The week of

January 23, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

Meet the Funders Panel


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LaSalle Center sponsors annual funders panel The LaSalle Nonprofit Center will offer its annual Meet the Funders panel discussion on Friday, January 28th at St. Stephen’s Theater, 923 Ludlow Street...

Logan Community Discussion of Solar Farm


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Logan community group to discuss solar farm The Logan Neighborhood Advisory Committee will host a meeting on Tuesday, January 25th at Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1100 W. Rockland Street in...

Free FAFSA Completion Workshops


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PHEAA offers free help in completing the FAFSA The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is offering free FAFSA Completion Sessions from January through April for families with students...

Finding Your Funding workshop for women entrepreneurs


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Workshop explores financing for women entrepreneurs The Women’s Business Development Center will present Finding Your Funding, a workshop on financing options for women-operated businesses, on...

Philly My free Taxes Campaign Kick-Off


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Please make plans to join us on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 11am here at the United Way as we officially “kick-off” our My Free Taxes Initiative. WHAT: United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania...

Census and You: Accessing 2010 Data


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From the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) Jump into Spring With Tools You Can Use: 2011 Trainings and Networking Opportunities Census and You: Accessing 2010...

Emerging Leaders Program Applications Now Open


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Emerging Leaders Program Applications Now Open United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Emerging Leaders Program is an intensive leadership development program offered to 15 to 20 mid-level...

Non-Profit Management Certificate Program


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Temple University’s Non-Profit Management Certificate Program (NPMCP) Spring 2011 Schedule The seminars listed below are offered to individuals seeking to increase their knowledge about non-profit...

Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth


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Working with difficult kids doesn’t have to be difficult with problem-stopping answers.  Attention-grabbing interventions are surprisingly effective and you can learn them. This professional...

The World Water Crisis


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The World Water Crisis with Stan Laskowski, President of the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative Tuesday, January, 25 2011, 7 MarBar 2nd Floor, Marathon Grill 40th and Walnut Streets Menu items...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Circle


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Date/Time: Saturday, January 29, 2011 12:00PM–2PM Location: University of the Arts Description: Candy Depew started her Studio School of Decorative Art in remembrance of her father. Now, the...

Assistive Technology: Leveling the Playing Field for Children with Disabilities


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PILCOP offers special education training series In an effort to keep the Philadelphia advocacy community informed about the most up-to-date information in special education law, the Public Interest...

Philadelphia Urban Food and Fitness Alliance Youth Dinner Gathering


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Youth healthy food advocates plan dinner The next Philadelphia Urban Food and Fitness Alliance Youth Dinner Gathering will be held Thursday, January 27th from 5:30-7:30pm at People’s Emergency...

West Philadelphia Youth Workforce Summit


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West Philadelphia Youth Workforce Summit scheduled In most internship fairs, students wander through rows of tables, meeting different employers, and collecting business cards. The Enterprise...

Campaign for Working Families Tax Season Kick-Off


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Area events kick off 2011 tax volunteer campaign January 28th is EITC Awareness Day, and area tax volunteer efforts are using the occasion to launch the beginning of their campaigns to provide free...

New Resources

Creative Vitality in Philadelphia


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W. Penn foundation assesses city’s ‘creative vitality’ A new report released by the William Penn Foundation, Creative Vitality in Philadelphia, examines the city’s 2006-08 Creative...

PathWays PA offers financial education, individual counseling


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PathWays PA offers financial education, individual counseling Through the Path$ 2Benefits and Financial Path$ initiatives, PathWays PA is offering financial education workshops and individual...

New Community Service Edition of Just Neighbors Toolkit


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The new 2011 Community Service Edition of Just Neighbors, designed for schools, colleges and federally funded programs is ready for shipment on Tuesday, January 25th. The new toolkit features edited...

Achieving Asset Building with Permanently Affordable Housing


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Achieving Asset Building with Permanently Affordable Housing For many years policy makers have looked at permanently affordable housing models such as community land trusts as tools that were for...

New Syllabi on Community Organizing and Development


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I am finally catching up on work delayed from last year–my King Day service is updating COMM-ORG.  The first update is that there are five new or updated syllabi now on the COMM-ORG syllabi...

Toolkit: Federal Funding for Integrated Service Delivery


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Toolkit aids in using funds for integrated service delivery Due to low wages, lack of benefits, and inconsistent employment, many low-income workers are unable to meet their own and their...

Philadelphia College Financial Aid/FAFSA Completion Campaign


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City launches college aid application campaign Mayor Michael Nutter, together with a broad coalition of public and private partners, launched the College Financial Aid/FAFSA Completion Campaign last...

Fall/Winter edition: Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal


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Latest PSIJ highlights local innovative programs The Fall/Winter edition of the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal is now online, featuring a variety of local programs taking innovative...

New Website for young nonprofit leaders: OnlyUp.org


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Launch of new bimonthly online journal focused on young adults in the nonprofit sector A new website has been launched by a group of millennials driven to create a more vibrant discussion about their...

