The week of

October 17, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Succession Planning for Small Businesses


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Succession Planning for Small Businesses Monday, October 25th @ 6- 8PM.  The Enterprise Center.  4548 Market Street.  Philadelphia, PA 19139. *Please Note the Change of Date* What? The Succession...

Migrant Education Conference


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We are pleased to announce that the “2010 OME Conference: Success through Service” is scheduled for November 15-17, 2010, at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel in Philadelphia,...

Greater Philadelphia Veterans Networking Event


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA VETERANS NETWORK (GPVN) BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT Tuesday, October 19th 6:00pm-9:00pm The Paddock, Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA – Business casual – Cash bar with...

Sisters: Can We Talk? Symposium


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Join us for the Sisters: Can We Talk?  Symposium and Film Screening Sponsored by ABWHE (Association of Black Women in Higher Education) Philadelphia Chapter and the Black Male Development Symposium...

Taller Puertorriqueno 35th Anniversary Celebration


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Taller Puertorriqueno celebrates 35th anniversary Taller Puertorriqueno has grown over the last 35 years by fostering a Latino community who is engaged, culturally aware and economically vibrant in a...

PathWays PA 32nd Anniversary Celebration


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PathWays sets 32nd anniversary event PathWays PA will celebrate 32 years of services to low-income women, children and families this year by hosting the PathWays to the Stars 32nd Anniversary...

Open House for Nonprofit Ascending Leaders Program


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NELI offers certificate for ascending leaders The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute is launching a new training program to help nonprofit staff  move up from middle management to an executive...

Nonprofit Standards for Excellence Training


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Standards for Excellence® Training comes to Delaware County Offered in partnership with and supported by The HBE Foundation and Elko & Associates Ltd., the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit...

PhillyGoes2College Application and Essay Writing Workshops


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Workshop helps with college applications PhillyGoes2College is holding a workshop on Wednesday, October 20th from 3-6pm to help those starting the college application process or who would like...

Delaware Valley Grantmakers Annual Conference


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Registration opens for DVG’s 2010 conference Registration is now open for Delaware Valley Grantmakers’ annual fall conference, Breakthrough: New Thinking for New Results, taking place on...

Faith-Based Mentoring Series


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UWSEPA offers new faith-based mentoring workshops United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development has announced a  four-part workshop series on how to develop and enhance...

Jews & the American City: Planning, Developing, and Imagining Urban Space and Jewish Space


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Jews & the American City: Planning, Developing, and Imagining Urban Space and Jewish Space Sponsored by Temple University’s Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Thursday, November 11,...

New Resources

How Food Away From Home Affects Children’s Diet Quality


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How Food Away From Home Affects Children’s Diet Quality By Lisa Mancino, Jessica E. Todd, Joanne Guthrie, and Biing-Hwan Lin Economic Research Report No. (ERR-104) 33 pp, October 2010 Based on...

New Child Development Study


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Let them play A new study from the Gesell Institute for Human Development at Yale set out to determine how child development in 2010 related to Arnold Gesell’s historic observations published...

New Report: Transforming the High School Experience


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A scalable model In a recent commentary in Education Week, Michelle Cahill of the Carnegie Corporation and Robert Hughes of local education fund New Visions in New York City write that a June study...

Service-Learning Standards-Based Interactive Tool


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Standards-Based Interactive Tool Complete! Check out the latest additions to NYLC’s interactive tool for teachers, Lift: Raising the Bar for Service-Learning Practice. Designed to support...

New Report: Racial Segregation and the American Foreclosure Crisis


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Study by WWS Scholars Finds Foreclosure Crisis Had Significant Racial Dimensions Although the rise in subprime lending and the ensuing wave of foreclosures was partly a result of market forces that...

2010 National Survey of Nonprofit-Government Contracting and Grants


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Report highlights problems of government contracts A new report released by the Urban Institute explores the results of the 2010 National Survey of Nonprofit-Government Contracting and Grants, a...

School Readiness in Pennsylvania — 2010


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State losing ground on key school readiness measures Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children has issued a report which shows that Pennsylvania lost ground on six of 16 school readiness measures....

United Way’s Holiday Network for organizations


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Join United Way’s Holiday Network Do you need volunteers to work with your organization over the holidays?  Are you in need of specific items for your organization this holiday season?  If so,...

Grad Nation Facilitator Toolkit


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Resources offered to build on Waiting For ‘Superman’ film To further the dialogue and ignite public action to alleviate the nation’s education woes, America’s Promise Alliance has released a...

New Report: The Social Service Challenges of Rising Suburban Poverty


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Report shows rapid increase in suburban poverty Research exploring issues of poverty typically has focused on central-city neighborhoods, where poverty and joblessness have been most concentrated. As...

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development


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The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD: ISSN 2152-0801) JAFSCD is an online, international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research...

Partnerships Classifieds

painters needed, Habitat for Humanity MontCo


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Calling all painters! Thursday, October 21 Friday, October 22 Habitat for Humanity Montgomery County is looking for 10-12 volunteers on Thursday & Friday to help paint the ReStore’s newest...

Holiday Silent Auction Research and Outreach Volunteer, PDP


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Holiday Silent Auction Research and Outreach Volunteer Come and help Philadelphia Development Partnership (PDP) staff coordinate the Silent Auction for and at our annual fundraiser, Taste of Success!...

volunteers needed, SHARE Food Program


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SHARE seeking volunteers to meet late year demand The SHARE Food Program is seeking volunteers for its bagging and distribution programs during the months of November and December. Download a listing...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Service-Learning Conference


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National Service-Learning Conference April 6-9, 2011 Atlanta, GA Are you ready to pursue high-quality service-learning practice, engage the disengaged, bridge the gap between community and school,...

