The week of

February 2, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 University Partners Meeting: READ! By 4th Campaign

PHENND

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Wednesday, February 18 at 3:30-5:00 PM at 440 North Broad Street. This meeting will address early childhood literacy, one of the District’s stated...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Early Start Denver Model, Introductory Workshop

So Love Autistic Center

Location: So Love Autistic Center, Drexel Hill, PA Friday, March 13, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is an evidence-based intervention specifically developed for...

Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition Schools Summit

Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition

The members of the Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition believe that strong neighborhood public schools are the foundation of strong communities. Every community in this City has resources that can and...

RISE Scholarship Information Sessions

CORE Scholars

CORE Scholars is holding two RISE Scholarship Information Sessions in February. The scholarship is a need-based savings program, which offers students and parents up to $ in scholarship money in...

Info Session: Neighborhood Time Exchange for artists

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Meet the first group of artists participating in this year-long community program, see their work, and hear about the first neighborhood projects they’ve taken on. For every hour in the studio,...

Charitable Giving from the Donor’s Perspective

Regional Foundation Center

Arguably, donors may have the greatest capacity to give than at any other time in history. Join Bernstein Global Wealth Management to learn about charitable giving techniques designed to benefit...

Webinar: Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

Safe Schools

Thursday, February 19, 2015 3 to 4:15 This session will be presented by Michelle Nutter, Safe Schools Manager and Leah Galkowski, Safe Schools Coordinator for the Center for Safe Schools. Teen...

Urban Poverty After the Crime Drop

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania Social Science and Policy Forum presents: Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University University of Pennsylvania College Hall, Room 205 Friday,...

Ride the Love Train with Mural Arts!

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Celebrate the five-year anniversary of our landmark Love Letter project and marriage equality in Pennsylvania! Sunday, February 8 11:30 – 3 SEPTA’s Jefferson Station (formerly Market East)...

Commercial Corridor Development Workshop with Larisa Ortiz

Philadelphia LISC

Presented in Partnership with Philadelphia LISC Learn how to develop and execute a retail attraction plan that is tailored to your neighborhood’s unique needs and identity in this breakfast...

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives: Panel on Veterans’ Issues

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

The Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives will host a reception and panel discussion with Dr. Gala True, Project Director of From War to Home and CPHI Senior Fellow, and Lovella Calica, Director...

RISE Scholarship Information Sessions

College Opportunity Resources for Education

CORE (College Opportunity Resources for Education) is offering two RISE Scholarship Information Sessions in February. The scholarship is a need-based savings program, which offers students and...

TANF Youth STEM Program

PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center

Attention Parents and Youth Participate in FREE STEM and Career Development Programs When: Every Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Where: PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center The Youth Center...

So You Know It; Now Can You Teach It?: Interactive Teaching Tips for the Content Expert

The Blue Door Group

Thursday, February 19 Time:  6:00-8:30 Location:  Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 N. American St. (Center City, Philadelphia) Click here for more information and to register: #!gathering/ciht...

New Resources

Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation’s Public Schools

Southern Education Foundation

A New Majority Research Bulletin: Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation’s Public Schools Low income students are now a majority of the schoolchildren attending the nation’s public...

Equipping teachers to prepare proficient readers

Education Commission of the States

Reading in third grade: a state-by-state policy breakdown A new report from the Education Commission of the States focuses on third-grade reading proficiency, highlighting policies in all 50 states...

Review of Proposed 2015 Federal Teacher Preparation Regulations

National Education Policy Center

The problem with teacher-prep mandates A new report from the National Education Policy Center finds that proposed federal regulations that place new mandates on teacher-education programs would...

Assets and Opportunities Scorecard

CFED

Assets and Opportunities Scorecard: PA and NJ PA: NJ: Welcome to the 2015 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard, the leading source for data on household financial security and policy solutions. To...

New Report: Housing, Neighborhoods, and Opportunity

New York University

Housing, Neighborhoods, and Opportunity: The Location of New York City’s Subsidized Affordable Housing Rent burdens for low- and moderate-income renters continue to grow in New York City,...

