The week of

March 19, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND K-16 Partnerships Institute


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Save the Date 2nd Annual PHENND K-16 Partnerships Institute June 6-7, 2012 Location: School District of Philadelphia 440 N. Broad Street Questions?  Contact Liz Shriver at eshriver@ or...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Black Male Development Symposium 2012


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Black Male Development Symposium 2012 Reclaiming Our (Soulful Wisdom and Genius) A Life Guide Symposium for African-American Males May 12, 2012 REGISTER NOW! Register online: Workshops, Health...

MicroSociety National Conference


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MicroSociety: Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation National Conference DATE:  June 21 – June 24, 2012 LOCATION: Moore College of Art & Design Philadelphia, PA WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone...

SWAG Week (Students With A Goal)


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PhillyGoes2College, in partnership with City Year, PhillyRising, Rising Sons, the Free Library of Philadelphia, ACT, Kaplan Learning Services, Mural Arts Program, Clarifi, Diversified Community...

Mighty Writers Ramps Up Afterschool Services


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In Response to Education Cuts, Mighty Writers Ramps Up Afterschool Services When Tim Whitaker learned of the School District’s most recent cuts—closing schools following dismissal and on weekends...

7th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference


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Temple University Presents: 7th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference Monday, April 9, 2011, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Student Center, Temple University’s main campus, Philadelphia, PA Temple...

Philadelphia Global Water Initiative Conference


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5th Annual Philadelphia Global Water Initiative Conference Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM University of Pennsylvania, Hall of Flags, 34th & Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA...

Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference


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Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April, 4, 2012 Sheraton Hotel, 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA Whether you want to learn more about state-level efforts to...

An Evening with Tanya Denckla Cobb: Reclaiming our Food


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An Evening with Tanya Denckla Cobb, Author of “Reclaiming our Food” Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Greensgrow Farm, 2501 E. Cumberland Ave, Philadelphia, PA Greensgrow is...

PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium


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Sustainability Symposium PA/NJ 2012 Thursday, March, 29, 2012, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St, Philadelphia, PA Now in its second year, this event brings together industry,...

2nd Annual West and Southwest Philadelphia Adult College Fair


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2nd Annual West and Southwest Philadelphia Adult College Fair Sponsored by: University of Pennsylvania Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), in partnership with Councilwoman Janie Blackwell, and the...

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference


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Social Media for Nonprofits Conference presented by NPower PA, Technically Philly, and  Fox School of Business, Temple University Some of region’s top experts on social media will show you how...

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia Young Professionals Kick-Off


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I regret to inform you that the networking event originally scheduled for March 29th has been postponed due to lack of preparation for the students. A staff member will be in touch when the program...

PCAT: Philadelphia Center for Arts & Technology


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PCAT: Philadelphia Center for Arts & Technology Offerings for High School Students Spring and Summer 2012 Catch up with affordable credit recovery! Make up classes and graduate on time....

Beyond Hunger: Real People Real Solutions


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Register now for our upcoming conference: Beyond Hunger: Real People Real Solutions May 2-4, 2012, Doubletree Hotel, Philadelphia, PA The Center for Hunger-Free Communities is thrilled to be host our...

New Resources

Penn. Horticultural Society Programs & Events catalog


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The PHS Programs & Events catalog is here! Covering spring and summer 2012, the catalog includes 100 programs on a variety of gardening topics, including kids’ activities, trips, workshops,...

President’s Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll Announced


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The Corporation for National and Community Service and the Department of Education today honored the nation’s leading colleges and universities, students, and faculty members, and staff for...

Fostering a holistic path to college


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The missing element College-readiness efforts are now directed at populations less likely to apply to, or even consider, higher education, but an important component of the college-readiness equation...

Public education is a public responsibility


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Public education is a public responsibility In districts still recovering from funding cuts, the flood of parent- or foundation-raised dollars into school-level operations has exacerbated...

New Paper: Community-Based Education


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[posted from Comm-Org listerve] I have finally finished the COMM-ORG 2011 papers collection.  The final paper in the 2011 series is Community-Based Education: The Effects of TCCBE and U-links...

