The week of

June 11, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Tree House Books Tutoring Time Awards Ceremony


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Tutoring Time Awards Ceremony Tree House kids have been working hard this school year. Collectively, they’ve spent over 18,000 minutes reading over 300 books at our program! They’ve also...

Rethink Your Drink: The Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on the Obesity Epidemic


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Rethink Your Drink: The Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on the Obesity Epidemic The American Heart Association and Einstein Medical Center are pleased to partner in hosting Rethink Your Drink:...

Planning a Successful Family Reunion


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So You’re in Charge of the Reunion! Planning a Successful Family Reunion at Crozer Library Discover how to organize an unforgettable family reunion! The J. Lewis Crozer Library is excited to...

Non-Profit Management Training program


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As part of the Non-Profit Management Training program, Temple’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development is offering workshops in June and July 2012.  Three additional workshops on...

Grantwriting for the Giving Circle: A Grant Maker’s Perspective


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Grantwriting for the Giving Circle: A Grant Maker’s Perspective June 20 | 8:30 to 12:00 | @ the Philadelphia Foundation | 1234 Market St. The Asian Mosaic Fund (AMF) Giving Circle invites you...

Foundations 101


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Training Tuesdays FOUNDATIONS 101 June 12 & July 10 | 9:30 to 11:30 | @ RFC/Parkway Central Staff, board members, and volunteers of nonprofit organizations are welcome to attend this free,...

Preparing School Medical Teams for Disaster Training Course


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The Center for Safe Schools is pleased to present the Preparing School Medical Teams for Disaster Training Course, which will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 8:30 to 3:30 at the Center...

Parent University Summer Workshop Schedule


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June – July 2012  Workshop Series (Free and Open to the Public) Adult Literacy: Improving Your Writing in Quick Time Wednesday, June 13, 2012   2pm-4pm Parents Guide to Summer Fun, Summer...

Get Healthy Philly Speaker Series: Health Equity


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Reminder! Get Healthy Philly Speaker Series Presents: Shavon Arline-Bradley, June 15, 2012 10am – 12pm @ the United Way Building 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 Be a part of...

New Resources

Housing for Formerly Incarcerated Persons


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Housing for Formerly Incarcerated Persons This report from the What Works Collaborative outlines the options for and barriers to securing housing for former prisoners; the need for stable, affordable...

Building Successful Neighborhoods


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Building Successful Neighborhoods This report from the What Works Collaborative reviews the literature on direct interventions to revitalize distressed neighborhoods by improving housing, schools,...

City of Philadelphia Directory of Summer Programs


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CIty publishes online directory of summer programs A directory of 2012 Philadelphia summer youth programs is now available on the city’s website. Find information about how to enroll in...

Workshops Availability For Summer & Fall 2012


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Workshops Availability For Summer & Fall 2012 Presented by Community Change – National Support Agency This list of Workshop Titles can be offered for your Home & School Association,...

Occupy and Community Organizing


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Occupy and Community Organizing Three Essays by Michael Kane, Steve Meacham, and Mark Winston Griffith How has the Occupy movement interacted with community organizing? How should it interact as the...

Partnerships Classifieds

2012 Veteran Internship Initiative


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA VETERANS NETWORK 2012 Veteran Internship Initiative WHEN – MAY 2012 to SEP 2012 The goal of this initiative is to help match student veterans with internship opportunities...

Volunteers Needed, 7.8 Philadelphia Color Run


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Volunteers Needed for Philadelphia Color Run Back on My Feet Philadelphia has been selected as the 2012 Charity Partner for The Color Run on July 8th! Back on My Feet is a nonprofit organization...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Beyond School Hours


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Foundations is searching for exceptional presenters to explore best practices and cutting-edge issues that influence the healthy academic, social, and emotional development of children and youth....

Call for Articles: Community-Engaged Learning and Peer Advocacy into Developmental Education


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This is call for articles for the upcoming  online publication entitled Lessons from the Field: Weaving Community-Engaged Learning and Peer Advocacy into Developmental Education. For this web-based...

2012 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference


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2012 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference June 20, 2012 thru Jun 22 Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, La. 2012 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, June 20 – June 22,...

Grant Opportunities

Learning Forward PA minigrants


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Learning Forward PA is pleased to announce an opportunity for your educational organization! A mini grant in the amount of $ could be awarded to your educational organization during the 2012-2013...

Fairmount4Free Consulting Initiative


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Fairmount4Free Consulting Initiative Fairmount Ventures, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of the Fairmount4Free initiative. We seek to support small innovative nonprofit organizations that...