New Healthcare and Income Tax Fact Sheets

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

CMS Releases New Tools to Help Consumers During Tax Season Today, CMS released new tools to help consumers during the upcoming tax filing season. The 2015 tax season is the first time individuals and...

Ultimate Donation Page Guide

Network for Good

Our newest guide is the most complete resource for creating, refining, testing, and improving online donation pages. Download the free guide and learn online conversion and fundraising techniques in...

OMG is now Equal Measure: New Website

Equal Measure

We would like to share some very exciting news. As part of a comprehensive and strategic rebranding initiative, the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning has changed its name to Equal Measure,...

NCAN Launches New E-Learning Units on FAFSA Completion and Students Experiencing Homelessness

National College Access Network

As FAFSA completion season begins, could you use a primer or refresher on how to assist students and families? If you work with youth experiencing homelessness, are you knowledgeable about the...

Miscellaneous

Public Fellowships for PhDs in the Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS has opened the fifth annual Public Fellows competition. In 2015, the program will place 22 recent humanities PhDs in two-year positions at partnering nonprofits and government agencies, where...

National KIND Teacher Award

Humane Society of the United States

Humane Society of the United States: National KIND Teacher Award National Association for Humane and Environmental Education KIND Teacher Award recognizes an outstanding teacher who consistently...

Individual Community School Award for Excellence

Coalition for Community Schools

The purpose of the Individual Community School award is to highlight the effectiveness and efficiency of local community schools that are organizing community resources to improve results for young...

Community School Initiative Award for Excellence

Coalition for Community Schools

Community School Initiative Award for Excellence The purpose of the Community School Initiative award is to highlight the effectiveness and efficiency of local community school initiatives that are...

Nonprofit State of the Sector Survey

Nonprofit Finance Fund

I hope you’re having a wonderful beginning to the new year! With #ServiceEmployers going strong and #MLKDay last Monday, we’re already off to an exciting start. Here’s a quick...

Nominate a Young Hero for Extraordinary Community Service

GenerationOn

Hasbro Children’s Fund and generationOn will celebrate ten young people between the ages of 5-18 for their extraordinary community service and volunteer activities at a special recognition...

Application open for The Summer Program for Underrepresented Students at Columbia University

Columbia University Medical Center

The Summer Program for Underrepresented Students, a biomedical research program at Columbia University Medical Center, is accepting applications for the 2015 summer session. The annual internship...

Application open for 2015 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Agricultural Sciences

Penn State University

(PGSAS). This no-cost program provides high school juniors with the opportunity to live on campus at Penn State University (University Park campus) and participate in an intensive study of the...

City Council Hearing on Earned Sick Days

PathWays PA

Thank you for your support for earned sick days in Philadelphia. We need your support now, more than ever, to ensure City Council sees the overwhelming support for earned sick time. Please help us by...

Temple in Jamica: INTERNATIONAL SERVICE LEARNING IN JAMAICA

Temple University

(May 13-June 20) EARN 6 CREDITS, UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE EXPERIENCE A MORE ‘REAL’ JAMAICA (IT’S MORE THAN BEACH AND SUN) We’ll study issues faced by Third World countries in the context...

Free education at PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center

PA CareerLink® Bucks County Youth Center

Attention Out-of-School Youth! The Youth Center is recruiting now for 16-21 year olds who are in a limited income households, a High School graduate or dropout, parenting a child, foster child,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive director, part-time: Stories to Grow By

Stories to Grow By

Stories to Grow By, Inc. (STGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in process, is a provider of digital story content for parents, teachers, storytellers, and story lovers everywhere. The...

Grant Opportunities

Funding for School Salad Bars

Chef Ann Foundation

What is Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools? Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) launched in 2010 with the mission of donating salad bars to schools so that every child has daily access to...

Compassionate Impact Grant Program: Nonprofit Capacity-Building

foundation Beyond Belief

Compassionate Impact Grant Program Supports Nonprofit Capacity-Building The Foundation Beyond Belief was established to demonstrate humanism at its best by supporting efforts to improve this world...

In-Service Training Grants for Pre-K-5 Math Teachers

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM School Invites Applications for In-Service Training Grants for Pre-K-5 Math Teachers DEADLINE: MAY 4, 2015 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its 2015...

