The week of

July 15, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Azavea’s Lunch & Learn about maps


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Your database contains more than just names and addresses. Maps and data visualizations can unearth compelling stories. As you know, maps show funders and constituents areas of need while...

Boys Write Now summer workshop


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I am co-organizing with the Philadelphia Writing Project and Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Boys Write Now, Philadelphia Workshops for male students in grades 7-12. I have a confirmed space and...

Ascending Leaders Certificate Program


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NELI Ascending Leaders Certificate Program: Summer Open Houses, 7/18 and 8/8 There’s still time to apply for NELI’s Ascending Leaders Certificate Program! This program is designed...

Bridging the Gaps 23rd Annual Symposium


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Save the Date! Bridging the Gaps 23rd Annual Symposium Friday, September 20, 2013, 8:30 to 12:30 Rodeph Shalom, 615 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 Join the Bridging the Gaps (BTG)...

Early Childhood Education Curriculum Institute


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Reflective Planning for the New Year 2013 Summer Curriculum Institute August 12-15, 2013 DVAEYC Offices 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia For almost 50 years, the Delaware Valley...

Small Business Start-Up Seminar


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START-UP SEMINARS Are you ready to start your business but unsure of where to start? Join us July 17 or 24 from 10-12pm for our monthly Start-Up Seminar. Call to sign up. The seminar is $25, and you...

ACHIEVEability Young Friends event


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ACHIEVEability Celebrating more than 30 years of helping families achieve self-sufficiency. Socialize and Serve Looking for something to do after Center City Sips? The Young Friends of ACHIEVEability...

International Economic Development Council Annual Conference


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International Economic Development Council Annual Conference October 6th-9th Philadelphia, PA The World’s Largest Gathering of Economic Developers By envisioning a better community you can...

National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference


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Center for Community Progress National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Sept. 9th-11th – Philadelphia, PA Sessions and speakers will pay particular attention to the ways in which the...

SCI Eastern North Philadelphia Report Card Release


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Save the Date! You are invited! Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha and Philadelphia LISC presents: SCI Eastern North Philadelphia Report Card Release Tuesday, July 30, at 10 AM Location &...

Philabundance’s Hunger Symposium


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Philabundance’s Hunger Symposium will be held on September 17th, 2013. This year, they are are bringing together different perspectives on hunger. The 2013 Hunger Symposium will bring together...

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 Join the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and YIKES, Inc. for breakfast and...

Philly Food Innovation Program


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The Enterprise Center, in partnership with Startup PHL, is pleased to announce “Philly Food Innovation Program,” a free business acceleration course for food entrepreneurs who have been...

Service-Learning Train-the-Trainers


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Save the Date Service-Learning Train-the-Trainers October 18-19, 2013 Harrisburg, PA There will be a brief application process.  Once selected, there will be a $150 fee for in-state teachers ($300...

New Resources

NeighborWorks America 2012 Annual Report


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I am pleased to share with you the NeighborWorks America 2012 Annual Report, our first produced specifically for online viewing. We hope you enjoy the click-through format! It gives you the ability...

Role of Community Schools in Place-Based Initiatives


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NEW PUBLICATION THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IN PLACE-BASED INITIATIVES: COLLABORATING FOR STUDENT SUCCESS Written by William R. Potapchuk Community schools are the ground game for student success...

various Service Learning publications


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Looking for great resources to help guide your service-learning initiative DON’T MISS THESE SUPER SUMMER SAVINGS… For anyone who teaches others about service learning: Service Learning...

Free Intergenerational Oral History books about Philadelphia


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Free Intergenerational Oral History books! You just need to pick them up in Levittown, PA Strutting Through Time South Philly Style: Stories and Memories of South Philadelphia (100+ copies) Features...

Service-Learning Student’s Guide & Journal


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Helping You Effectively And Efficiently Institute High Quality Service-Learning The Service-Learning Student’s Guide & Journal-Higher Education Edition will help your students organize...

Where Americans Want to Live


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Urban Land Institute’s Latest Report The Urban Land Institute released “Where Americans Want to Live”, a report based on a nationwide survey of several generations and revealed that...

Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment


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Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment This new report from The Democracy Collaborative and the Responsible Endowments Coalition seeks to connect struggling...

new website, Center for Literacy


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Center for Literacy Launches New Website If you haven’t already heard, we’ve launched our new website. Complete with updated program information, an events calendar, and an interactive...

