The week of

June 03, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

VITA Volunteering for College Campuses


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Have you heard about the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program? Do you want to learn more about how your campus can get involved?  And how you can use it to foster civic engagement and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Delaware Valley Green Schools Symposium


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Delaware Valley Green Schools Symposium Connecting people and resources to grow greener schools July 23, 2013, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm School Administrators, Teachers and Facilities/Operations staff...

Wave Week


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What is Wave Week? WAVE WEEK (July 14-19, 2013) is one of the premier service-leadership training grounds in the Through our intensive 6-day program of leadership development, community service,...

The Importance of Nutrition


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You are invited to join Women and Faith and Hope, Inc. as we host our second 2013 Community Health Event, The Importance of Nutrition, on June 8, 2013 from 11:00 to 1:00 at The Salvation Army Kroc...

PCAPS Community Forum on Community Schools


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PCAPS Community Forum SAVE THE DATE! May 18th. June 15th Come learn all about community schools as an alternative to school closures and privatizing our schools. Bring a friend! LUNCH WILL BE SERVED....

Community Leadership Workshop in Norristown


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Community Leadership Workshop planned for Norristown The Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshop series will come to Norristown on Wednesday, June 5th at 1pm. The workshop will take place...

Philadelphia Planning Commission Feedback Sessions


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Planning Commission holds hearings on new zoning code The Philadelphia City Planning Commission in partnership with the Citizens Planning Institute is hosting public feedback sessions to gather...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute


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NELI announces new schedule for ascending leaders and executives The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute has announced its 2013-14 plan to offer both ascending leaders and executives the...

SBN Social Venture Institute


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Social Venture Institute October 25 & 26, 2013 The Hub Cira Center, 2929 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a powerful experience that connects emerging and established...

OST Professional Development Showcase


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JUNE OSTRC ACADEMY SESSION: OST Professional Development Showcase This workshop will highlight exemplary organizations that support and enhance OST professional development in the Philadelphia area....

OST Career Ladders and Professional Development


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JUNE PEER NETWORKING MEETING Join us for the next Peer Networking Meeting featuring the discussion “OST Career Ladders and Professional Development.” Learn (and teach us!) ways to improve...

Hot Topics in Youth Sports


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JUNE PYSC NETWORKING SEMINAR The focus of the next Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar will be “Hot Topics in Youth Sports.”  Join us for an enlightening...

Peace Possibilities & Stopping Bullying


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Peace Possibilities & Stopping Bullying Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10am-12pm This workshop will engage participants in the programming and resources available as preventive or invention tools...

2nd Annual WorkReady Provider Summer Conference


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2nd Annual WorkReady Provider Summer Conference PYN will be hosting the 2nd annual WorkReady Provider Summer Conference on June 12, 2013 for our provider network at Temple University.  Free of...

Mighty Writers’ Garden Party


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Thursday, June 6, 2013 5-7pm 1501 Christian St. the Universal garden at 15th and Christian No general RSVP required. Mighty Writers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our mission is to teach Philadelphia kids...

United Way’s Community Impact SAT Workshop


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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, in partnership with the Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Professional Development Project, is pleased to announce a workshop that is...

Higher Education Awareness, Dropout Prevention, and Health Initiative


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Education for a Better America (EBA) and National Action Network (NAN) have partnered with the City of Philadelphia and the Community College of Philadelphia to host a Higher Education Awareness,...

PHS Green City Teachers-Creating a School Garden


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Event: PHS Green City Teachers-Creating a School Garden Date/Time: June 26 8:30am -1:00pm and  June 27 8:30am- 1:00pm Location: New Foundations Charter School 8001 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia,...

Garden Gallivants Celebration


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Gallivant Guild Wednesday, June 12th 10:00 am-12:00 pm Guild House West, a senior housing facility, has transformed its lawn into garden space. The growing season stretches from April to November....

