The week of

February 23, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 University Partners Mtg: Immigrant and Refugee Students

PHENND

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Wednesday, March 25th from 3:30-5:00 PM at 440 North Broad Street. This meeting will address issues facing recent immigrant and refugee students and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fair Funding Forum for Public Education

Internal Revenue Service

Lehigh Valley Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa invites you to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day When: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Where: DeSales University Center, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA Time:...

Small Games of Chance and Other Fundraising Legal Requirements

Resources for Human Development

Small Games of Chance and Other Fundraising Legal Requirements Workshop Want to host a regular BINGO night to raise money for your organization? Maybe have a Casino Night as your organization’s...

Spring Into Scrabble

After School Activities Partnerships

Mark Your Calendars for Spring Into Scrabble! After School Activities Partnerships’ Spring into Scrabble event will be at the Parkway Central location of the Free Library of Philadelphia from 12-3...

Law and Society Week

Community College of Philadelphia

The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society at Community College of Philadelphia offers its 16th Annual Law and Society Week featuring numerous seminars and lectures and over 17 hours of CLE...

Philly Barristers 2nd Annual Education Forum

Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia

Philly Barristers 2nd Annual Education Forum Saturday, February 28, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM Imhotep Charter School 2101 N. 21st Street Philadelphia, PA 19138 Interested in learning more about what lawyers...

Fresh Food: A Prescription for a Healthier America

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

I want to invite you to join St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children for our 2015 FreshRx Symposium, which will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Union League in Philadelphia. This...

Live Your Truth, Be Your Own Champion

Saint Joseph's University

Women are a distinct, yet diverse cohort. Despite the diversity among us, we have similar experiences in our personal and professional lives. The messages we receive about what our role should be,...

Motivos Winter Edition Launch Reception

Motivos Magazine

You are invited to the following event: Motivos Winter Edition Launch Reception Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, February 27, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)...

New Year New You

Young Involved Philadelphia

Join Young Involved Philadelphia and developmental coach Justine Haemmerli of Pedalogical for lunch and an insightful workshop on personal engagement and service. This event will provide participants...

Strategic Planning & Creative Thinking Workshop

Vision Driven Consulting

Join Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Consulting) and other AmeriCorps, Year of Service members, and new professionals to learn about Strategic Planning & Creative Thinking on Tuesday, March 10th,...

Group Facilitation Workshop

Institute for Family Professionals

Institute for Family Professionals (IFP) is a research-based, trauma-comprehensive professional development organization. Since 2003, we’ve been bringing on-going, relevant topics to individuals...

12th Annual Women & Influence Conference: Immigration

Women's Way

Women and Influence Conference focuses on immigration The 12th Annual Women & Influence Conference, sponsored by Women’s Way, will convene on the theme of Women, Families and Immigration on...

Discussion: Good to Great and the Social Sectors

Delaware Association of Non-Profits

Discussion forums set on ‘Good to Great’ books Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Good to Great and the Social Sectors, will be coming to the region in June to deliver a lecture in...

Teen Pregnancy: What’s Happening in Your Community

Delaware County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition

Delco event reports on teen pregnancy in county A networking event and morning of discussion about the rates, trends and profile of teen pregnancy in Delaware County, Teen Pregnancy: What’s...

Call for Posters: Aging with Financial Security

University of Pennsylvania

Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat with Poster Session on Aging The Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat with Poster Session on Aging was named in memory of the founding Chair of the Institute on Aging (IOA)...

Marketing Healthy: Role of Perceptions in Consumer Choice

University of Pennsylvania

Marketing Magic, Creating Fruit and Veggie Passion, and the Role of Perceptions in Consumer Choice Todd B. Putman, is the Chief Commercial Officer of Bolthouse Farms, the premiere grower/producer of...

Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators Conference

Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators

2015 PAEE Annual Conference March 13th – 15th 2015 Lake Raystown Resort, Conference Center 3101 Chipmunk Crossing, Entriken, PA 16638 Thursday March 12th: Preconference all day workshops...

Step Into College Conference

Steppingstone Scholars

Step Into College Conference 2015 Sponsored by: School District of Philadelphia, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, Steppingstone Scholars, and University of the Sciences Saturday, March 7, 2015...

Managing Adult Learners

University of Pennsylvania

Winter/Spring 2015 OSTRC Academy: February Session The Academy is back and is now available exclusively for staff within the DHS OST Network. See what’s happening at the next session(s):...

Tri-State Sustaimability Symposium

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Friday, March 6, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Temple University Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 200 1755 N. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA Now in its fifth year, this day-long symposium brings...

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center

Women's Opportunities Resource Center

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is actively recruiting Refugees/Asylees between now and the first week of March to provide them with business development assistance and access to...

Good Economy Candidate Forum

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

The Good Economy Candidate Forum Saturday, April 25, 2015 Temple University Fox School of Business Alter Hall Auditorium 1801 Liacouras Walk Philadelphia, PA 19122 Once every four years, the voters...

New Resources

Profiles of Community Arts and Literacy Organizations in the City of Brotherly Love

West Chester University

New publication from the Youth Empowerment and Urban Studies Program at West Chester University: Words Are Your Roots: Profiles of Community Arts and Literacy Organizations in the City of Brotherly...

New Website: Keep Kids Safe PA

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Child abuse, neglect prevention website launched A new website, Keep Kids Safe PA, provides direct access to the information needed to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. The website is...

Updated Standards for Excellence for Nonprofits

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

PANO updates Standards for Excellence The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations has released the version of the Standards for Excellence Code and 11 new Educational Resource Bulletins...

