The week of

January 02, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Campus Applications for 2012-2013


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Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Campus Applications for 2012-2013 PHENND is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania AmeriCorps program. Scholars in Service to PA is...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Med School Battle of the Bands for PSR


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Med School Battle of the Bands event for Physicians for Social Responsibility at World Cafe Live! Tuesday, January 10, 2012 6:30 – 10:30 PM Come meet Philadelphia area professional students and...

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Conference


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Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture’s 21st Annual Farming for the Future Conference: Breaking Ground for a New Agriculture: Cultivating Versatility and Resilience Date: February...

Grantmaker Panel Discussion


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LaSalle schedules next ‘meet the funder’ session Twice a year The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University sponsors a Grantmaker Panel Discussion so that nonprofits can hear directly from...

How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax-Exemption and Keep It


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Workshop helps obtain IRS tax exempt status The Mt. Airy Learning Tree is offering a course in How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax- Exemption and Keep It on Wednesdays in February beginning on February 1st...

Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop


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Workshop helps women interested in starting a business The Women’s Business Development Center will hold a free Orientation and Business Assessment Workshop on Thursday, January 12th from 6pm to...

Health, Wellness, Safety, and Nutrition in Out-of-School Time


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OST peer networking meeting will discuss health, nutrition in January January’s monthly peer networking meeting for workers in out of school time programs, sponsored by Penn’s Out of School Time...

Film screening: Criminal Records and the Ban the Box Movement


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Penn Law sets film screening on city’s ‘ban the box’ movement The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Documentaries and the Law series will feature a screening of Boxed Out: Criminal...

Film Screening on human trafficking


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Suburban legislator sponsors screening on human trafficking Montgomery/Delaware County State Sen. Daylin Leach will sponsor a screening of the film, Not My Life, on Saturday, February 4th from 11am...

Grant Professionals Association Meeting


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Grant Professionals Association: The next meeting of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Grants Professional Association (SEPA GPA) will be Friday, January 13, 2012. All are welcome to...

Gift of Life Donor Program luncheon for congregational leadership


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The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Gift of Life Donor Program have partnered to offer a learning session luncheon.  This forum is designed for clergy and congregational leadership...

New Resources

Parent Focus Groups on Food Marketing to Children


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Public health experts emphasize the need for regulations limiting unhealthy food marketing to children to help solve the childhood obesity crisis; however, increased public support is necessary to...

Financial Education Guide for VITA Sites


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Spend Some, Save Some: Making the Most of Your Tax Refund Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs offer a valuable service that helps working families keep more of their hard earned money,...

Scholastic curriculum for MLK Day of Service


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Dr. King once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” As a teacher, you can help students answer this question. This January, Scholastic...

Youth blogging services


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Youth Blogging Edublogsis a WordPress-like blogging platform that only supports educational content and thus, unlike WordPress, usually isn’t blocked by school filters. Since 2005, it has hosted...

Pedistrics journal covers obesity


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Pediatrics on Obesity A recent issue of Pediatrics has been devoted to obesity issues.  Some great resources including evaluation of school- and community-based interventions! Please visit:...

Partnerships Classifieds

Be a Service Leader or Volunteer on King Day of Service


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Be a Service Leader or Volunteer on King Day of Service! Monday, January 16, 2012 Multiple Locations Throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, & Delaware Be a part of the largest King Day event in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Regenerative Leadership and Urban Permaculture Design


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Join an unforgettable program in leadership, permaculture and sustainable design and change the world!  The upcoming Regenerative Leadership and Permaculture Design course will change your life with...

Cal for Proposals: Service-Learning in Teacher Education


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The International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education (ICSLTE) is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the third international conference Conversations that Matter: Research,...

Grant Opportunities

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund


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CDFI Program Announces Notice of Available Funds for 2012 The Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released its 2012 Notice of Funds...

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia grants


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Jewish Federation launches funding process The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has announced the launch of the 2012-2013 funding process. The federation invites community organizations to...

Mayor’s Commission on Literacy grants


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Literacy commission supports adult learning The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is inviting local organizations to help create neighborhood adult learning communities, by funding up to five...

