missing at home, where the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Asset Based Community Development Conference


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From Scarcity to Abundance: Asset based strategies to build community and organizational capacity A Conference for Practitioners of Asset Based Community Development September 23-25, 2010 Chicago, IL...

2010 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference


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Please help spread the word: 2010 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference November 1-3, 2010 Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT Bringing together farmers, ranchers, educators, agricultural service...

Call for Papers: Striving for Food Democracy: The Potential of Campus-Community Partnerships


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Call for papers for the 2011 Society for Applied Anthropology Conference! Striving for Food Democracy: The Potential of Campus-Community Partnerships Applied social scientists have taken an active...

Annual Development Banking Conference


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REGISTER NOW | NCIF ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT BANKING CONFERENCE November 16-17, 2010 | Chicago Please register today to attend the nation’s premier event for community development banking...

Conference Presentations Available: Healthy Community Conference


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The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently hosted the Healthy Communities Conference in...

Church, Place and Agriculture in an Urban World


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Englewood Christian Church (Indianapolis) will be hosting a conference in October that will be of interest to COMFOOD listees of the Christian Faith… A Rooted People: Church, Place and...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Tennis and Education Programs


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United States Tennis Association Foundation Offers Support for Youth Tennis and Education Programs Deadline: October 15, 2010 A philanthropic initiative of the United States Tennis Association, USTA...

Financial Capability Innovation Fund


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CFSI’s New Financial Capability Innovation Fund Now Accepting Proposals The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) launched the Financial Capability Innovation Fund to provide grants and...

EPA Brownfields Grants


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EPA Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grant Guidelines – Request for Proposals These grants may be used to address sites contaminated by petroleum and hazardous...

People’s Garden School Pilot Program


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USDA Announces Funding to Expand School  Community Gardens  and Garden-Based Learning Opportunities WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA will...

Community Food Projects


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The 2011 Community Food Projects (CPF) Request for Applications (RFA) is up on with a deadline of November 17, 2010. National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Funding Opportunity...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Farm to School Coordinator, The Food Trust


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[posted 8/23/2010] Job posting: Farm to School Coordinator The Food Trust Philadelphia, PA The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that works to ensure everyone has access to nutritious...

Sponsor-A-Scholar Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures


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Sponsor-A-Scholar Coordinator, Philadelphia Futures Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: Philadelphia Futures has an exciting position open for an individual committed to the academic...

Senior Program Specialist, University of the Arts


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Senior Program Specialist, University of the Arts Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY FULL-TIME CALENDAR YEAR POSITION POSITION: Senior Program Specialist DEPARTMENT:...

Academic & Enrichment Program Instructors, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania


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Academic & Enrichment Program Instructors, ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania Salary: $15-20/hr Last day to apply: November 1, 2010 Description: NUMEROUS POSITIONS AVAILABLE WITHIN EXPANDING ACADEMIC...

Entry-Level Union Organizer, UNITE HERE!


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Entry-Level Union Organizer, UNITE HERE! Mid-Alantic Region Salary: $$ per hour Last day to apply: October 26, 2010 Description: Take on and fight multi-national corporations in the service sector by...

Grants Associate, Turning Points for Children


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Grants Associate, Turning Points for Children Last day to apply: September 26, 2010 Description: OPEN POSITION: GRANTS ASSOCIATE Primary responsibilities include research, data compilation and...

Housing Specialist, ActionAIDS


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Housing Specialist, ActionAIDS (Philadelphia Area) Last day to apply: October 29, 2010 Description: Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred, experience in social/ human...

Development Associate, Maternity Care Coalition (MCC)


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Development Associate Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit organization, is looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Development Associate in the Fundraising and...

Miscellaneous

Policy Approaches to Healthy Corner Stores


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Planning for Healthy Places and the Healthy Corner Stores Network  invite you to join the upcoming webinar: Policy Approaches to Healthy Corner Stores – which will be held Tuesday, September...

What Women Need to Know About Pensions and Savings


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Financial planning for women webinar planned The National Women’s Law Center has scheduled a free online workshop to help women learn about pensions and savings. Women have a higher risk of poverty...

Online Conference: Integrating Food Systems into the Planning Process


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World Town Planning Day Online Conference Healthy People, Healthy Places, Healthy Planet: Integrating Food Systems into the Planning Process There is more than enough food on the planet to feed all...


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