The week of

May 14, 2012

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter


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Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2011: Results, Impact, and the Future of Giving


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The 2012 Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2011: Results, Impact, and the Future of Giving Join us for a Breakfast Discussion on the Future of Philanthropy EHL Consulting Group, in...

Next Generation of Manufacturing in Philadelphia


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The Next Generation of Manufacturing in Philadelphia Thursday, May 17, 2012 Program: 6:30 PM $, free for members and students Urban sustainability requires a strong economy, and manufacturing is a...

Internet Essentials Free Computer Classes


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Internet Essentials — May Series FREE Computer Classes! Learn the skills you need to stay connected and successful in to-day’s high-tech times. Our one-day workshops will cover Inter-net Basics,...

Identity Theft: The theft and manipulation of the Black male identity


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Event Description Identity Theft: The theft and manipulation of the Black male identity In television and film, we see black male identity/black manhood as trivial and light-hearted. Negative and...

Women’s Way screening: Very Young Girls


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Women’s Way sets screening to highlight US trafficking Women’s Way will hold a screening of the film Very Young Girls, followed by a panel discussion on the issue of human trafficking,...

Norris Square Garden Resource Fair


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Norris Square group hosts Garden Resource Fair Norris Square Neighborhood Project is hosting a Garden Resource Fair on May 18th from 2-6pm, offering free gardening, food, and community resources from...

Achieving Cohesive Nonprofit Leadership


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Deloitte sets community leadership forum Registration has opened for As One: Achieving Cohesive Nonprofit Leadership, a seminar on engaging boards and staff to maximize performance, on Friday, June...

Trauma and Healing Through the Arts


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Trauma and Healing Through the Arts: An Interactive Workshop for Educators, Counselors and Other Youth Professionals Featuring Keynote Presenter Sandra L. Bloom, MD. Participants will learn how to...

New Resources

New Book: Change Comes to Dinner


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‘Change Comes to Dinner’ is a fascinating tour among food visionaries who are changing the food system for the better. The readable, first-person narrative takes readers to farms,...

Out-of-School Time Toolkit


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NEW United Way Worldwide Out-of-School Time Toolkit Over the past three years, United Way Worldwide, with the support of JCPenney, has provided grants and technical assistance to local United Ways to...

New Website: American Youth Policy Forum


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It is with great excitement that we are launching our new and improved website at You have come to rely on the American Youth Policy Forum as an unbiased source of information on policy, practice,...

Economic and Health Security for Seniors


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Economic and Health Security for Seniors This Kaiser Family Foundation report examines key issues seniors face in ensuring economic and health security and the role that Medicare, Medicaid, and...

Philadelphia: The State of the City: A 2012 Update


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Philadelphia: The State of the City: A 2012 Update This report from the Pew Charitable Trusts updates a statistical portrait of the city, including trends in demographics, housing, unemployment and...

Reserve Free Library’s Techmobile


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Free Library’s Techmobile brings ‘hot spots’ to neighborhoods Now is the time to book the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Techmobile, a new, free computer station making its...

Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk


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Sale of the Month – From the National Drop Out Prevention Center Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk In May, we will focus on the importance of establishing authentic...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern for Property Management, People’s Emergency Center


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People’s Emergency Center (PEC) nurtures families, strengthens neighborhoods, and drives change. We are committed to increasing equity and opportunity throughout our entire community. We provide...

Waste Watchers needed, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby


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Volunteer as a Waste Watcher at the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby is seeking Waste Watchers to help with trash & recycling on Saturday May 19th at...

volunteers needed, Intercommunity Action


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Interac seeks front desk volunteers Intercommunity Action is looking for friendly volunteers to help at our front desk. The Volunteer Receptionist is an important position at Intercommunity Action...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research


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Call for Submissions from Undergraduates: Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research The editorial team seeks submissions from undergraduates for the new Undergraduate...

National Conference on Summer Learning


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National Conference on Summer Learning Summer Changes Everything October 23-24, 2012; Pittsburgh, Pa. Summer Changes EverythingTM is the only national conference devoted entirely to summer learning...

Civic Engagement Administrator Conference (CEAC)


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NC Campus Compact’s 2012 Civic Engagement Administrator Conference (CEAC) “Measuring and Monitoring Civic Engagement” Featuring Dr. Barbara Holland Monday, June 11th (9:00 until 5:00 ) at East...

Grant Opportunities

Food Access Grants


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The Reinvestment Fund, Inc. Request for Proposals – Food Access Grants Introduction The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) invites proposals from food related non-profit organizations for grants to support...

Saucony: Run for Good


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Saucony: Run for Good The Saucony Run For Good Program encourages active and healthy lifestyles in children and offers grants to communities and non-profit organizations that initiate and support...

State Farm Companies Foundation


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State Farm charitable resources are focused on helping build safer, stronger, and better educated communities.  I’m pleased to share that the grant application cycle for 2013 funding consideration...

Improve the Lives of Older Adults


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Kendal Charitable Funds Offers Grants for Innovative New Programs to Improve the Lives of Older Adults Deadline: June 15, 2012 (Letters of Intent) Kendal Charitable Funds is seeking proposals for...

Elton John AIDS Foundation


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Elton John AIDS Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals Deadline: May 18, 2012 (Letters of Intent) The Elton John AIDS Foundation, which seeks to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS through innovative HIV...

