The week of

January 28, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA, School Advisory Councils Support, SDP

Help Philadelphia communities help their struggling schools… The School District of Philadelphia seeks a full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA to develop and support School Advisory Councils (SACs) at...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Proposal Writing Basics

Proposal Writing Basics THURSDAY | March 21 | 9:30 – 11:00 Learn the basics of writing a proposal for your nonprofit organization. &oseq=&c=&ch= Where Regional Foundation Center...

Foundations 101

Training “Tuesdays” Workshops are held in the Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library. 1901 Vine Street | Second Floor | Philadelphia, PA 19103 Foundations 101 February 12...

Meet the Philadelphia Foundation

Come and meet the Philanthropic Services Staff at The Philadelphia Foundation! At our monthly information sessions, staff explain the eligibility requirements, application guidelines, and grantmaking...

15th Annual Constance E. Clayton Lecture feat. Dr. Hite

Penn Graduate School of Education You are invited to attend the 15th Annual Constance E. Clayton Lecture Presenting Dr. William Hite Superintendent, School District of Philadelphia Leading through...

The Entrepreneur’s First Step Toward a Food Venture

Penn State Extension Food for Profit – Philadelphia Friday, February 22, 2013 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Overbrook Environmental Education Center 6134 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19151 The...

Frator Heru Institute Community Program Guide

The Frator Heru Institute PRESENTS Saturday 1-Day Workshops in March 2013 March 2: #030-A: 501c3 SEMINAR: NON-PROFITS 101 Time: – This course is designed to familiarize participants with the...

8th Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit on Emerging Toxins

8th Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit on “Emerging Toxins” Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 1PM John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Cusano Environmental Education Center 8601...

Women & Influence Conference: Women & Leadership

Join WOMEN’S WAY for our 10th Annual Women & Influence Conference: Women & Leadership WOMEN’S WAY’s Women & Influence Conference is a FREE public forum that allows women...

New Resources

Taking the First Step: Six Ways to Start Building Financial Security and Opportunity at the Local Level

A new report by CFED and NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (YEF Institute) highlights no-cost or low-cost ideas for how city officials can get started in helping more families...

REBUILD New Jersey

NJCC is proud to launch REBUILD New Jersey which will provide loans to assist small business throughout the state as they recover and rebuild. REBUILD is available to provide critical loans from...

The Public Purpose of the Federal Housing Administration

A new report by the UNC Center for Community Capital, Sustaining and Expanding the Market:The Public Purpose of the Federal Housing Administration, puts the Federal Housing Agency’s financial...

Service-Learning group in Modern Language Association

The Modern Language Association has launched a new website that allows MLA members and anyone interested in literature and language to communicate on specific subjects. In order to facilitate more...

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research Volume 1 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research has been published online. Undergraduate...

Development of the Modern U.S. Credit Union Movement

A new book explores the transformation of many American credit unions from small, limited service institutions run largely by volunteers to today’s full-service, professionally staffed...

Impact of Community Schools in Early Childhood Education

New Reports Show Impact of Community Schools in Early Childhood Education Community school initiatives have an advantage when it comes to implementing a range of alignment and transition practices...

Digital Civic Learning Toolkit

Digital Civic Learning Toolkit In addition to providing opportunities to participate in civics in the virtual world, digital learning also provides youth with opportunities to engage in hands-on...

Miscellaneous

West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement (WPSCEA)

The West Philadelphia Skills Center for Economic Advancement (WPSCEA) is now accepting applications for the next session of our Connect to Success program. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia...

Institute for Emerging Sustainability Leaders

Institute for Emerging Sustainability Leaders A Leadership Forum in Peru June 30th – July 12th, 2013 The Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER) invites applications for...

Nominations sought: Arts & Business Council Awards

NOMINATE ONLINE to help us select the honorees for the Arts & Business Council Awards Celebration 2013 on May 8. We need your help in determining the award recipients for the Arts & Business...

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

THOMAS EHRLICH CIVICALLY ENGAGED FACULTY AWARD The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late career at institutions without...

Newman Civic Fellows

NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOWS Newman Civic Fellows are recommended by college and university presidents to acknowledge motivation and ability in public leadership. While the criteria are basic and designed to...