Annual Report, Local Initiatives Support Coalition


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LISC releases 2012 Annual Report Online LISC had a terrific last year. We invested more than $900 million in urban and rural communities around the country. As a result, many thousands of people now...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Tacony Creek Park cleanup


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United By Blue is hosting a river cleanup at Tacony Creek Park and we would love to have some of your volunteers come out and join us!  United By Blue is a Philadelphia-based apparel company that...

Crisis nursery seeks volunteers


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The Sally Watson Crisis Nursery is looking for adult volunteers to assist in caring for the program’s infants and toddlers. Volunteers will read and play games with the children, and help staff...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference


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Save the date!  |  April 2-4, 2014 17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Honolulu, Hawaii For more information: Visit the 17th Annual Continuums of...

National Conference on State and Local Housing Policy


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National Conference on State and Local Housing Policy Collaborate. Communicate. Connect. Learn. Solve. September 16-18 Atlanta, GA Conference Overview Despite the slow improvement in the economy,...

Homes Within Reach Conference


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Homes Within Reach Conference, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania November 11-13 – Harrisburg, PA The 2012 conference saw a record number of attendees seeking insights on tackling blight, ending...

College Prep Roundtable Conference Call for Presenters


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The conference will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 and Tuesday, August 20, 2013. The conference theme is “Building on 20 Years: Continuing Courageous Conversations Towards 2025”. The...

Innovative Workforce Models in Health Care


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Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Location: Downtown Oakland Conference Space – Venue location disclosed in registration confirmation email. Time: 9 am – 3 pm The Center for the Health Professions...

Half-Day Service-Learning Training


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Save the Date Half-Day Service-Learning Training Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance and Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies November 19, 2013 Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre,...

Rail~Volution Conference


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October 29-23 The Westin Seattle 1900 Fifth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 888-627-8513 Rail~Volution is a conference of passionate people, like you, who want to engage in thoughtful discussion about...

2013 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality


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September 19-20, 2013 InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center Cleveland, Ohio Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for a two-day forum sharing expert knowledge, the latest research, and...

Grant Opportunities

Fairmount4Free consulting grants


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On behalf of Fairmount Ventures, Inc, I am excited to announce the second round of our Fairmount4Free initiative. Once again we’re seeking to support a small, innovative nonprofit organization that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

FAST Parent Partner, Families and Schools Together


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Investing in Family Engagement Project FAST Parent Partner Job Description Families and Schools Together (FAST) is a family after school program that meets one afternoon per week for eight weeks. The...

Financial Opportunity Center Manager, Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha


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APM seeks Financial Opportunity Center Manager The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management and growth of the Financial Opportunity Center towards sustainability and meeting...

Development and Communications Manager, FINANTA


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This position (DCM) is responsible for leading the organization’s market expansion and fundraising initiatives. The DCM manages strategic development planning and activities.  The DCM composes,...

Community Education & Engagement Specialist, Project H.O.M.E.


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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Position Overview:  This position is a community mobilizer who will work with the Advocacy and Public Policy Department to strategically involve residents, alumni,...

Customer Outreach Manager, Common Market


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Common Market, a mission-driven distributor of local foods to the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a Customer Outreach Manager. Our mission is to strengthen regional farms while making the local bounty...

Procurement Manager, Common Market


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Common Market, a mission-driven distributor of local foods to the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a Procurement Manager. Our mission is to strengthen regional farms while making the local bounty...

Miscellaneous

H. Craig Lewis Good Governance Award


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$5,000 Grant Opportunity for the H. Craig Lewis Good Governance Award Do you think of your Board of Directors as a high-performing work group whose members take their board responsibilities...

Raising Student Voices Webinar


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Friday, July 19 1:00 PM EST Speakers Lisa Davis, Ford Foundation Dan Apfel, Responsible Endowments Coalition Steve Dubb, The Democracy Collaborative Sponsored by Mission Investors Exchange Five years...

Office Space for Nonprofit Organizations


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Friends Center announces the availability of approximately 11,000 square feet of office space beginning in January 2014. In keeping with the mission of Friends Center, priority is given to nonprofit...

Summer youth Leadership and Business Camp


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Summer Business and Leadership Camps–Summer TEC-LAB–is an intensive business and entrepreneurship training program targeting rising 6th through 12th grade students from low-income communities...


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