The week of

November 21, 2010

Other Local Events and Workshops

Green 2015: An Action Plan for the First 500 Acres


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Urban Sustainability Forum:  Green 2015: An Action Plan for the First 500 Acres When: Tuesday, December 7, 2010: 6PM – 8:30PM Where:  Academy of Natural Sciences – 19th Street and the...

Maternity Care Coalition Happy Hour


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December 2: Come to MCC’s Happy Hour! Maternity Care Coalition Happy Hour Fergie’s Pub – 2nd floor 1214 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA On December 2nd, a $5 donation gets you $1...

National Brownfields Conference


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Join us (~6,000 strong and growing) in Philadelphia, PA for the *free* national Brownfields conference. Learn more about EPA, State and Tribal brownfield programs, brownfields funds and technical...

Black Male Development Symposium Kickoff Reception


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Fundraiser & Kickoff Reception for the Black Male Development Symposium Friday, December 3, 2010 – 6pm – 9pm Arcadia University – Grey Towers Castle 450 South Easton Road,...

New Resources

18,000 in city to lose jobless benefits in December


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18,000 in city to lose jobless benefits in December The Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board has released new data that forecasts a major increase in the number of residents that will lose...

New Book: Accountability and White Anti-racist Organizing : Stories from Our Work


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[posted from Comm-Org list] From: Larry Yates <llyates@> Accountability and White Anti-racist Organizing : Stories from Our Work Edited by Bonnie Berman Cushing, with Lila Cabbil, Margery...

MicroServe Philadelphia engages Cabrini College students


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Through MicroServe Philadelphia, Nonprofit Entrepreneur Works Teams Up With Market Research Class at Cabrini College For the 2010 fall semester, Dr. Eric Malm’s market research class at Cabrini...

School Turnaround Field Guide


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Succeeding at scale A new turnaround guide from FSG Social Impact Advisors aims to increase reformers’ awareness of turnaround issues, prompting those in the field to think about how to most...

Nourish Middle School Curriculum Guide


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WorldLink and the Center for Ecoliteracy are proud to announce the release of the Nourish Middle School Curriculum Guide. This food literacy curriculum invites teachers and students to explore the...

New Report: Formative Assessment and Next-Generation Assessment Systems


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The wrong paradigm As educators across the country focus on designing new ways to gauge what students are learning, they risk distorting the meaning and practice of formative assessment, Education...

New Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement


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Kudos to the Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement for converting to an open source platform (including all of its back issues!). We encourage other subscription-based journals that...

New Book: Participatory Partnerships for Social Action and Research


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We’re delighted to announce the publication of a book from the Faculty for the Engaged Campus team at Ohio University: “Participatory Partnerships for Social Action and Research”...

Corporation for National Service Annual Report


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Annual Report Shows CNCS is Meeting Critical National Needs Last week, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released its Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Financial Report (AFR), an...

Food and Energy Systems Curriculum


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Creative Change is pleased to announce “Food and Energy Systems,” a fully-developed instructional module now available in the Curriculum and Resource Center (CRC). The unit’s...

Partnerships Classifieds

Logan CDC needs 23 turkeys


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Logan CDC is in need of additional turkey donations to provide to their families this year, 23 to be exact. For more information on how to donate, please contact: Jennifer Brower Project...

Seeking External Peer Reviewers for 2011 Grant Competitions with Specialized Experience


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Seeking External Peer Reviewers for 2011 Grant Competitions with Specialized Experience Background on CNCS The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) is to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: International Conference on Study Abroad, Service-Learning, and Sustainability


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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PROPOSALS: International Service-Learning Opportunity South Dakota State University is hosting an International Conference on Study Abroad,...

Call for Workshops: IMPACT National Conference on Service, Advocacy and Social Action


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CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS IMPACT National Conference on Service, Advocacy and Social Action March 31-April 3, 2011 | Stetson University | DeLand, Florida The IMPACT Conference is historically the...

23rd Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum


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23rd Annual At-Risk Youth National FORUM You are invited to attend the 23rd Annual At-Risk Youth National FORUM. When: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 1:00 PM, to Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 12:00 noon,...

Second International Institute on Partnerships


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Portland State University (PSU) invites you to join us for the: SECOND INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE ON PARTNERSHIPS MAY 23-25, 2011 PORTLAND, OREGON (On PSU’s campus) Detailed Institute Information:...

Grant Opportunities

Healthy College Dating Peer Educator Program


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Avon Foundation Seeks Applications for Healthy College Dating Peer Educator Program Deadline: December 3, 2010 The Avon Foundation for Women has released the by mark 2010 RFP for the Healthy...

Project Orange Thumb Garden Grants


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Fiskars Invites Applications for Project Orange Thumb Garden Grants and Makeovers Deadline: December 31, 2010 Fiskars, a global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden, and outdoors, has...

IBM Smarter Cities Challenge


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IBM Announces New Grant Program to Create Smarter Cities Deadline: December 31, 2010 IBM has inaugurated the Smarter Cities Challenge, a competitive grant program through which IBM will award a total...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships Program Invites Applications From Diversity-Focused Funders Deadline: January 5, 2011 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding...

Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments


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NAMM Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations for Music Education Programs Deadline: Rolling The nonprofit NAMM Foundation works to...

National Science Teachers Association Lab Challenge


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Middle and High School Teachers Invited to Apply for National Science Teachers Association Shell Science Lab Challenge Deadline: February 28, 2011 The National Science Teachers Association, the...

ING Unsung Heroes Grant Program for K-12 Educational Projects


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ING Unsung Heroes Program Opens Grant Program for K-12 Educational Projects Deadline: April 30, 2011 The ING Unsung Heroes program annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching...

Bread & Roses Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative


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Bread & Roses Community Fund Offers Grants for Criminal Justice System Reform Work in Delaware Valley Deadline: December 1, 2010 A partnership between the Phoebus Fund and Bread & Roses...

Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Youth Education Grants


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Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Education Grants Deadline: December 27, 2010 The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, a nonprofit organization...

Progressive Technology Project’s Innovation and Integration Partnership Grant


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Are your organizing, communications, fundraising, and voter engagement activities integrated and well-supported by your in-house technology? Is your database a seamless part of your organization,...

Capital & Capacity for Economic Recovery


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Capital & Capacity for Economic Recovery Nonprofit Finance Fund is pleased to introduce a new program: Capital & Capacity for Economic Recovery. Through this program we will offer capacity...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Adolescent Counselor, The Attic Youth Center


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Adolescent Counselor, The Attic Youth Center Last day to apply: January 7, 2011 Description: ADOLESCENT THERAPIST (Hourly, 6-8 hours per week) Reports to: Clinical Coordinator The Attic Youth Center,...

Assistant Project Director, Anti-Defamation League


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Assistant Project Director, Anti-Defamation League: National Office Last day to apply: December 7, 2010 Description: Join the nation’s premier human relations/civil rights organization. We have a...

Program Manager, Ralph Moses House


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[posted 11/14/10] Job Opportunity:  PROGRAM MANAGER – RALPH MOSES HOUSE Family and Community Service of Delaware County (FCS) seeks a Program Manager for the Ralph Moses House.  The Ralph Moses...

Director of Development, Project Forward Leap


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Director of Development Project Forward Leap Philadelphia, PA Founded in 1989, Project Forward Leap (PFL) is an academically rigorous educational enrichment program that serves over 750 low-income...

Part time Nurse Practitioner, Philadelphia FIGHT


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Part time Nurse Practitioner, Philadelphia FIGHT Last day to apply: January 4, 2011 Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP), a program of Philadelphia FIGHT, offers a comprehensive range of health...

Afterschool Group Leader, Zhang Sah Martial Arts


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Afterschool Group Leader Position: Afterschool Group Leader Are you an energetic, highly motivated person who loves working with children? Zhang Sah Martial Arts has created its own industry; the...

Truancy Case Manager, Intensive Delinquency Prevention Program


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[emailed 11/16/2010] SEAMAAC, INC. Truancy Case Manager, Intensive Delinquency Prevention Program DEPARTMENT: Education Department REPORTS TO: Education Department Co-Director JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time...

City Harvest Coordinator, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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City Harvest Coordinator, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Last day to apply: January 9, 2011 Description: The Philadelphia Green program of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is seeking a...

Neighborhood Advisory Council Assistant, The Partnership CDC


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Neighborhood Advisory Council Assistant, The Partnership CDC Last day to apply: December 5, 2010 The Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) Assistant will effectively represent The Partnership CDC in...

Miscellaneous

Charles Bronfman Prize Honoring Humanitarian Work


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Nomination Period Opens for Charles Bronfman Prize Honoring Humanitarian Work Deadline: January 14, 2011 The Charles Bronfman Prize annually recognizes Jewish humanitarians whose work, while inspired...

Nonprofit Management Fellowship for Muslim Graduate Students


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Islamic Society of North America Invites Muslim Graduate Students to Apply for Nonprofit Management Fellowship Deadline: February 1, 2011 The HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Society of North...

Preventing Chronic Disease Student Research Contest


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Student Research Paper Contest — Call for Participation Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) announces its 2011 Student Research Contest. PCD is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established to...

Growing Green Awards


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Growing Green Awards Nominations are now open for NRDC’s third annual Growing Green Awards to honor farmers, business leaders and promoters of sustainable food Eligibility Recipients may represent...

Environmental Leadership Program


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Applications for ELP’s 2011 Fellowship Classes are Now Open! Environmental Leadership Program is now accepting applications for its 2011 New England and Eastern Regional Fellowship Classes. If...

Students in Service Awards™


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I’m writing to share an exciting new college student scholarship opportunity!  It’s called the Students in Service Awards™, and is a national search for inspirational college students who are...

Community Fellows AmeriCorps Program


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In partnership with PennSERVE, the Governor’s Office on Citizen Service, Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the opening of the January Enrollment period for the...


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