Impact100 Philadelphia


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Impact 100 offers $242k to area nonprofits Impact100 Philadelphia will award $242,000 to Philadelphia-area charitable organizations in June 2012. For the first time since its inception, Impact100...

Literacy Empowerment Foundation


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Foundation offers free books to literacy projects The Literacy Empowerment Foundation, a non-profit organization, has invited schools and other literacy projects to apply for free books for Read...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Manager, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative


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Program Manager, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative Posted on: December 9, 2011 Program Overview: University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a workforce development...

Associate Editor, Next American City Inc.


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Associate Editor, Next American City Inc. Posted on: December 11, 2011 Next American City is seeking an Associate Editor who will bring exceptional copy-editing skills, an intuitive media savvy and...

Counseling Director, Youth Empowerment Services


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Counseling Director, Youth Empowerment Services Posted on: December 12, 2011 Full-time Position Available for a Counseling Director Masters in Social Work Required YESPhilly seeks to hire a...

Associate Director of Philanthropy, Trust for Public Land


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Associate Director of Philanthropy, Trust for Public Land Posted on: December 13, 2011 The Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit organization dedicated to conserving land for people to enjoy...

Roots To Re-Entry Crew Leader, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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ROOTS TO RE-ENTRY CREW LEADER, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Posted on: December 14, 2011 ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Inspire * Transform * Build * Sustain The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has...

Director of Development, Philadelphia School Partnership


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Director of Development, Philadelphia School Partnership Posted on: December 14, 2011 Position Join a fast-growing, mission-driven education nonprofit and lead our effort to pool $100 million from...

Director Of Finance, Benefits Data Trust


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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, Benefits Data Trust Posted on: December 19, 2011 Benefits Data Trust Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a not-for-profit organization committed to transforming how people in need...

Recruiter, Project H.O.M.E.


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Recruiter, Project Posted on: December 20, 2011 Job Title:Human Resources Recruiter None of us are home until all of us are home. Project empowers people to break the cycle of homelessness, address...

Job Coach, Community Integrated Services


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Job Coach (Fluent in ASL), Community Integrated Services Posted on: December 21, 2011 Direct Service position working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals seeking employment. Responsibilities:...

Summer Teacher Coach, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia


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Summer Teacher Coach, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia Posted on: December 21, 2011 Organization Overview: Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia (formerly known as Summerbridge) is a six-year...

HIV Test Counselor, Preventing HIV Project


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Position Announcement TITLE:                HIV Test Counselor DEPARTMENT:              PREVENTING HIV PROJECT/UAC HOURS:                35 hours per week ANNUAL...

Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works


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Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works Posted on: December 22, 2011 Neighborhood Bike Works, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that empowers children from underserved neighborhoods in the...

Community Class Teacher, Center for Literacy


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Community Class Teacher        (Philadelphia)       Various Positions The Center for Literacy is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing a range of literacy services, including...

Junior Associate, Opportunity Finance Network


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[posted 12/21/11] Job Title:               Jr Associate, Knowledge Sharing Supervisors’ Title: Executive Vice President, Knowledge Sharing FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position located in...

Miscellaneous

Power Up Your Nonprofit: How to Increase Corporate Support


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PANO webinar focuses on obtaining corporate support The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations is offering an online workshop on how to Power Up Your Nonprofit: How to Increase Corporate...

Award for Excellence in Service to Young Children with Disabilities and their Families


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Nominations sought for service to children with disabilities The State Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention is looking for nominations for the 2011 Ronald Cowell Award for...

Pennsylvania State After School/Youth Development Network Quarterly Meeting


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PSAYDN sets virtual winter quarterly meeting The Pennsylvania State After School/Youth Development Network will hold its virtual quarterly meeting through a webinar set for Thursday, January 12th...

Co-op Power: A Model for Local Investment, New Business Development and Job Creation


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Co-op Power: A Model for Local Investment, New Business Development and Job Creation Webinar Speaker: Lynn Benander of Co-op Power and Northeast Biodiesel Date and Time: Tuesday, January 10 at 10am...

Green Ribbon Schools application available


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In late October, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced that it would participate in the pilot year of Green Ribbon Schools, which was created by the Department of Education (USDE)...


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