The week of

August 14, 2011

Other Local Events and Workshops

“Best in Class” Student Engagement Conference


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact “Best in Class” Student Engagement Conference Holiday Inn-Harrisburg East, Harrisburg, PA Sponsored by the Jenzabar Foundation On October 21-22, 2011,...

Tree Tender Trainings in Bucks and Chester Counties


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REGISTER NOW FOR PHS TREE TENDERS® TRAINING! Pre-registration is required – Fee: $25 Register online at Join the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in learning how to plant and care for...

Success in the City: A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs


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Success in the City: A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs Monday, August 22, 6-8pm Philadelphia Argentine Tango School 2030 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125 You are cordially invited to...

Seeds for Learning Lunch and Farm Tour


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Seeds for Learning (SFL), a program of Foundations, Inc., is an urban farm and entrepreneurship initiative to increase food access and nutrition education for the Philadelphia community while raising...

Ray of Hope Project Community Meeting


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Greater Philadelphia Cares and The Ray of Hope Project invite community leaders and residents to a Community Meeting Thursday, August 25th, 6:30pm Heritage Community Center 5858 Castor Avenue...

LGBT Adoption Café


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The National Adoption Center () invites you to its LGBT Adoption Café, a FREE informational event, Thursday, September 15, 2011 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse...

12th Annual Lights On Afterschool


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Join the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN), the Afterschool Alliance and over hundreds of programs across Pennsylvania in celebrating the 12th Annual Lights On...

Fundraising Fundamentals


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The debt ceiling deal is not good news for most working people. Congress has made it harder for the government to spend money to create jobs and end this recession. And that means trouble for...

Southeast Asian Family Conference: Bridging Research with Practice


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SAVE THE DATE! September 22, 2011 9am-5pm $15 Registration Free BPSOS Southeast Asian Family Conference: Bridging Research with Practice At the Friends Center in Philadelphia, PA SEAFAM will provide...

Board Boot Camp


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Board Boot Camp helps develop, enhance board skills The Board Boot Camp program has been designed for both new and experienced board members to learn or refresh their skills on being an effective...

Conference on Sexuality, Intimacy and Aging: What Every Professional Needs to Know


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On Friday and Saturday, September 23rd and 24th, Widener University will host a Conference on Sexuality, Intimacy and Aging: What Every Professional Needs to Know. Older adults have great interest in...

First Annual Regional Conference on Aging


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The first annual Regional Conference on Aging will be presented by the Philadelphia Corporation on Aging at its offices, located at 642 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia, on Monday, September 19th through...

Summit on nonprofit agency policies


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Agency coalition calls for summit meeting on agency policies The Coalition, Inc., which is comprised of approximately 90 local, regional and national community groups and organizations committed to...

College application workshops by PhillyGoes2College


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Avoiding that college application essay? Not sure how to start applying to college? Need help finding scholarships? Come get free advice and support! September 24th, 10 am – 1 pm November 12th,...

New Resources

Making the Business Case for Corporate Philanthropy


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Report: Corporate giving should match business needs Given the evolving expectations for corporate philanthropy, corporate giving programs must go beyond simply “doing good.” In order to ensure...

Rooted in Community on WHYY


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The University of Pennsylvania’s Urban Nutrition Initiative recently served as the local host to the Rooted in Community youth conference in Philadelphia.  The conference was recently profiles...

Development Associate, Part-time, LIFT-Philadelphia


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Development Associate, Part-time, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: August 2, 2011 Our Mission and Vision LIFT-Philadelphia’s mission is to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in our...

Implementing a Local Collaboration for Youth (LCY) in Your Community


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National Collaboration for Youth issues resource guide The National Collaboration for Youth has published a resource guide for communities to implement a local collaboration for youth (LCY). An LCY...

Assessing Deeper Learning


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Taking assessments deeper A new policy brief from the Alliance for Excellent Education calls for assessments that measure a broader range of knowledge and skills than current assessments typically...

Partnerships Classifieds

various internships, Prometheus Radio Project


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We are looking for interns seeking to gain useful skills and a meaningful experience in the movement to democratize the airwaves and the media. The Prometheus Radio Project builds participatory radio...

professional volunteers needed, Community Design Collaborative


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Announcing the Community Design Collaborative’s Volunteer Opportunities: Summer 2011 Applications Being Considered for Service Grants **They have not yet been awarded** The Community Design...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Mobilizing Rural Communities Conference


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Are you concerned about the sustainability of rural communities? As we know from living in the Northern Plains, our four states (MT, ND, SD, and WY) are all considered rural; whether we live in a...

International Bullying Prevention Association Conference


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We are pleased to announce the International Bullying Prevention Association Conference November 7-8,  2011.  Our full program is now available to view on our updated website at Because there is a...

Health and Wellness in a Changing World


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Penn State Cooperative Extension’s Nutrition Links is sponsoring a sensational annual conference titled, “Health and Wellness in a Changing World”.  On Monday, September 12, from 10:00 AM to...

