The week of

December 03, 2012

Other Local Events and Workshops

Philly Winter Urban Book Festival


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We invite you, your family and friends to join us at the: Philly Winter Urban Book Festival supporting African American authors by encouraging readers to broaden their horizons in the literacy world....

Planned Giving Workshop: How to Attract Legacy Gifts to Your Nonprofit


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Planned Giving Workshop: How to Attract Legacy Gifts to Your Nonprofit Do you have a long-term funding strategy for requesting and securing planned gifts? Not sure how to add a planned giving...

Play: De Novo


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On December 8th and 9th, HIAS Pennsylvania, Houses on the Moon Theater Company and partners will present the Philadelphia premier of “De Novo”, a play by Jeffrey Solomon about the journey...

Lead and Healthy Housing EAST Conference


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We are pleased to announce that The Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (LEHA) and the National Association of Lead and Healthy Homes Grantees are making partial registration scholarships...

2012 Food and Nutrition Coalition Annual Meeting


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2012 Food and Nutrition Coalition Annual Meeting Thursday, December 6 Click here to register The USDA Food and Nutrition Service is hosting the 2012 Food and Nutrition Coalition (FNC) Annual Meeting...

Keeping Our Children Safe: Lessons for Nonprofits


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PANO offers free Chesco workshop The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will sponsor a free workshop, Keeping Our Children Safe: Lessons for Nonprofits from Across the Nation on...

College Fair for Adults


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College Fair for Adults scheduled for School District On Tuesday, December 11th, the School District of Philadelphia is hosting a College Fair for Adults to give parents an opportunity to go to...

Community Driven Research Day


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Community Driven Research Day marks third year Community Driven Research Day encourages collaboration between researchers, community-based organizations, and community groups. This year’s event...

News coverage in African American communities


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Forum discusses news coverage in African American communities On Sunday, December 9th, the Center for Public Interest Journalism will hold a discussion of public-interest news coverage of...

Net Tuesday Discussion: measuring website usage


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Net Tuesday discusses measuring website usage This month’s Net Tuesday event will feature a discussion about tools and analytics for understanding usage of a website. The meeting will take...

New Resources

2012 Community Organizing Papers available


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[posted from Comm-Org list] The COMM-ORG 2012 papers are up and ready to be viewed. This year’s papers include: Drick Boyd, Under the Radar: Popular Education in North America: A White Paper...

National Literacy Action Week


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National Literacy Action Week Throughout its history, SCALE has supported the activist initiatives of campus-based literacy programs across the country. National Literacy Action Week (NLAW) is a...

Characteristics of SNAP Program Households


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CHARACTERISTICS OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM HOUSEHOLDS:  FISCAL YEAR 2011 In fiscal year 2011, about million people living in million households participated in the...

Violence Against Women in Philadelphia


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Domestic Violence Report Presentation The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice’s Ortner Center on Family Violence released a report on domestic violence to...

Do Federally Assisted Households Have Access to High Performing Public Schools?


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Could help, but doesn’t A new report from the Poverty Race and Research Action Council analyzes elementary schools nearest to households receiving four different forms of housing assistance in...

How High-Achieving, High-Poverty Schools Explain Their Success


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High poverty, high success A new report from Public Impact investigates why some schools in high-poverty communities produce remarkable success where others fail. The report examines how principals,...

Uninsured Children 2009-2011: Charting the Nation’s Progress


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Fewer PA children have health coverage Pennsylvania’s rate of uninsured children remains better than the national average, but the number of children without coverage has worsened, according to...

2012 School Readiness Report


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2012 School Readiness Report Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children has issued its annual snapshot of how well the Commonwealth is doing to prepare its youngest learners for a lifetime of success....

Family Guide to Inclusive Early Learning in PA


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Family Guide to Inclusive Early Learning This document by the Education Law Center is designed to be a quick and easy resource to inclusive early childhood learning programs in Pennsylvania. Each...

How Immigrants Are Capitalizing on Today’s Technology


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Welcoming Center issues report on immigrants and mobile technology Immigrants in the region have rapidly adopted mobile technology and are using it in innovative ways, according to a new report from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Nonprofit office space available


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Nonprofit office space available in KOP, Gtown A nonprofit tenant is being sought for suites at 215 W. Church Road in King of Prussia.  Suites from 1,350 square feet to 6,000 square feet are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Are you interested in submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL)?  We now seek articles for volume 20 (fall 2013, spring 2014). The first step in the...

Grant Opportunities

National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program


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National Forest Foundation Accepting Applications for 2013 Matching Awards Program Deadline: January 9, 2013 and July 17, 2013 The National Forest Foundation, the nonprofit partner of the Forest...

Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Communities


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TD Bank and Arbor Day Foundation Announce Program to Support Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Communities Deadline: January 31, 2013 TD Bank and the Arbor Day Foundation have announced the...

Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program


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PA’s Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program Friday, December 7, 2012 Chester County Economic Development Council 737 Constitution Drive Exton, PA 19341 $25 Click here to register As unconventional...

Motivating Politics as a STEM Discipline for Middle & High School Students


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Motivating Politics as a STEM Discipline for Middle & High School Students through Participatory Experiments and Demonstrations This initiative is sponsored by the Workshop on the Scientific...

DoSomething.org Seed Grants


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Seed Grants Deadline: Ongoing Are you working to start a community action project or program with your friends? Do you need money to put your ideas into action? A $500 Do Something Seed Grant is...

J-Serve International Day of Jewish Youth Service Grants


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J-Serve International Day of Jewish Youth Service Grants Deadline: Rolling While Funds Remain Available Grants are available for J-Serve 2013 – April 28, 2013.  J-Serve is the International...

2013 Turning Point Prize


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Prize rewards social innovation for women, girls Calling all social innovators! The 2013 Turning Point Prize is now accepting applications.  The prize is in the form of seed money given annually by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Director, Bicycle Coalition


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Development Director Because there are better ways to get around, the Bicycle Coalition’s Development Director will lead three fundraising teams: major gifts, membership and...

Data Analyst, PolicyMap, The Reinvestment Fund


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TRF PolicyMap is currently recruiting for a Data Analyst.  Applications will be accepted through January 15, 2013. To apply please mail, email, or fax resume with cover letter and salary requirement...

Regional Director, HELP Philadelphia


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REGIONAL DIRECTOR, HELP PHILADELPHIA, HELP USA Posted on: November 12, 2012 HELP USA, an entrepreneurial national not-for-profit, seeks to fill an executive management position overseeing our three...

Child Care Worker, Woman Against Abuse


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Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA) is currently recruiting for a Child Care Worker. WAA is the leading and largest provider of services to victims of domestic violence in both the City of Philadelphia...

Admissions & Registrar Coordinator, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund


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Admissions & Registrar Coordinator, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund Posted on: November 17, 2012 District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund seeks a motivated, highly organized...

Contract Compliance, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center


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Contract Compliance, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center Posted on: November 19, 2012 ACCOUNTABILITIES: Assures compliance to Federal/State regulations and with all funding contract...

Family Services Program Manager, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia


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Family Services Program Manager, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Posted on: November 19, 2012 Reports directly to: Executive Director Department: Family Services Service week (days/hours): Monday...

Service Coordinator, Pathways To Housing


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Service Coordinator, Pathways To Housing Inc. – PA Posted on: November 19, 2012 Position Summary: Service Coordinators are members of a modified Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team and...

Annual Fund Manager, ACLU of PA


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Annual Fund Manager, American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania Foundation Posted on: November 19, 2012 The ACLU of Pennsylvania seeks an Annual Fund Manager to take charge of its statewide...

Housing Counselor, Concilio


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Housing Counselor, Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia, Inc. Posted on: November 19, 2012 The Housing Counselor works directly with clients and organizations to support moderate...

Advisor, Education Financing Services, Clarifi


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Advisor, Education Financing Services Education Financing Services With nearly 50 years of experience operating as a non-profit provider of financial counseling and education services, Clarifi...

IT Manager, Prometheus Radio Project


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IT Manager, Prometheus Radio Project Posted on: November 20, 2012 The Prometheus Radio Project is a grassroots organization that works to expand and protect community radio stations, and to promote a...

Program Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA


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Program Specialist, Community Based Match Support, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Posted on: November 21, 2012 Location: Philadelphia JOB DESCRIPTION COME JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING AGENCY...

Special Assistant to the President, Philadelphia Youth Network


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Special Assistant to the President, Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: November 21, 2012 The Special Assistant to the President (SA) is responsible for performing a variety of confidential,...

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


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Director of Annual Giving, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Posted on: November 21, 2012 TITLE: Director of Annual Giving DEPARTMENT: Development STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time SUPERVISOR:...

Miscellaneous

Reduce Affordable Housing Costs Through Innovation


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New National Competition Launches to Reduce Affordable Housing Costs Through Innovation Deadline: January 15, 2013 To recognize and support the creation of innovative affordable housing developments,...

Career-Focused Education as a Statewide Mandate


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Mark your calendars NOW!! Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Career-Focused Education as a Statewide Mandate: Eight High Schools in South...

Phenomenally U: How to LEAD and Empower America’s Next Top Role Models


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Phenomenally U: How to LEAD and Empower America’s Next Top Role Models Part 1 Tele-seminar Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Phenomenally U: How to  Lead and Empower ...

How to Measure Your Social-Media Impact


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Chronicle sets webinar on social media impact Nonprofits spend considerable time reaching out to supporters via Twitter, Facebook, and other social-media networks. But many devote few resources to...


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