Campus Compact Engaged Campus Webinar Series

Announcing: National Campus Compact Engaged Campus Webinar Series Host an event on your campus to view these series of webinars together which encourage member dialogue about impact, assessment and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, School Advisory Councils Support, SDP

Help Philadelphia communities help their struggling schools… The School District of Philadelphia seeks a full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA to develop and support School Advisory Councils (SACs) at...

Program Educator/Manager, FinanciallyHers

Thank you very much for your support of Clarifi’s FinanciallyHers Program. This 4-year old program has provided invaluable financial education, counseling, and support services to over 1,000 women...

Math Instructor, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Math Instructor Position to begin March 2013 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is...

After School Tutor, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

After School Tutor Position to begin February 2013 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is...

Case Manager (Bridge of Hope) – part time, OCCCDA

Case Manager (Bridge of Hope) – part time Position to begin April 2013 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development...

Executive Director, Sunrise Foundation

The Sunrise Foundation is a small, 501©3 organization operating educational and social programs in Camoapa, Nicaragua. Camoapa is a small, rural community in the central highlands of Nicaragua, the...

pt-time HIV Counselor, Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative

POSITION DESCRIPTION Title HIV Counselor – Part-Time (opening date – January 3, 2013) Location The Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative – GALAEI Supervision Program Manager...

Development Manager, National Adoption Center

National Adoption Center Job Title: Development Manager Reports to: Executive Director Position Overview: The Development Manager will assist the executive director in managing the Center’s...

Grant Opportunities

Assets for Independence grants

Funding Available for Financial Education and Wealth-Building Programs for Low-Income Populations The Office of Community Services at the Administration for Children and Families is now accepting...

Youth Literacy Grants

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Accepting Applications for Youth Literacy Grants Deadline: May 23, 2013 The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides grants to qualifying nonprofit organizations...

Adult Literacy Grants

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Invites Applications for Adult Literacy Grants Deadline: February 28, 2013 The Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s Adult Literacy Grants program annually...

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards for LGBTQ Youth Activists

Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards to Honor LGBTQ Youth Activists Deadline: February 28, 2013 A program of the Colin Higgins Foundation, the Colin Higgins Youth Courage Awards annually honor lesbian,...

All About the Fruits and Veggies Grant Program

All About the Fruits and Veggies Grant Program Invites Applications From Youth Garden Initiatives Deadline: February 18, 2013 In celebration of the National Gardening Association’s fortieth...

Peace First Prize

Peace First Prize Deadline: April 12 The Peace First Prize will recognize impressive young people for meaningful peacemaking work that creates lasting good in a community, neighborhood or school. The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Creative Submissions, CRED Magazine

CALL FOR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS CRED Magazine is an arts and culture magazine that is solely dedicated to promoting young local artists, writers, performers and activists. CRED is made and curated by...

Call for Proposals: 2013 Student Parent Support Symposium

2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Due February 28 , 2013 The ACCESS Collaborative Program will begin accepting proposal submissions for the 2013 Student Parent Support Symposium on January 17, 2013 The...

Call for Proposals: Engaged Campus: Driving Innovation through Partnerships

Call for Proposals for The Engaged Campus:  Driving Innovation through Partnerships – May 19-21, 2013. Campus Compact is seeking presenters for a groundbreaking three-day conference, The Engaged...

National Service-Learning Conference

Register Today for the National Service-Learning Conference! Join us March 13-15, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center for the most comprehensive service-learning professional development...

New Partners for Smart Growth

New Partners for Smart Growth Kansas City, February 7-9, 2013 About the Event This year, the New Partners Conference makes its way to America’s heartland—Kansas City, Missouri. The Midwest is...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentors needed, Pathways PA

Volunteer Position Description, Pathways PA VOLUNTEER CATERGORY:     Mentor COMMITMENT TIME:     A minimum commitment of one year with a minimum of four contacts per month with mentee. AREAS OF...

Walk+Run Against Hunger

Registration is now open for the Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger! MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger Saturday, April 13, 2013 Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1996, the...

Volunteer Opportunities for Undergrads, PA Nutrition Education Network Conf

Volunteer Opportunities for Undergraduate Students Are you a student who wants to attend PA NEN Annual Conference but are short on funds?  PA NEN has the solution for you, volunteer at the...


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