Understanding STEM Education: A Discussion of the Key Issues


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Video – Understanding STEM Education: A Discussion of the Key Issues, Efforts, and the Role of Federal Policy – January 27, 2012 American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) held a special briefing on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Chaperone Needed to Assist with Reading Program


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Chaperone Needed to Assist with Reading Program A Volunteer Chaperone is needed to escort and supervise students participating in United Way’s Reading Stars Program. Reading Stars is a program that...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Summer Research Institute on the Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education


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Registration for the 3rd Annual Summer Research Institute on the Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education is now open! Join an ever-growing movement of administrators, faculty, researchers,...

Measuring Community Engagement: Sustainable Methods for Capturing Community Impact Data


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PACC Spring Workshop Announcement Registration now open for PACC’s Spring Workshop, May 31,  10 am-4 pm at Messiah College:  Measuring Community Engagement: Sustainable Methods for Capturing...

Service-Learning Workshop: Reach Out: From Impact to Assessment


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Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance 4th Annual SALSA Service-Learning Workshop Reach Out: From Impact to Assessment April 20, 2012 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Saint Francis University, Loretto,...

2012 BALLE Business Conference


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2012 BALLE Business Conference May 15-18, 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI “I felt like I found a home of my people”, Sarah Van Aken, CEO of SA VA, on her experience at BALLE’s national...

National School Climate Summer Institute


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15th Annual Summer Institute @ the Winston Preparatory School 126 West 17th Street New York, NY 10011 JULY 10–12, 2012 Creating the Foundation for Comprehensive School Climate Improvement Promoting...

Grant Opportunities

YOUTHadelphia Grant


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YOUTHadelphia Grant Applications Available Online Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 4 at 5 The Philadelphia Foundation is now accepting YOUTHadelphia grant applications. A total of up to...

Latina-Focused Funding Opportunity


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NEW LATINA-FOCUSED FUNDING OPPORTUNITY WOMEN’S WAY is seeking nonprofit partners in the Philadelphia region that are specifically advocating on women’s issues in the Latina community....

School Grants for Healthy Kids


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School Grants for Healthy Kids Application deadline: May 5, 2012 Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) will award over 500 schools with grants, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, for the 2012-13 year school...

Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant


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FY 2012 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant Deadline March 29, 2012 Choice Neighborhoods employs a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation. The program helps communities...

Entertainment Software Association: Grants for Youth Programs


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Entertainment Software Association: Grants for Youth Programs The ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American youth of all races and...

Grants for Nonprofit Capital Campaigns


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US Airways Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Nonprofit Capital Campaigns Deadline: April 1, 2012 The US Airways Community Foundation, a philanthropic vehicle of US Airways, is...

Roadmaps to Health: Community Grants


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Roadmaps to Health: Community Grants 2012 Call for Proposals Deadline: May 2, 2012 (Brief Proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Roadmaps to...

Special Olympics Project Unify Grants


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Special Olympics Project Unify Grants Deadline: Rolling through May 31 The goal of Project UNIFY is to activate youth around the country to develop school communities where all young people are...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

2012 Summer Employment Opportunity for Experienced Teachers


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2012 Summer Employment Opportunity for Experienced Teachers The University of Pennsylvania Upward Bound Program is seeking instructors for our 5 week summer program. June 25th – July 26th We...

Miscellaneous

New Neighborhood Foods CSA


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West Philadelphia’s first urban farm-based CSA, Neighborhood Foods, is accepting members for the 2012 season! Members of the Neighborhood Foods CSA will receive weekly shares of vegetables from...

Great Principals Talk about Getting It Done


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Great Principals Talk about Getting It Done 4 (EDT) Wednesday, March 21 A 2011-12 webinar series presented by The Education Trust Click here to register! “We educators really do have the...

2013 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize


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Nominations Invited for 2013 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Deadline: March 30, 2012 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2013 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize....

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Annual Awards


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Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards Deadline: May 15, 2012 The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and...

Global WISE Prize to Honor Education Visionary


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Nominations Open for Global WISE Prize to Honor Education Visionary Deadline: March 31, 2012 Nominations of individuals or groups are invited from anywhere in the world for the Qatar...

Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship for Activists of Color


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Center for Social Inclusion Invites Applications for the Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Fellowship for Activists of Color Deadline: June 15, 2012 The Center for Social Inclusion is seeking applications...

Turn It Around Awards for youth safety


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NOYS YOUTH-Turn It Around Awards Deadline: April 17 Do you have a traffic adversity in your school, campus, or community that you would like to address? Has one of your friends or peers recently been...


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