BigTent Conference for youth-serving orgs


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BigTent Conference Nov. 18-20, 2010 Houston, Texas Come to the first-ever BigTent Conference for inspiring presentations, practical workshops, and celebratory community building to advance the health...

Training for Social Action Trainers


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Training for Social Action Trainers – returning to the Bay Area in October! October 22-24, 2010 @ St. Paul’s Episcopal School 116 Montecito Avenue Oakland, CA To register, contact Ken at...

Call For Proposals: Web 2.0 at Metropolitan Universities


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Call For Proposals: Web at Metropolitan Universities Metropolitan Universities (), a quarterly journal funded by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (), is soliciting article...

A Working Conference to Build Our Northeast Food System


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IT TAKES A REGION – 2010: A  WORKING CONFERENCE TO BUILD OUR NORTHEAST FOOD SYSTEM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN WHEN: November 12-13, 2010 Pre-conference trainings on November 11 WHERE: Desmond Hotel...

Grant Opportunities

Eisner Prize for intergenerational projects


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Eisner Foundation: Eisner Prize The Eisner Foundation is seeking nominations of individuals and nonprofit organizations to recognize excellence in uniting and utilizing multiple generations,...

Equity in Mathematics Grants


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NCTM: Equity in Mathematics Grants The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Equity in Mathematics grants encourage middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the...

Emergency Food and Shelter Program


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EFSP applications now available United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced the availability of Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds for Philadelphia County. Funds may be used by...

Grants Available to Help Nonprofit Organizations With Fundraising


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Grants Available to Help Nonprofit Organizations With Fundraising Deadline: November 12, 2010 Achieve, an Indianapolis-based consulting firm that provides fundraising, strategic planning, and...

Fisheries Innovation Fund


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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Fisheries Innovation Fund Deadline: November 30, 2010 (Pre-Proposals) The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has announced the Fisheries Innovation...

Women’s Sports Foundation Travel and Training Fund


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Women’s Sports Foundation Invites Applications for Travel and Training Fund Deadline: November 12, 2010 The Women’s Sports Foundation’s Travel & Training Fund provides direct...

Responsible Sports Grants


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Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports Grants Available to Help Fund Youth and School Sports Programs Deadline: November 30, 2010 Responsible Sports, a philanthropic program of insurance company Liberty...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Paid and volunteer tutor positions, Girard College


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Big Changes at Girard College! A new evening study hall tutoring program at Girard College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to be part of the change. Upper Grade Levels: 7-9th and 10-12th Monday...

Education Advocacy Coordinator, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


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Job Announcement: Education Advocacy Coordinator Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is Southeastern Pennsylvania’s leading child advocacy and public policy organization, dedicated to...

Deputy Director of Development, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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Deputy Director of Development, City Year Greater Philadelphia About City Year: City Year’s mission is to put idealism to work by tapping the civic power of young people for an annual campaign...

Deputy, Multiple Pathways to Graduation, School Dist of Phila


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Deputy, Multiple Pathways to Graduation Summary The Deputy oversees all aspects of the Office of Multiple Education Pathways to Graduation for the School District of Philadelphia (SDP).  The Deputy...

Urban Farm Manager, Federation of Neighborhood Centers


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Urban Farm Manager, Federation of Neighborhood Centers Last day to apply: October 25, 2010 Reports To: Director of Teens 4 Good Employment Status: Part-time Supervises: USLA and Teens 4 Good (T4G)...

School Wellness Youth Coordinator, Food Trust


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School Wellness Youth Coordinator The Food Trust is working with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the School District of Philadelphia to launch the Philadelphia Campaign for Healthier...

Child care Specialist, Travelers Aid Philadelphia


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Child care Specialist, Travelers Aid Philadelphia Last day to apply: December 3, 2010 West Philadelphia Emergency Famiy Residence is seeking a child care certified individual, preferably with a...

Afterschool Group Leader (Kindergarten), Zhang Sah


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Afterschool Group Leader (Kindergarten), Zhang Sah Last day to apply: November 5, 2010 Are you an energetic, highly motivated person who loves working with children? Zhang Sah Martial Arts has...

Sr Associate, Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board


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Sr Associate ~ Industry Partnerships, Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board Last day to apply: October 29, 2010 Description: The Senior Associate engages in policy and system building, member...

Senior Associate, Northeast Forage Fish Campaign, Pew Charitable Trusts


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Senior Associate, Northeast Forage Fish Campaign, Pew Charitable Trusts Last day to apply: December 4, 2010 Description: The Pew Charitable Trusts, an independent nonprofit, is driven by the power of...

HIV Specialty Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition


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HIV Specialty Advocate, Maternity Care Coalition Last day to apply: December 5, 2010 Description: MCC seeks a self motivated individual to conduct HIV prevention and education focused services to...

Farm to School Program Associate, Fair Food


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[posted 9/20/10] Farm to School Program Associate Please visit Fair Food’s Farm to Institution Program (FTI) seeks to connect our region’s farmers with schools, universities, hospitals,...

Miscellaneous

Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Program


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Kennedy Center Launches Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Program Deadline: December 15, 2010 The Kennedy Center has announced the establishment of the Stephen Sondheim Inspirational...


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