New Resources

Notebook: Focus on Expanded Learning Time


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Focus on Expanded Learning Time Through a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, The Philadelphia Public School Notebook has released a new issue entitled “Focus on Expanded Learning...

Pennsylvania State of the Child County Reports


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State of the Child by County Do you know how your county compares to Pennsylvania counties when it comes to child poverty, health insurance coverage, educational opportunities and other important...

Foundation Transparency: What Nonprofits Want


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New CEP Research: Foundation Transparency: What Nonprofits Want New report calls for increased foundation transparency and highlights the desire of nonprofits to know more about their funders. Read...

State of Grantseeking 2013 Report


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THE STATE OF GRANTSEEKING FACT SHEET ORGANIZATIONAL COMPARISON BY ANNUAL BUDGET SPRING 2013 The State of Grantseeking Spring 2013 is the sixth semi-annual informal survey of nonprofits conducted by...

Confronting Suburban Poverty in America


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Study highlights increase in suburban poverty A new study of the Philadelphia suburbs shows that they are getting steadily poorer. The study, conducted by the Brookings Institution and called...

Pennsylvania Dropout Prevention Summit White Paper


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Pennsylvania Dropout Prevention Network Summit White Paper #2 On May 2nd, The PA Dropout Prevention Network hosted the first statewide summit focusing on the dropout crisis in Pennsylvania.  The...

American Almanac of Family Homelessness


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The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) recently published The American Almanac of Family Homelessness. ICPH writes “This Almanac is the result of three years of intensive...

Partnerships Classifieds

Pre-K Counts/Head Start Supplemental Advisory Ctte


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2013-14 PA Pre-K Counts/Head Start Supplemental Advisory Applications Invitation Applications are now being accepted for participation on the 2013-14 PA Pre-K Counts/Head Start Supplemental Advisory...

Nonprofit sought for CC office space


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Nonprofit sought for CC office space A nonprofit organization is being sought for office space at 1425 Arch Street, next to Le Meridien Hotel. Space is available on the 10,615 square foot third floor...

volunteers needed, MyFreeTutor


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RSVP seeking math tutors RSVP of Montgomery County is launching an innovative new program: MyFreeTutor. Targeting middle and high school students, MyFreeTutor is a virtual math pilot program to be...

youth board members sought, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls


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Chesco Fund seeks high school girls for advisory board The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is currently accepting applications for its award-winning Girls Advisory Board (GAB) program....

volunteers needed, MuckFest MS Philly


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MuckFest MS Philly is The National MS Society’s 5-mile mud run.  Volunteers are needed to support over 4,000 runners as they get dirty for a good cause!  There are plenty of ways to volunteer and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Symposium on Scaling Social Impact 2013


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Symposium on Scaling Social Impact 2013 Monday, June 17, 2013 1:30 PM – 6:15 PM Museum of Jewish Heritage – Battery Park 212-551-1147 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280 Join the Social...

National Young Farmers Conference


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Every December, hundreds of beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy...

Pen to Paper: Writing with, for, and about Service Engagement


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Pen to Paper: Writing with, for, and about Service Engagement This academic writing retreat is designed for faculty and staff to focus on their academic/discipline-based writing, receive peer...

Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue


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“Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue” Yale University, September 14–15, 2013 Call for papers / Call for Registration A fundamentally contested concept, food sovereignty has — as a political...

National Dropout Prevention Network Conference


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The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs), and Communities In Schools of...

Grant Opportunities

United Methodist Women financial literacy grant


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Methodist women offer financial literacy grants United Methodist Women is offering grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofits working to empower and educate their constituents through the knowledge and...

various grants, American Street Empowerment Zone


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Commerce Dept. issues ASEZ RFPs The Philadelphia Commerce Dept. has issued Requests for Proposals for a variety of projects in the American Street Empowerment Zone. Programs include the Commercial...

National Center for Family Literacy


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Family Literacy Center offers grants The National Center for Family Literacy is offering grants of $175,000 to organizations for projects that engage families in literacy and mentoring projects. ...

