The week of

July 08, 2013

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network and Community Partnerships VISTA Reception


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The PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network and Community Partnerships VISTA Reception Wednesday, July 24th from 3:30PM-5:00PM PHENND, 3624 Market Street, Suite 5W This event will honor the legacy of Dr....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Healthcare Reform Q&A for small businesses


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Healthcare Reform Q&A Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 5:00 – 7:00 PM SBN Headquarters, 1617 JFK Blvd, Suite 1855, Philadelphia, PA The health care reform law is intended to help ensure all...

Fundraising Practices workshop


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Track it Right! Book it Right! Report it Right! August 13, 2013, BonTon Center, York, PA 9:00 to 12:00 3 CFRE Credits, Pending Approval Track it Right! Book it Right! Report it Right! August 13,...

School Gardening Courses


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Discover learning at Longwood Gardens! Our on-site and online professional development opportunities for teachers use our educational resources and expertise as a foundation of our school gardening...

Community Based Research: Community Partner Coaching Calls


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The Community Network for Research Equity & Impact is sponsoring a free series of coaching conference calls for community partners who are considering or already engaged in research partnerships...

Where To Find Grants And How To Get Them in Philadelphia


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Grant Writing USA and Grant Management USA present: Where To Find Grants And How To Get Them in Philadelphia July 15 and 16, 2013  from 9 to 4 Advanced Training Unit, 2nd Floor 990 Spring Garden...

Greenfest Philly


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Sunday, September 8, 2013, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Headhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. This year Greenfest Philly will...

Small Business Technology Forum


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Thursday, August 1, 2013, 9:30 – 12:00 PM Benjamin’s Desk, 1701 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA We have assembled a panel of SBN Member experts to answer your questions and present valuable...

Intimate Talk with Judy Wicks


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Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5:30 – 7:30 PM Lovers & Madmen Coffee, 28 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA Join us for a unique opportunity to connect directly with regional business leaders over local...

Reinventing Older Communities Conference 2014


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Please save the date for the next Reinventing Older Communities conference to be held May 12-14, 2014 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. We will distribute more information about the conference and...

Pies for Philadelphia Orchard Project


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PIES FOR POP! Thursday, July 18 @ 6:30 – 9pm Tiny Terra Ferma, 4324 Main St, Manayunk, North Philly Tiny Terra Ferma and Give 2 Benefit are hosting a fundraiser party for POP featuring tasty...

New Resources

Reality of College Readiness 2013


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The Reality of College Readiness 2013 Predicting who will go to and finish college is incredibly tricky. A new report from ACT Inc underscores that while academic readiness is important, it is not...

2013 Health and Volunteering Study


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Doing Good is Good for You 2013 Health and Volunteering Study Study : “Doing Good is Good for You:  2013 Health and Volunteering Study” UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute released the...

A New Vision for Teacher Professional Growth & Support


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A New Vision for Teacher Professional Growth & Support A new report from Education Resource Strategies challenges school system leaders to expand the traditional definition of teacher...

Criteria for High Quality Assessment


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Assessments we can believe in A new report from the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education offers criteria for high-quality student assessments. New assessments should tap...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Career Expo & City Wide Services Fair


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STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR The City of Philadelphia Employer Informational Career Expo & City Wide Services Fair When:        Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Time:        10:00 to 3:00...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

EPA Community Involvement Training Conference


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2013 Community Involvement Training Conference The Next Generation of Community Involvement July 30 – August 1, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel The Environmental...

Environmental Health Disparities & Environmental Justice Meeting


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Environmental Health Disparities & Environmental Justice Meeting July 29-31, 2013 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC Meeting Description On July...

STEMathon 2013


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STEMathon 2013 will be held July 31-August 2, 2013 in Camp Hill, PA at the Radisson Harrisburg. STEMathon is organized to bring together STEM education professionals to network, collaborate, learn,...

Partnership for After School Education


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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Pace University In many organizations, performance management of staff (both program and non-program staff) is considered a burden or an add-on...

2014 Gulf-South Summit: Connecting Learning and Civic Outcomes


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Please make plans to attend next year’s Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education, which will be held at Auburn University next March 26-28. This is always...

Grant Opportunities

American Honda Foundation: STEM


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The American Honda Foundation engages in grant-making for youth education with a specific focus on the STEM subjects in addition to the environment. The grant range is from $20,000 to $75,000 over a...