Acres for America Conservation Project


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Acres for America Program Accepting Grant Applications for Conservation Project Land Acquisition Deadline: June 1, 2012 (Pre-proposals) A partnership between Walmart Stores, Inc. and the National...

Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums


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Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces Call for Applications for Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums Deadline: June 15, 2012 The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting...

Gardens for Good Grant Program


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Nature’s Path Organic Foods Invites Communities to Apply for Gardens for Good Grant Program Deadline: May 31, 2012 Nature’s Path Organic Foods, an organic cereal manufacturer, has...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Summer Program Coordinator-Instructor, KicksUSA


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Part-Time Summer Program Coordinator-Instructor KicksUSA Greater Opportunities Program Overview The KicksUSA Greater Opportunities Program, a collaboration between JAKO Enterprises Ltd. and the North...

Multi Media Program Assistant, University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia


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Title : Multi Media Program Assistant This is a grant funded position with the University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia. The UCCP “prepares and supports youth and young adults to become...

various positions, City Invincible Charter School


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Positions: K-5 Teachers Part-time Art, Music, Language, Gym Specialists Full-time Special Education instructors Dean for Learning Dean of School Culture City Invincible Charter School is a new public...

Neighborhood Advisory Committee Coordinator, South Kensington Community Partners


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Neighborhood Advisory Committee Coordinator/Program Administrator Organizational Background:  South Kensington Community Partners is a community-based nonprofit that is currently looking for a...

Executive Assistant (Part Time), POWER


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Executive Assistant (Part Time) – POWER Posted on: April 25, 2012 Executive Assistant (Part Time) – POWER (Click the link below to “Apply for this Position”) About POWER We...

Camp Mariposa Program Manager, Moyer Foundation


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Camp Mariposa Program Manager, Moyer Foundation Posted on: April 25, 2012 Job Title: Camp Mariposa Program Manager Employee Summary: Full-time, exempt position Salary: Based on Experience Reports to:...

Data Analyst, National Multiple Sclerosis Society


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Data Analyst, National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Greater Delaware Valley Chapter Posted on: April 25, 2012 Data Analyst The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a collective of passionate...

Events Manager, City Year


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Events Manager, City Year Posted on: April 26, 2012 Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. The organization unites...

Case Manager (part-time), Dignity Housing


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Case Manager (part-time), Dignity Housing Posted on: April 26, 2012 Position Summary: The Case Manager (CM) is responsible for providing case management support including home-based visitations and...

Special Events Coordinator (part-time), Dignity Housing


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Special Events Coordinator (part-time), Dignity Housing Posted on: April 26, 2012 Organization Summary: Dignity Housing is a non-profit organization that provides transitional housing and supportive...

Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Trainer, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy


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Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Trainer Job Description Description Prepares and facilitates professional training for volunteers who contact the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and/or are recruited...

Weatherization & Home Repair Crew Leader (AmeriCorps Member), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia


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Weatherization & Home Repair Crew Leader (AmeriCorps Member), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: April 26, 2012 Background: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently...

ReStore Volunteer Development (AmeriCorps VISTA), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia


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ReStore Volunteer Development (AmeriCorps VISTA), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: April 26, 2012 Background: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of...

Construction Crew Leader (AmeriCorps Member), Habitat for Humanity


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Construction Crew Leader (AmeriCorps Member), Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: April 26, 2012 Background: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of...

Executive Director, Southeast Suburban AAA Collaboration


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Executive Director, Southeast Suburban AAA Collaboration (SESAC) is a collaborative effort from the Del, Chester, Montg, and Bucks County Area Agencies on Aging. Newly formed non-profit organization...

Miscellaneous

4th Annual Clifford Be Big In Your Community Contest


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4th Annual Clifford Be Big In Your Community Contest Deadline: June 22 BE BIG™ is a national campaign that invites everyone, big and small, to take action and raise awareness for how...

Banking on Youth Competition


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Banking on Youth Competition Deadline: June 10 The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Foundation and Ashoka’s Youth Venture bring you the Banking on Youth competition! Banking on Youth is an...

Understanding Consumer Behaviors from Mindset to Meal


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A webinar called, “Understanding Consumer Behaviors from Mindset to Meal” will be held on June 20, 2012 from 2:00-3:00 PM (EST). It will focus on innovative initiatives that strive to improve...

Celebrate My Drive


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I am really excited to let you know about a brand new teen driver safety program State Farm® is launching this year. It’s called Celebrate My Drive™, and it’s designed to rally communities,...

How to Attract the Next Generation of Donors


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Chronicle webinar discusses attracting younger donors The Chronicle of Philanthropy will sponsor an online workshop on How to Attract the Next Generation of Donors on Thursday, May 17th from 2-3pm....

Prudential Leadership Awards for Exceptional Nonprofit Boards


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Prudential offers awards for exceptional boards In recognition of the critical role that boards play in overseeing their organizations’ missions, finances, and strategic directions, BoardSource...

Building Capacity in Evaluating Outcomes


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Food System Colleagues – Please mark you calendars for an upcoming webinar: Building Capacity in Evaluating Outcomes Tuesday, May 15, 2012 12pm CDT Presenter: Samuel Pratsch, Evaluation...


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