Generous U Competition

Brandeis University

Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy Accepting Entries for Generous U Competition The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University is accepting entries...

New Jersey Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder grants

New Jersey American Water

NJ American Water Announces Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder Grant Guidelines New Jersey American Water has announced 2015 guidelines for its grant program for volunteer fire departments...

Service Year + Higher Ed Challenge

Corporation for National and Community Service

Service learning shows that service tied to education outcomes is a powerful way to motivate students, help them apply what they have learned, and gain the experience, skills, and connections they...

Grant for kids and teens changing their communities through kindness

GenerationOn

Calling all Peace Makers! Apply for a $500 grant to support kids and teens ages 5-18 in changing their communities through kindness! Honoring the memory of Martin Richard, the eight-year-old 2013...

ArtPlace America Issues RFP for One-Time Community Development Initiative

ArtPlace America

ArtPlace America is accepting applications to its new Community Development Investments program from place-based nonprofit organizations with a primary mission of community planning and development ....

American Psychological Foundation Issues RFP for Research on Gifted, Talented Youth

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Psychological Association, has issued a Request for Proposals for the 2015 Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants program. Established...

Compassionate Impact Grant Program Supports Nonprofit Capacity-Building

foundation Beyond Belief

The Foundation Beyond Belief was established to demonstrate humanism at its best by supporting efforts to improve this world and this life, and to challenge humanists to embody the highest principles...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2015 Michigan Farmers Market Conference

Michigan Farmers Markets Association

Register Now for the 2015 Michigan Farmers Market Conference The Michigan Farmers Markets Association (MIFMA) is hosting the Michigan Farmers Market Conference on March 10 and 11, 2015 at the Plant...

National Afterschool Alliance Annual Convention

National Afterschool Alliance

March 8-11, 2015 Washington, DC Passionate Professionals. Afterschool professionals are the most passionate people we know – and we’re committed to helping you grow. Convention offers...

Call for Abstracts: Healthy Aging Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Promotion will host a Healthy Aging Summit on July 27 and 28, 2015. They are looking for abstracts that focus on the...

Call for Abstracts: Creativity & Innovation in Nutrition Education

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior

The Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) is holding their Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on July 25 – 28, 2015 focusing on “Creativity & Innovation in Nutrition...

Rooting DC Urban Agriculture Conference

Rooting DC

It’s that time of year again – ready your green thumbs and register for Rooting DC 2015! Where: Wilson High School, Washington, DC When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9am-4pm Check out...

Call for articles for new Journal of Research in STEM Education (J-STEM)

J-STEM

Innovation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) play an essential role in creating new economies, increasing competition in the global market, and improving the quality of life....

PA Nutrition Education Network 2015 Conference, Piecing it All Together, Registration is Now Open

PA Nutrition Education Network

What qualifies as a “bad” diet—the kind that leads to obesity and connected diseases? Why are of Pennsylvania households food insecure and struggling to attain adequate nutrition? Nutrition...

National Partnership for Educational Access Conference

National Partnership for Educational Access

Improving Outcomes: 360° Perspectives on Educational Access April 16 – 17, 2015 Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Featuring 40 workshops, three keynotes, two...

CWI’s 2015 Summer Institutes on Place, Service, and Sustainability in Burlington, Vermont and Los Angeles, California

Community Works Institute

CWI’s Summer EAST Institute: Join with colleagues from across North America and beyond, working to embrace place, service-learning and sustainability within their teaching practice. Exemplary...

Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Registration is now open for the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education (March 11-13, in Little Rock, Arkansas). Events include: ·Pre-conference...

Partnerships Classifieds

College student bloggers needed, Be Well Philly

Philadelphia magazine

Be Well Philly is on the hunt for talented, fitness-loving interns for the spring and summer terms. We’re a small shop over here in Be Well land, so our interns have the opportunity to write for...

Walk+Run Against Hunger

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

SAVE THE DATE: WALK+RUN AGAINST HUNGER Event Date: April 11, 2015 (All day) Location Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA Join the Greater Philadelphia...


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