The week of

January 27, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Philly VISTA Healthcare Forum & Networking Hour

Philly VISTA Healthcare Forum & Networking Hour Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST) The SERVEPhiladelphia & PHENND VISTA Corps Presents: Philly VISTA Healthcare Forum...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Citywide Financing College Professional Development

2014 Citywide Financing College Campaign Financing College Success Mayor’s Office of Education Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST) As part of our continuing effort to...

How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax-Exemption and Keep It

Workshop helps applying for 501(c)(3) How To Obtain 501(c)(3) Tax- Exemption and Keep It is the title of a popular workshop led by Ari Merretazon that provides assistance in applying for non-profit...

Social Media Best Practices

UAC opens new capacity initiative The Urban Affairs Coalition is launching a new initiative, Coalition U, to help nonprofit organizations strengthen their infrastructure, build capacity, and maximize...

Nonprofits Standards for Excellence® Implementation Workshop

PANO Standards workshop set for Chester The Standards for Excellence® Implementation Workshop will be presented by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) in Chester on March...

Stronger Families, Brighter Futures Parenting Program

Parenting program sets schedule of classes The Stronger Families, Brighter Futures Parenting Program of Turning Points for Children has set a series of new parenting education programs at various...

Improving Parent Engagement

Youth sports group talks about parent engagement The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative will hold its monthly networking seminar on the topic, Improving Parent Engagement, on Thursday, January...

Millennials Roundtable: Philly: Your Voices, Your City

Group sponsors discussion with 20- somethings The West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution and the Progressive Change Community Development Corporation will hold a roundtable discussion,...

Enterprise Center CDC’s Community Leaders Program

Enterprise Center sets community leadership training The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation is currently recruiting West Philadelphia residents for its 2014 Community Leaders...

Teacher’s Lead Philly Assessment Policy Workshop

Teachers Lead Philly is a nonprofit organization that promotes teacher leadership through workshops, training, and networking opportunities. Join us for our Assessment Policy workshop, where...

SERVEPhiladelphia Networking Lunch Break

SERVEPhiladelphia Networking Lunch Break Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST) The SERVEPhiladelphia VISTA Professional Development Committee Presents: our 1st networking lunch...

Urban Book Talk: Revitalizing American Cities

Penn IUR Urban Book Talk: Revitalizing American Cities Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room, 34th & Spruce Sts followed by a reception with...

Safe Spaces, Importance of Ritual

Safe Spaces, Importance of Ritual (Part I of Creating Safe Spaces) – February 22 Participants will learn about creating safe spaces for children and the role of the arts in child development....

Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology

GETT (Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology) is an annual day long event for girls in Grades 6th -12th , as well as their parents  to learn about career opportunities in the broad scope of the...

Film: Standardized: Lies, Money, & Civil Rights

The Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools presents Standardized: Lies, Money, & Civil Rights: How Testing is Ruining Public Education Thursday, February 6, 2013 6 PM The Ritz East – 125...

Kindergarten Registration Panel

Do you have questions about getting ready for kindergarten? Need more information about how to register for a public school? School District of Philadelphia’s KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION PANEL...

Pyramid STEM Showcase

Pyramid STEM Showcase Educating & Empowering the African American Community Saturday, February 15th, 2014 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Leon H. Sullivan Center 3601 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140...

New Resources

Placemaking in Legacy Cities: Opportunities and Good Practices

Placemaking in Legacy Cities: Opportunities and Good Practices explores how residents and leaders in Legacy Cities have used placemaking principles to transform blighted public spaces into...

Report: America’s Rental Housing

America’s Rental Housing The Joint Center for Housing Studies has put out a report, “America’s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets and Needs” detailing the failure of assistance...

State of Sandy Recovery

The State of Sandy Recovery Advocates for Sandy-affected residents and neighborhoods have released a new report analyzing the performance of New Jersey’s Sandy recovery programs and made...

New Orleans: Lessons for Philanthropy in Public Housing Redevelopment

THE LONG ROAD FROM PEETE TO HARMONY OAKS By Katy Reckdahl Those charged with redeveloping one of New Orleans’s Big Four public housing developments faced an extreme version of nearly every...

Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students

The President and First Lady’s Call to Action on College Opportunity To view the White House report on Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students, click HERE. The President believes he...

Early College High School Initiative Impact Study

Early College high schools and college-going (update) A new analysis by the American Institutes for Research finds that Early College high school students are significantly more likely to enroll in...

Longitudinal Study of nation’s 10th graders

High school sophomores, 10 years on A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics and the Department of Education offers a descriptive portrait of 10th-grade participants in a...

Bridging Two Cultures through Nonprofit Board Service

White Paper #2: Bridging two Cultures through Nonprofit Board Service by Laura Otten, , Director of The Nonprofit Center, originally prepared for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Board Leadership...

Balancing the cost of healthcare and other necessities in PA

Study highlights poverty impact in SEPA One in eight Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) adults ( or about 390,400) have cut a meal’s size or skipped a meal altogether due to cost in the past year....

Online Summer Internship Fair

SAVE THE DATE: Online Summer Internship Fair March 24-28, 2014 Your search for a summer intern starts here. Our virtual recruiting fair is free, simply create an employer account on and post your...

Miscellaneous

ITWorks certification program

ITWorks recruiting for Spring 2014 classes ITWorks is looking for individuals who are self-motivated and who are seeking an opportunity to change their lives for the better. In this class,...

Lax Scholarship Fund

Lax Scholarship Fund supports gay men Bread & Roses Community Fund’s Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund for gay men provides support to community leaders and activists fighting for their rights....

Robert S. King Scholars Award at CCP

APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP TODAY 20 Philly high school scholars got the credit they were due – will you be next? Community College of Philadelphia awarded 20 two-year scholarships to deserving...