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation National Grassroots Grant Program


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Ben & Jerry’s Foundation National Grassroots Grant Program Deadline: Ongoing Through the National Grassroots Grant Program, Ben & Jerry’s Foundation grant program aims to further...

Generations United Youth Jumpstart Grants


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Generations United Youth Jumpstart Grants Deadline: June 30 Generations United and MetLife Foundation are pleased to announce the 2012 Youth Jumpstart Grants designed to promote intergenerational...

KaBOOM! Let’s Play Maintenance Grants


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KaBOOM! Let’s Play Maintenance Grants Deadline: June 29 Thanks to generous support from Dr Pepper Snapple Group, KaBOOM! will be awarding grants of $750 each to communities this year who wish...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philadelphia Executive Director, Spark Program


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Philadelphia Executive Director, Spark Program Posted on: May 21, 2012 Spark seeks an entrepreneurial leader with education, management, and fundraising acumen in Philadelphia to launch and lead our...

OST Program Director, Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia


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OST Program Director, Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia Posted on: May 21, 2012 The Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia is looking for an energetic, creative, take...

Executive Director, Parent-Infant Center


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PARENT-INFANT CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR About the Parent-Infant Center The Parent-Infant Center (PIC) is a leading provider of early childhood education and after school programs in the University...

Grants and Outcomes Management Specialist, Women Against Abuse


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Grants and Outcomes Management Specialist, Women Against Abuse Posted on: May 23, 2012 Grants and Outcomes Management Specialist Summary of Principle Duties: Responsibilities will include providing...

Director, Ralston Center


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Director, Ralston Center Posted on: May 24, 2012 DIRECTOR for entrepreneurial, community-based nonprofit serving seniors in Philadelphia. Requires proven, mature management, financial and operations...

Director of Annual Giving, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)


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Director of Annual Giving, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Posted on: May 15, 2012 The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization, which includes people of various faiths...

Executive Coordinator, Philabundance


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Executive Coordinator, Philabundance Posted on: May 15, 2012 Philabundance, the largest food bank and food rescue organization in the Delaware Valley is seeking a Executive Coordinator. Our Mission...

Online Marketing Coordinator, Philabundance


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Online Marketing Coordinator, Philabundance Posted on: May 24, 2012 The Online Marketing Coordinator is charged with helping to set the online marketing strategy and execute the initiatives. The...

Grants Program Assistant, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia


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Grants Program Assistant, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Posted on: May 17, 2012 Grants Program Assistant 25 hours a week No phone calls GENERAL SUMMARY The Grants Program Assistant will assist...

Exec. Dir., Princeton Class of 1969 Community Service Fund


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Princeton University Class of 1969 Community Service Fund Executive Director Position Description The Class of 1969 Community Service Fund (CSF) established in 1995, created and administers the...

Postsecondary Data Coordinator (VISTA), YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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Postsecondary Data Coordinator (VISTA) Background: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20 year-old high school dropouts. The school offers...

Volunteer & Partnership Coordinator (VISTA), YouthBuild Charter School


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Volunteer & Partnership Coordinator (VISTA) Background: YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20 year-old high school dropouts. The school offers...

Outreach & Programs Manager, Global Citizen


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Outreach & Programs Manager Global Citizen Job Description The Outreach and Programs Manager will manage a portfolio of initiatives that engage volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and other...

Volunteer and Donor Relationship Manager, Broad Street Ministry


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BROAD STREET MINISTRY JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:     Volunteer and Donor Relationship Manager REPORTS TO:     Managing Director                DATE:              ...

Miscellaneous

Using Debt Smartly: Nonprofit Lines of Credit and Loans


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NFF webchat discusses nonprofit debt Debt can be tricky to navigate, particularly for nonprofits.  Nonprofit Finance Fund Portfolio Manager, Barbara Libove, recently wrote an article in the New York...

STEM Survey for Out-of-School Time Programs


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The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) has received a planning grant from the Noyce Foundation.  The purpose of this grant is to determine the extent to which...

Data…It’s no longer a “four letter word”


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PSAYDN webinar focuses on data in OST programs The Pennsylvania Afterschool and Youth Development Network will sponsor a “virtual meeting”  on lessons learned and tips and tricks for...

Second Annual Back to School Youth Rally


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SAVE THE DATE!  Friday, August 24, 2012, Second Annual Back to School Youth Rally from 12 to 4pm at Dendy Recreation Center, 1555 North 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122.  OIC of America’s...


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