Ribbons of Hope: Women’s Empowerment


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The Ribbons of Hope grant is awarded annually to a non-profit organization that empowers women and girls in the areas of education, health, economic independence, social well-being, or human...

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation


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The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation provides instruments to music programs primarily serving low-income communities, programs with little or no budget for musical instruments, and music programs...

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children


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Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children will award single-year matching grants of up to $20,000 to support community-based initiatives that provide oral health care to underserved children. The application...

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation


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The Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation is awarding grants of $25,000 for “new, uncommon, unconventional, or untested” youth programs aimed at identifying effective practices that lead to...

LEGO Children’s Fund


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LEGO Children’s Fund: Grants for Collaborative Programs The LEGO Children’s Fund will provide grants for collaborative programs, either in part or in total, to organizations that focus on...

Fender Music Foundation


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Fender Music Foundation: Grants Fender Music Foundation grants are awarded to music academies, schools, local music programs and national music programs across America, particularly in-school music...

Grants for Collaborative Programs


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LEGO Children’s Fund: Grants for Collaborative Programs The LEGO Children’s Fund will provide grants for collaborative programs, either in part or in total, to organizations that focus on...

Grants for Helping Underrepresented Youth


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Travelers Insurance: Grants for Helping Underrepresented Youth Travelers supports initiatives that improve academic and career success for underrepresented youth, specifically targeted at public...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Campus Minister, Gwynedd Mercy College


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Campus Minister, Gwynedd Mercy College SUMMARY As a member of the Campus Ministry team (and in collaboration with key faculty and staff) create, enhance, and assess opportunities for GMC students to...

various VISTA positions, Pathways PA


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PathWays PA was founded in 1978 as the Women’s Association for Women’s Alternatives. It served as one of Pennsylvania’s first residential programs to keep low-income, vulnerable women together...

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is searching for candidates for two AmeriCorps positions (Bachelor’s degree required) to start in August – Community Projects Coordinator as well as an...

Director of Youth Programs, Providence Center


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Director of Youth Programs, Providence Center Posted on: June 28, 2013 Job description POSITION SUMMARY Providence Center emphasizes an asset-based approach to youth development, helping children and...

Program Coordinator, Center for Grieving Children


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The Center for Grieving Children Program Coordinator Job Posting Position Description: The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, planning and implementing grief support programs for...

Education Program Coordinator, Nationalities Service Center


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Position Overview The Education Program Coordinator will provide administrative and operational support for the delivery of high quality educational services for NSC’s Education Department. This...

Program and Trek Coordinator, buildOn


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buildOn is breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. For the past two decades buildOn has mobilized urban youth to lift up their communities and...

Scrabble Coordinator Position


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Scrabble Coordinator Position, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is a non-profit organization with the mission to keep Philadelphia youth (K-12) safe...

Communications and Development Coordinator Position


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Communications and Development Coordinator, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is a non-profit organization with the mission to keep Philadelphia...

Miscellaneous

ITWorks Technology Training program


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Seeking motivated young adults who want to pursue a career in technology ITWorks is a FREE 16-week training program.  Through 11 weeks of classroom study and hands-on workshops, you will prepare for...

2013 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence


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2013 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence Deadline: July 15 The Eisner Prize is a $150,000 cash award designed to recognize excellence by an individual or a non-profit organization in...

Educational Administration Scholarship


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AASA: Educational Administration Scholarship The School Superintendents Association’s Educational Administration Scholarships provide incentive, honor and financial assistance to outstanding...

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens.


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School is out, but kids and teens can still get free meals all summer long in Philadelphia. Did you know that there are more than 1,000 sites in the city that serve free breakfast, lunch and snacks?...

Healthy Food Retail in Rural Communities Webinar


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Thursday July 18 Healthy Food Retail in Rural Communities 11:00 – 12:30 Pacific / 2:00 – 3:30 Eastern Rural grocery stores anchor a community by supplying fresh foods and staples; creating...

New Markets Tax Credits Webinar


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Thursday, July 11 New Markets Tax Credits – An Important Financing Tool for Healthy Food Retail 11:00 – 12:00 Pacific / 2:00 – 3:00 Eastern Established by Congress in 2000 to spur new or...


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