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Impact Awards

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Invites Nominations for 2014 NCRP Impact Awards DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2014 The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy is inviting nominations for...

Infographics 101: Show Off Your Data with Pride and Creativity

Infographics 101: Show Off Your Data with Pride and Creativity Tuesday, January 28 2014 at 1 pm EST For non-profits, NGOs, and other sustainability focused organizations  infographics are an...

Kick Butts Day Grants

Kick Butts Day Grants Deadline: January 31 Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism when teachers, youth leaders, public health advocates, and other community leaders organize events designed to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Representative, Philadelphia Works

Program Representative, Philadelphia Works, Inc. Posted on: January 17, 2014 Job description The Program Representative is responsible for auditing and evaluating the practices of the EARN providers...

Coordinator, Marketing, People’s Emergency Center

Coordinator, Marketing, People’s Emergency Center Posted on: January 17, 2014 Job description The Coordinator, Marketing will work with the Community Development Corporation (CDC) on the...

Evaluation Senior Consultant, TCC Group

Evaluation Senior Consultant, TCC Group Posted on: January 17, 2014 Job description TCC is looking for a creative, driven and skilled senior evaluation consultant. The Senior Evaluation...

Corporate Business Development Manager, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

Corporate Business Development Manager, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Posted on: January 16, 2014 Do you have initiative, business development/sales experience, and a passion for...

Project Manager, Technology, Clarifi

Project Manager – Technology, Clarifi Posted on: January 16, 2014 SUMMARY The Technology Project Manager is responsible for implementing projects that support the strategic technology plan of...

Contracts Manager, The Philadelphia Youth Network

Contracts Manager, The Philadelphia Youth Network Posted on: January 16, 2014 Job description About the Philadelphia Youth Network: The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a nationally-recognized...

Finance Manager/Budget Analyst, University City District

Finance Manager/Budget Analyst, University City District University City District Key financial management position at University City District, a placemaking partnership of anchor institutions,...

VP, Human Resources and Compliance, JEVS Human Services

VP – Human Resources and Compliance, JEVS Human Services Posted on: January 15, 2014 Supervision of all areas of HR and compliance, including, but not limited to, HR Strategic Planning and...

Project Manager, Penn Institute for Urban Research

Project Manager, Penn Institute for Urban Research Posted on: January 15, 2014 Position Summary The Project Manager will plan and implement Penn IUR’s activities related to its grant-funded...

Employment Specialist, St. John’s Community Services

Employment Specialist, St. John’s Community Services – PA Posted on: January 15, 2014 Employment Specialist responsibilities include coordinate and provide training, supervision, and...

Group Facilitator, The Attic Youth Center

Group Facilitator, The Attic Youth Center Posted on: January 15, 2014 The Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia’s only lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth center, has...

Executive Director, Mental Health Association in Southwestern NJ

Executive Director Mental Health Association in Southwestern NJ (MHASWNJ) Location:  Haddon Heights New Jersey Summary:  The MHASWNJ works to create a community where individuals with mental...

Supports Coordinator, Liberty Resources

Liberty Resources, Inc. is hiring! LRI is a non-profit, consumer driven organization that advocates & promotes Independent living for persons with disabilities. More than 51% of our Board as well...

Instructors, Mathnasium of Andorra

A Math Learning Center in Philadelphia, Mathnasium of Andorra (just north of Manayunk and Roxborough in the Andorra Shopping Center), has part-time openings for highly skilled and motivated...

Grant Opportunities

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation: Academic Enrichment Grants The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular...

HBCU Improvement Grant Program

Home Depot Accepting Applications for Historically Black Colleges and Universities Improvement Grant Program DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2014 (LETTERS OF INTENT) Home Depot’s Retool Your School...

NJ Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder Grant Guidelines

New Jersey American Water Announces 2014 Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder Grant Guidelines DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2014 New Jersey American Water has announced 2014 guidelines for its...

Innovations in Reading Prize

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for Innovations in Reading Prize DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19, 2014 Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have...

Campus Health Initiatives Grant

American College Health Foundation Seeks Applications for Campus Health Initiatives DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2014 The American College Health Foundation, the charitable arm of the American College...

World of Children Youth Award

World of Children Youth Award Deadline: April 1 The World of Children® Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most...

Opal Apple Youth Make a Difference Initiative Grants

Opal Apple Youth Make a Difference Initiative Grants Deadline: February 28 The Opal® Apple Youth Make a Difference Initiative will award $75,000 in funding to youth-based initiatives serving their...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Unite for Sight Innovator’s Forum

Unite for Sight Innovator’s Forum March 14, 2014 Location: Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut The Innovator’s Forum will draw health, education, development, and social entrepreneurship...

Call for Abstracts: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting & Exposition The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers,...

Building A Grad Nation Summit

Building A Grad Nation Summit Save the Date!! “Pulling Together” 2014 Annual Building a Grad Nation Summit April 27-29, 2014 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, Community efforts to improve...

Partnerships Classifieds

Financial Empowerment Centers seeks new partners

City considering expansion of FECs One of the goals Shared Prosperity Philadelphia, the City of Philadelphia’s plan to fight poverty, is to strengthen economic security and asset building. The...

volunteers needed, Thresholds Prison Inmate Education Program

Chester group seeks inmate education volunteers The Thresholds Prison Inmate Education Program in Delaware County uses volunteers to teach decision-making skills to incarcerated adults and teens, and...

volunteer website builder, Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational a School of Music

Music program seeks website help The Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational a School of Music is in need of a volunteer website builder. To help, email here or call Joyce Drayton, 215-430-0435....

volunteers needed, Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes)

Montco Family Services seeks volunteers Family Services’ Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes) is in need of dedicated volunteers to work with seniors living in the greater...


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