The week of

August 05, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit


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Creating Sustainable Funding For Your Nonprofit Free Introductory Seminar & Book Signing 1901 Vine Street | Ground Floor | Montgomery Auditorium August 20 | 9:45 – 12:30 Back again with...

Call for Proposals: FreshRX: A Prescription for Health in Philadelphia


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In the past year, the childhood obesity epidemic has received significant attention from the clinical realm and the national media.  Since the initial FreshRX Symposium in June 2012, the...

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Conference


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Please join the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable for its 5th Professional Conference entitled – “Building on 20 Years: Continuing Courageous Conversations Toward 2025”.   ...

Frator Heru Institute Fundraiser


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Annual Fundraiser Celebrating 27 Years of Effective and Innovative Community-based Programs & Initiatives Located at the African American United Fund (AAUF) Bldg., The Institute, now in its 27th...

Eastern Region Campus Compact’s Conference


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October 23-25, 2013 at Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Conference Registration is open at for the Eastern Region Campus Compact’s Conference, October 23-25, 2013 at the Philadelphia Downtown...

Global Tastes for Nationalities Service Center


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Thursday, September 26, 2013 Horticultural Center 100 N Horticultural Dr Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131 United States Please join us for this celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse communities and...

Tree Tenders’ Basic Training


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will offer its nine-hour Tree Tenders training course, which empowers and teaches concerned residents how to make dramatic strides toward restoring and caring...

New Resources

Toolkit: Financing Child Care for College Student Success


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Financing Child Care for College Student Success by Todd Boressoff (June 2013) This toolkit provides information about a wide range of funding sources for campus-based child care. It is intended as a...

President Obama Expands National Service Opportunities for Americans


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President Obama Expands National Service Opportunities for Americans Interagency and public-private partnerships will solve problems, expand opportunity, and use tax dollars more efficiently Today at...

Understanding the extent of summer “melt” among college-intending high school graduates


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For low-income students, pitfalls in those final months A new paper from the Harvard Graduate School of Education describes a phenomenon it calls “Summer Melt” — in which 20 percent...

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being


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Preschool: vindicated New federal data show that children who receive early childcare beyond parents or relatives perform better in reading and math in kindergarten than those cared for only at home,...

Landmark New Study Shows PA Regions ‘Upwardly Mobile’


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View the briefing paper online at For help accessing data (for your region and comparison areas), or identifying civic leaders in your area focused on mobility, contact Dr. Stephen Herzenberg at...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns, National MS Society


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The National MS Society is looking for students who are seeking a challenge and the opportunity to further their college experience.  We offer a variety of internships where students support chapter...

volunteers needed, Weavers Way’s 8th Annual Urban Farm Bike Ride


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Registration is now open for Weavers Way’s 8th Annual Urban Farm Bike Ride taking place on Saturday, September 7th.  All proceeds benefit the farm education programs at Weavers Way Community...

Volunteers needed for United By Blue Clean-Up Sessions


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United By Blue, which is an ocean-friendly brand of apparel that removes a pound of trash from oceans and waterways for every product sold. During our cleanup season, we host about 30 cleanups...

iCan Bike Program


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St. Joseph’s University, Bala Cynwyd (August 19th – 23rd) Bike Program:  iCan Bike is a program of iCan Shine (a nonprofit organization) that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Essays: Smaller Places: Exploring Innovation in Rural America


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Smaller Places: Exploring Innovation in Rural America The Rural Essays Project at The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Call for Narrative Essay Submissions The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is...

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Training


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The National Crime Prevention Council CRIME PREVENTION TRAINING CALENDAR REGISTER TODAY!!! You can register online at for all of NCPC’s trainings or contact Sarita Hill Coletrane at 202-261-4162...

Urban Land Institute 2013 Fall Meeting


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November 5-8, 2013 Chicago, IL The theme for the meeting, “ULI Works,” will highlight ULI’s impact on the creation of thriving communities for the 21st century. This year’s...

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference


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The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up will convene a diverse group of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement—more than 1,000 food service professionals, farmers,...

Fostering Sustainable Behavior Worshops


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The cornerstone of sustainability is behaviour change. If we are to move toward a sustainable future we must encourage individuals and businesses to engage in a multitude of actions (, waste...

Best in Class: The Art of Community Engagement: Student Leadership Conference


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Best in Class: The Art of Community Engagement Friday-Saturday, October 4 – 5, 2013 Ware Center, Millersville University Downtown Lancaster, PA Geared for passionate community-oriented and...

Grant Opportunities

Financial Coaching Services


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We’re launching a new initiative to provide direct financial coaching services to transitioning veterans and economically vulnerable consumers. This will be the first consumer education and...

National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works


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National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works NEA Art Works grants support projects that have learning as their primary outcome, in any artistic discipline, that are standards-based and align with...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Retail Manager, Nonprofit Technology Resources


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Retail Manager, Nonprofit Technology Resources Summary The Retail Manager is the principal employee of our computer thrift store, ensuring its continued and successful operation. This person manages...

Development Manager, Nonprofit Technology Resources


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POSITION FILLED AS OF 8/6/13 Development Manager, Nonprofit Technology Resources Summary The Development Manager is responsible for daily efforts in developing, securing, and closing out a variety of...

various positions, Pathways PA


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Job Postings As of July 22, 2013 To submit your resume, email jlane-margetich@ Financial Educator (Chester, PA) Full time position.  Innovative program that promotes economic well-being in...

research assistant, Lend for America


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Lend for America is seeking a graduate student to lead a comprehensive study on selected innovations developed by campus microfinance institutions. This project is made possible by Citi Community...

Miscellaneous

Opportunity and Empowerment Award for urban planners


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Call for Nominations! 2014 HUD Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Planning Association (APA) are pleased to...

Cloud Computing for Nonprofits Free Webinar Series


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Cloud Computing for Nonprofits Free Webinar Series August Dates Tech Impact’s ongoing Cloud Computing for Nonprofits webinar series demystifies cloud computing and provides information on...

LinkedIn: How Well Connected is Your Nonprofit?


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You can rely on Tech Impact for timely webinars to increase your organization’s IT IQ. New Webinar!  LinkedIn:  How Well Connected is Your Nonprofit? Tuesday, August 6th from Noon to 1 PM EST...

Pennsylvania Youth Survey Webinar


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WEBINAR #5: THE PA YOUTH SURVEY August 22nd at 12pm The Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) is an anonymous, confidential, and voluntary survey completed by youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 every other...

Stewardship Standards for Homeownership


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Cornerstone Partnership, with support from the National Community Land Trust Network, will be initiating a new, large-scale, long-term project to develop stewardship standards for the affordable...

Farm Stand Project


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A place where anyone can buy wholesome and affordable locally grown produce in Allegheny County! The Farm Stand project began in 1993 with a mission to make fresh produce more readily available in...


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