Education Week’s Quality Counts Report


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Needs improvement Education Week has released its 15th Quality Counts report, evaluating the status of states’ educational performance and policymaking. Subtitled Uncertain Forecast, it gives...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern program seeks new nonprofit partners


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Intern program seeks new nonprofit partners Penn’s Civic House Philadelphia Nonprofit Internship Program is designed to assist the work of Philadelphia area nonprofit organizations through...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference


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Celebrate this year’s Martin Luther King Day by registering to attend the 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference® The Time is Now, April 6-9, 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. Come to learn about the...

Grant Opportunities

Chester County Fund for Women and Girls


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Chesco Women’s Fund accepting applications The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is accepting applications for its next grant cycle through January 28th. FUNDING PRIORITIES Organizations and...

Community-Police Partnership Awards


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MetLife supports community, police partnerships The Community-Police Partnership Awards, sponsored by the MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, recognize innovative...

CHIP outreach grants


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United Healthcare offers CHIP outreach grants Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program assists many families with getting free or low-cost health insurance for their children. ...

Do Something Awards


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Young Social Activists Invited to Apply for Do Something Awards Deadline: March 1, 2011 Since 1996, Do Something has annually honored young people who are working to improve their communities and the...

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Restoration Program


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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Accepting Applications for Five Star Restoration Program Deadline: February 14, 2011 Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with the support...

Conservation and Community Partnerships Grants


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Sustainable Forestry Initiative Seeks Proposals for Conservation and Community Partnerships Grants Deadline: February 15, 2011 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative, an independent, charitable...

TogetherGreen Innovation Grants


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TogetherGreen Invites Applications for Innovation Grants Deadline: May 1, 2011 TogetherGreen, a program of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is accepting applications for its Innovation Grants...

Plus 50 Completion Strategy Grants


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American Association of Community Colleges Requests Proposals for Plus 50 Completion Strategy Grants Deadline: March 4, 2011 With support from the Lumina Foundation for Education, the American...

Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship for Community Organizers of Color


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Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship Invites Applications for Community Organizers of Color Deadline: April 5, 2011 The Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship honors and supports longtime...

William T. Grant Youth Development Scholars Program


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William T. Grant Foundation Announces Guidelines for Youth Development Scholars Program Deadline: July 6, 2011 The William T. Grant Foundation, which supports research to understand and improve the...

Do Something: Seed Grants


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Do Something: Seed Grants Do Something Seed Grants can be used towards project ideas and programs that are just getting started, or to jump-start programs and realize ideas for the first time. These...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Case Aide, Nationalities Service Center


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Nationalities Service Center Position Description Position: Case Aide      Department: Refugee Services Reports to: Project Coordinator    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Revised: June 2009 Position...

Finance Account Liaison, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation


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Finance Account Liaison, Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation Posted on: January 13, 2011 In this position you will be responsible for the following duties: Administer and execute the...

Member Services Associate, Delaware Valley Grantmakers


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Job Title:                     Member Services Associate Reports To:                  Director of Member Services Prepared...

Vice President of Property and Asset Management, Project H.O.M.E.


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Vice President of Property and Asset Management, Project Posted on: January 13, 2011 Job Concept: The primary responsibility of the Vice President of Property and Asset Management is to provide...

Director of Development, Project Forward Leap


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Director of Development, Project Forward Leap Posted on: January 14, 2011 Founded in 1989, Project Forward Leap (PFL) is an academically rigorous educational enrichment program that serves over 750...

Tree Campaign Manager, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation


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TREE CAMPAIGN MANAGER From the start of his administration, Mayor Michael A. Nutter declared his strong support for increasing the City’s tree canopy. It has a central place in his shared vision of...

Miscellaneous

2010 Caring Awards


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Caring Institute: 2010 Caring Awards The Caring Institute is now accepting nominations for its annual Caring Awards. Nominees should exemplify caring and serve as worthy role models for others. Award...

Sodexo: STOP Hunger Scholarship


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Sodexo: STOP Hunger Scholarship The Sodexo STOP Hunger Scholarship program supports the education of young people working to end hunger in communities across the United States, and brings attention...

Translating Environmentalism: Strategies & Tools to Create Healthy Communities


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Throughout the year Environmental Leadership Program will engage the general public in dialogues and learning opportunities through the ELP Webinar Series. We recognize the value of your time so have...

Translating your resume from military to civilian


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA VETERANS NETWORK PRESENTS A WEBINAR EVENT “TRANSLATING YOUR RESUME FROM MILITARY TO CIVILIAN – DO’s & DON’TS” WHEN:  Thursday January 27th,...

Nominations for Afterschool Champions


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Nominations sought for state Afterschool Champions The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network is seeking nominations for Afterschool Champions to be honored on Tuesday, March...

Mayor’s Internship Program


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Applications available for Mayor’s internship program The Mayor’s Internship Program with the City of Philadelphia is an opportunity for current college undergraduates and graduate students to...


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