Subsidized La Salle Nonprofit Center services


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WPF subsidizes LaSalle services The William Penn Foundation has a fund through the La Salle Nonprofit Center to enable nonprofits that serve children, youth and families to take advantage of La...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Associate, The Reinvestment Fund


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About The Reinvestment Fund (TRF): TRF is a national innovator in capitalizing distressed communities and stimulating economic growth for low- and moderate-income families.  TRF identifies the point...

Junior Associate, CARS Inc.


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Job Title:          Junior Associate, CARS Inc. Supervisor:     Ratings Operations Manager FLSA Status:   Non-exempt Location:         Philadelphia, PA Company Summary CARS,...

Manager, Marketing and Communications, People’s Emergency Center


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Manager, Marketing and Communications, People’s Emergency Center Posted on: May 15, 2013 Job description Background Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and...

Development & Communications Manager, SEAMAAC


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[posted 5/28/2013] JOB TITLE: Development & Communications Manager Organizational Description SEAMAAC (founded in 1984 as the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition) has 29...

Cribs for Kids Program Manager, Maternity Care Coalition


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CRIBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM MANAGER, Maternity Care Coalition, Phila/Delaw/Montgo Counties Posted on: May 16, 2013 Job description Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve...

Housing Specialist, Women Against Abuse


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Housing Specialist, Women Against Abuse Posted on: May 13, 2013 Job description Assist clients in locating/obtaining, transitional and permanent housing options. Housing options include supportive...

Child Advocate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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Child Advocate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. Posted on: May 16, 2013 The Domestic Violence Child Advocate/Case Manager is responsible for providing trauma-informed domestic violence counseling,...

various positions, Pathways to Housing


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Pathways to Housing PA, as originators of the Housing First model, seeks to transform individual lives by ending homelessness and supporting recovery for those with psychiatric disabilities. We...

Financial Counselor/Team Lead, Clarifi


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Financial Counselor/Team Lead – Financial Empowerment Centers, Clarifi Posted on: May 21, 2013 SUMMARY The Financial Empowerment Centers are part of a national effort to improve the financial...

Executive Assistant, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia


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Executive Assistant, Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Posted on: May 21, 2013 Overview: Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia is seeking an Executive Assistant reporting to the Chief Executive...

Development Associate, Steppingstone Scholars


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Development Associate, Steppingstone Scholars Inc. Philadelphia JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Development Associate POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Development GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Development...

Program Director, Mighty Writers West


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About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches Philadelphia kids, seven to 17, to think and write with clarity. Our free, out-of-school writing programs in South Philadelphia have...

Hunger Relief Volunteer Coordinator, Klein JCC


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[posted 5/28/2013] There is a great job opening at Klein JCC’s RSVP. We are looking for a Hunger Relief Volunteer Coordinator. This is a full time position (40 hours per week), with benefits, paid...

Internship Coordinator, Mastery Charter Schools


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Internship Coordinator job: The Internship Coordinator (IC) co-leads all mentor accrual, mentor and student training, and successful placement, support, and progress of students during the internship...

YESPhilly School Director position


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YESPhilly will be opening a high school program sponsored by the School District of Philadelphia. Starting in September 2013 we will have 100 slots for youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who have...

Miscellaneous

Top Ten Employment Law Issues for Nonprofits


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Top Ten Employment Law Issues for Nonprofits Webinar discusses nonprofit employment law Nonprofit Issues will offer a webinar that will review the “top ten” employment law issues for...

Greater Philadelphia Talent Dividend Partnership Challenge


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Philadelphia Talent Dividend Partnership Makes Call to Action Local organizations are encouraged to submit their best programs for attracting and retaining talented employees The Greater Philadelphia...

Summer program grants from Ellis Trust


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The Charles E. Ellis Trust awards $500,000 annually to girls living in single parent households, who are Philadelphia residents.  Girls must be enrolled at public or charter high schools and meet...


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