The week of

August 12, 2013

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teachers Lead Philly Networking event


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Teachers Lead Philly Networking for the New Year: Join fellow teachers to network, make plans, and gear up for the new school year!  We will be meeting at the Perch Pub on Thursday, August 29th from...

Introduction to the US Healthcare System


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Welcoming Center holds health care course for immigrants A new course at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, Introduction to the US Healthcare System, is designed for immigrant health...

Global Perspectives on Violence Against Children Conference


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November 1, 2013 Philadelphia Save the date! The 6th Annual Pediatric Global Health Conference will be held November 1, 2013. The topic this year is, “Violence Against Children: Global...

Literacy Project Workshops for School District Parents


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This workshop will share research-based strategies with parents to help their children become more advanced readers through talking the text, read-aloud activities, analysis of different genres and...

Phenomenally U: The Triumphant Trunk Party


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An Ebook launch party for the brand NEW Phenomenally U: A Young Woman’s Guide  to being Safe, Smart,  and Successful in College is a motivational blueprint that will empower young women to...

2013 PhillyRising Conference


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On August 14, 2013 from 9am to 3pm join PhillyRising at the Pennsylvania Convention Center located at 1101 Arch St.  Philadelphia PA, 19107 for their 2013 PhillyRising Conference. This years...

reGenerate Philly Summit


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September 6-8, 2013 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Millennials are emerging as a powerful economic and civic force fueling the city’s growth.  In a recent State of the City report, PEW...

New Resources

Behavioral Health Idea Exchange


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Scattergood launches Behavioral Health Idea Exchange The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation is spearheading an initiative to align all behavioral health organizations in the Philadelphia...

New Report: Shared Prosperity Philadelphia


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City launches new anti-poverty strategy Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Eva Gladstein, Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO), have announced the City...

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation


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Here is the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) report, “Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation,” which recommended making schools a focal point for obesity...

Manual: Community Food Assessment in your neighborhood


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How Healthy Is Your City’s Food Landscape? Cities and towns are finding out—and building community—through community food assessments. From 2011 to 2012, Susan Sides, Cameron Farlow, and...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Court Appointed Special Advocates


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Volunteer advocates sought for children Court Appointed Special Advocates of Philadelphia (CASA) is seeking dedicated volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who are victims of...

Intern, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey


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UW seeks volunteer intern The Capacity Building Department at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is currently recruiting a volunteer intern to help United Way advance its...

Interns, UrbanPromise


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UrbanPromise’s internship program provides college-aged adults with year-round or summertime training in urban youth development and ministry. Interns work in our after-school and summer camps and...

Volunteer as an Adult Literacy, GED, or ESL Tutor


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Community Learning Center offers free literacy, GED, and ESL services for adults throughout Philadelphia. Volunteer tutors assist in classrooms or meet with small groups at one of our classroom sites...

Volunteers Needed, Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly


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The Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly is an annual event held just outside Philadelphia in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Participants fundraise for the LIVESTRONG Foundation then Walk or Run the 5K or 10K...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

International Service and Higher Education


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Please join us at Northwestern from October 23-25, 2013 as we continue to explore the most cutting-edge trends, as well as the biggest opportunities and challenges in higher education related to...

Strengthening the Social and Economic Fabric of Society


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Building Resilience for ALICE Households: Strengthening the Social and Economic Fabric of Society Thursday, September 12, 2013 10:00 to 2:30 (lunch will be provided) John J. Heldrich Center for...

Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships


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From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships 13th International Conference – April 30 – May 3, 2014 Chicago, Illinois USA Call for proposals:...

10th Annual Youth Service Institute


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The 10th Annual Youth Service Institute will take place November 11-13, 2013, in Baltimore, Maryland. A leading youth service and service-learning training, Youth Service Institute 2013 will...

People to People International’s Global Youth Forum


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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 – Sunday, November 10, 2013 Washington, USA Since 2002, delegates ages 13-18 from around the world have been exposed to diverse ideas, cultures, and people while...

Habitat for Humanity Youth Leadership Conference


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Join us November 1-3 in Washington, for learning, reflection and inspiration as we celebrate our volunteer youth. Registration for the 2013 is now open. Each year, more than 300 youth leaders join...

2013 Campus Compact Heartland Regional Conference


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Event:  2013 Campus Compact Heartland Regional Conference Date:  September 19-20, 2013 Place:  Hyatt Regency Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma Conference Website and Registration:   Contacts:  Debbie...

Grant Opportunities

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program


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Ben & Jerry’s supports organizing The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program supports non-profit grassroots, constituent-led organizations across...

Women’s Way Community Women’s Fund


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Women’s Way opens Fall process Women’s Way has announced the release of its Fall 2013 Letter of Intent process for its Community Women’s Fund. The deadline to apply is Thursday,...