National Meeting of the Housing Justice Network


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REGISTRATION HAS STARTED for the 2011 NATIONAL MEETING OF THE HOUSING JUSTICE NETWORK on Sunday, October 16 and Monday, October 17 in Washington , hosted by the National Housing Law Project (NHLP)....

Grant Opportunities

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations


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Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Invites Applications for Doctoral Student Fellowship and Seminar Deadline: September 19, 2011 The Association for Research on...

Domestic Violence Prevention Programs


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Verizon Foundation Offers Grants to New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations for Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Deadline: September 2, 2011 The Verizon Foundation will award grants to New Jersey...

PA Department of Labor’s Works for Me grant


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PA Labor Dept. offers employment grants The PA Department of Labor’s Works for Me is seeking local programs, including transition programs, consumer groups, centers for independent living,...

Grants for Creative Classroom Projects


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Kids In Need Foundation Offers Teacher Grants for Creative Classroom Projects Deadline: September 30, 2011 An annual initiative of the Kids In Need Foundation, the Kids In Need Teacher Grants program...

Grants to Study Economic Impact of Bicycling


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Bikes Belong Foundation Offers Research Grants to Study Economic Impact of Bicycling Deadline: September 30, 2011 The Bikes Belong Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of Bikes Belong,...

Social Change Grants to Women and Trans Artists


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Leeway Foundation Offers Social Change Project Grants to Women and Trans Artists in the Delaware Valley Region Deadline: September 15, 2011 The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation is committed to...

Sodexo School Engagement grant


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Sodexo School Engagement grant program: The Sodexo Foundation and Youth Service America are accepting applications for the Sodexo School Engagement grant program. $5,000 will be awarded to grantees...

People’s Garden Grant Program


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People’s Garden Grant Program: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the release of the FY 2011 Request for Applications (RFA) for the People’s Garden Grant...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Manager, Princeton AlumniCorps


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Position Announcement – Program Manager Princeton AlumniCorps is seeking a dynamic individual to manage our two newest initiatives. This position is ideal for a good communicator who is eager to...

Data Coordinator, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia


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Data Coordinator, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia Posted on: July 29, 2011 SUMMARY: Data Specialist The Data Coordinator is an exempt, Central Office position under the direct supervision of...

Science Teacher, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia


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Science Teacher (Performance Learning Center), Communities in Schools of Philadelphia Posted on: July 29, 2011 The Teacher for the Performance Learning Center (PLC) is an exempt position reporting to...

Development and Compliance, Klein JCC


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Development and Compliance Job Opening: Provide assistance with development and compliance including management of federal and state budgets, grant writing, maintenance of the donor database, donor...

Bi-lingual Housing Counselor, Philadelphia Unemployment Project


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Bi-lingual Housing Counselor Position Available The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring a Housing Counselor.  The position entails providing advocacy and assistance to unemployed and lower...

Receptionist, William Penn Foundation


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Receptionist, William Penn Foundation Posted on: August 1, 2011 Located in Center City, Philadelphia, The William Penn Foundation is seeking an experienced and personable Receptionist to provide a...

Market Associate, The Food Trust


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Market Associate, The Food Trust Posted on: August 2, 2011 The Food Trust, founded in 1992, grew out of a desire to bring affordable, nutritious, fresh fruits and vegetables to people in the inner...

Development Associate, Part-time, LIFT-Philadelphia


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Development Associate, Part-time, LIFT-Philadelphia Posted on: August 2, 2011 Our Mission and Vision LIFT-Philadelphia’s mission is to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in our...

Family Worker for Children’s Center, Norris Square Civic Association


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FAMILY WORKER FOR CHILDREN’S CENTER Posted on: August 3, 2011 The general duties are to assist parents in their efforts to improve the conditions and quality of family life. The family worker...

Health Specialist For Children’s Center, Norris Square Civic Association


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Health Specialist For Children’s Center, Norris Square Civic Association Posted on: August 3, 2011 The general duties are to assist Health Coordinator in working with children & families’...

Director of Finance, United Communities SE Philadelphia


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Director of Finance, United Communities SE Philadelphia Posted on: August 3, 2011 United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an exciting opportunity for a finance professional with experience in...

Office Manager, Bread & Roses Community Fund


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Bread & Roses is seeking a full-time Office Manager. The office manager is responsible for making sure that the office runs smoothly with the specific duties and responsibilities outlined below:...

Director of Development and Marketing, Center for Literacy


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The Center for Literacy is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a range of literacy services, including reading, writing, math, life and work skills, to help a diverse population of...

various positions, Opportunity Finance Network


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[posted 8/5/11] Job Announcements Full Position Descriptions can be found on our website: (Philadelphia, PA) About Opportunity Finance Network Opportunity Finance Network is a national financial...

Miscellaneous

Home and Office Flea Market


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SHARE sponsors flea market for home, office materials The SHARE Food Program will hold a Home and Office Flea Market on Saturday, August 20th from 9am to noon at 2901 W. Hunting Park Avenue in...

International Reading Association Teacher Recognition Award


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IRA: Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award The International Reading Association Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award honors an outstanding elementary teacher of reading and language arts...


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