Douty Foundation


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Douty Foundation now accepting applications The Douty Foundation is now accepting applications for its Fall 2013 grant cycle. The deadline to apply is September 15th. For more information, visit...

The Merchants Fund grants for small businesses


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The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Friday, 13 September, 2013 (postmarked).  Please forward this email to your clients, colleagues, business owners, community partners, etc.   If...

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund


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Delaware Valley Legacy Fund 2013 LGBTQ Emerging Needs Request For Proposals For Grants Of Up To $10,000 This year the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund celebrates 20 years of meeting the emerging needs of...

DoSomething.org Seed Grants


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Deadline: Rolling Are you working to start a community action project or program with your friends? Do you need money to put your ideas into action? A $500 Do Something Seed Grant is given out every...

World We Want Foundation Grants


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Deadline: Rolling The World We Want Foundation promotes and supports Young Global Citizens making positive social change in their communities and around the world. They work with and through Partner...

KaBOOM! Let’s Play Grants


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Deadlines: Rolling Dr Pepper Snapple Group & KaBOOM! are excited to offer $500 Let’s Play Completion Grants to qualifying Do-It-Yourself communities to be used toward the improvement of an...

Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60


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Deadline: November 1 Up to $4,000 per year is available to any qualifying K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jumpstart and...

Spirit of Innovation Challenge


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Deadline: October 24 The Spirit of Innovation Challenge provides an opportunity for teams of students to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability for...

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant


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Deadline: October 15 For the 2013-14 school year, the Lowe’s will give priority to meeting basic necessities, with a preference for funding requests that have a permanent impact, such as...

Captain Planet Foundation Grants


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Deadline: September 30 The Captain Planet Foundation primarily makes grants to schools and organizations with an annual operating budget of less than $3 million. Grants are made for activities that...

Project Learning Tree GreenWorks Grants


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Deadline: September 30 Do you have an idea for a school/community native plant garden, a forest improvement project, a streamside restoration plan, a recycling program, or energy conservation project...

Open Meadows Foundation Grants


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Deadline: August 15 The Open Meadows Foundation offers grants up to $2,000 to projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls, reflect the diversity of the community served, promote...

Home Depot Community Impact Grants


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Deadline: August 13 Grants, up to $5,000, are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the that are using the power of volunteers to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator, Clarifi


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Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator – Financial Empowerment Center Summary The Financial Empowerment Centers are part of a national effort to improve the financial stability of Philadelphia’s...

Executive Director, Rebuilding Together


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JOB POSTING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Organization Rebuilding Together Philadelphia is a local, independent affiliate of a national network focused on preserving affordable homeownership using...

Communications Director, City Year


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Communications Director, City Year Posted on: July 10, 2013 Job description Position Overview The Communications Director is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive communication...

Support Coordinators, Liberty Resources


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Support Coordinators for the Phila PA and Allentown PA locations, Liberty Resources, Inc. Posted on: July 9, 2013 Job description LRI is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that advocates...

STARS Designation Coordinator, Southeast Regional Key


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The STARS Designation Coordinator is a leadership role that is responsible for supporting STARS Designators and Specialists in retaining and moving Keystone STARS sites up in the quality rating...

Pre-GED Teacher, Community Learning Center


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Community Learning Center, a nonprofit adult literacy organization in Philadelphia, seeks a full-time Pre-GED teacher. Responsibilities: Teach reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and...

Director of Community Services, ACHIEVEability


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Are you are passionate about working to make Haddington and Cobbs Creek a thriving and hopeful community where everyone is valued and has opportunities to grow and to help make life better for others...

Graduation Coach Campaign Outreach Manager, City of Philadelphia


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Job Opportunity Graduation Coach Campaign Outreach Manager The Graduation Coach Campaign is an initiative of Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Office of Education which provides training and guidance for...

Mulitple PowerCorpsPHL Positions


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PowerCorpsPHL is a new youth workforce development initiative with significant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service through the Governor and Mayor Initiative. Over three...

Miscellaneous

National Child Care Teacher Awards


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Lokoff Foundation offers child care teacher awards Early care and education teachers can apply for the 2014 Terri Lynne Lokoff/ Children’s Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Awards, which...

ABC Summer of Service Award


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ABC network to offer youth summer service awards ABC, in partnership with Youth Service America, is calling on young change-makers to apply for an ABC Summer of Service Award. The awards recognize...

Youth Work Proficiency Certificate from CCP


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Considering a career working with children or youth? The Community College of Philadelphia’s 9 credit Youth Work Proficiency Certificate could be right for you!  The Youth Work Certificate...

Yellow Bricks College Prep Program


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Yellow Bricks College Prep Program Your road to college (and beyond)! BRICKS, Inc. is now accepting students (grades 11 and 12) into its Yellow Bricks college prep program.  Yellow Bricks helps...


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