New Website: Deans for Impact

Deans for Impact

Deans for Impact is a national organization composed of leaders of colleges of education and other programs who are working together to improve student learning and other outcomes. The education...

Violence Intervention at Early Childhood

Hechinger Report

How to help preschoolers who witness violence and trauma A large and complex issue is present in many early childhood centers that serve children impacted by violence and poverty, writes Margaret...

National School Funding Report

U.S. Department of Education

The National Center for Education Statistics on Thursday released its latest data on how much money states are investing in public school students. NCES, an arm of the Department of Education, looked...

Report: Using Regionally Grown Grains and Pulses in School Meals

Institute for Agriculture and Food Policy

New school meal standards set by the federal Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act have been getting a lot of press lately. To provide healthier meals, the bill upped requirements for servings of whole grains...

How Immigrant Small Businesses Help Local Economies Grow

Fiscal Policy Institute

New Report Spotlights Powerful Economic Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fiscal Policy Institute & Americas Society/Council of the Americas Report Highlights Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and...

Kids & Family Reading Report

Scholastic

A Letter from the CEO of Scholastic I am pleased to share with you the fifth edition of the Kids & Family Reading Report™ — a biannual survey of attitudes of children and parents toward...

Miscellaneous

Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology

Flourishing Center

Calling all change-makers looking to amplify their life and work: There’s a course starting in Phildelphia next month on the science of success, wellbeing and happiness. It’s called...

Digital Storytelling in Higher Education

Campus Compact of the Mountain West

Please join Campus Compact of the Mountain West on February 27th from 1-3pm MST to hear from college and university faculty and staff in Colorado on their use of digital storytelling to meet the...

Franklin Project Ambassadors Program

Franklin Project

The Franklin Project Ambassadors Program: In 2016, the Franklin Project and its partners will be collaborating on a Service Year Campaign to inspire Americans from across the country to get behind...

Mantis: Awards for Community and Youth Gardens

National Gardening Association

Each year, Mantis presents the Mantis Awards for Community and Youth Gardens to charitable and educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life in their host communities. Maximum award: a...

Global Youth Service Day Community Partner application

Youth Service America

The countdown is on: it’s just 76 days until Global Youth Service Day 2015! YSA invites your organization to join a global coalition that will collectively organize GYSD on April 17-19, 2015....

Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service

SERVE Philadelphia

3rd Annual City of Philadelphia ~ Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service Established February 2013 by Mayor Michael A. Nutter Nominations Due: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 5...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer Writing Instructors, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures’ mission is to provide low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. A...

Program Specialist, Peggy Browning Fund

Peggy Browning Fund

Full-time position available for a productive individual who wants to be part of a small but growing not-for-profit organization. Based in Center City Philadelphia, the Peggy Browning Fund is a...

Volunteer Management Strategist, Philadelphia Academies

Philadelphia Academies

Reports to: Director of Business and Community Relations Primary Objective: Assist the Academy Specialist and teachers with identifying business partners/ volunteers to develop experiential learning...

Program Manager – Bucks County Area, ResCare

ResCare

DESCRIPTION RESCARE Job Description Form Job Title: Program Manager – Bucks County Area GENERAL SUMMARY Manages successful implementation of a welfare and workforce services contract assuring that...

Civic Education Project

Civic Education Project

The Civic Education Project at Northwestern University has a position opening facilitating a service-learning program for high school students from across the country. Staff facilitate a weeklong...

Franklin Project Ambassadors Program

Franklin Program

We hope your 2015 is off to a great start. We wanted to provide an update on the Franklin Project and thank you for your continued support. The Franklin Project Ambassadors Program: In 2016, the...

Support Staff, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is looking to hire passionate and experienced individuals for our after-school program. Description of duties is as follows: Support Staff: Work Monday through Friday, 2...

Grant Opportunities

2015 Global Prize for Transformative Social Justice Leadership

Kalamazoo College

2015 Global Prize for Transformative Social Justice Leadership Challenging Structural Inequality & Centering the Voices of Those Most Impacted The Kalamazoo College Global Prize awards $25,000 to...

Drexel University Community Partner Grant Application

Drexel University

Greetings Community Partners and Friends! Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement has released the 2015 application for the Community Partner Mini Grant. This is an exciting...

World of Difference Grants

Cigna Foundation

Cigna offers grants for health and wellness projects The Cigna Foundation is now accepting applications for its World of Difference Grants that support nonprofits working in the health and wellness...

The WISE Prize for Education

Qatar Foundation

The WISE Prize for Education recognizes an individual or a team of up to six people for an outstanding contribution to education. The achievements of the nominated individual or team should have had...

PECO Green Region Grants

Natural Lands Trust

Natural Lands Trust | PECO Green Region Grants Apply by March 27, 2015 The PECO Green Region Open Space Program offers grants of up to $10,000 to Philadelphia nonprofit organizations and Southeast PA...

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Innovation & Impact Microgrant

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful | Innovation & Impact Microgrant Apply by March 1 Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is offering three microgrants—two for $1,000 and one for $500—to community based...

Merchants Fund Business Stabilization Grants

Merchants Fund

The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. Our Mission is to provide financial assistance to current...

Innovations in Reading Prize

National Book Foundation

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for Seventh Annual Innovations in Reading Prize Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have developed...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2015 Assessment Institute

IUPUI

CALL FOR PROPOSALS I would like to extend to you and your colleagues an invitation to join us for the 2015 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 25 – 27, 2015. Please consider submitting...

Call for Proposals: National College Access Network

National College Access Network

NOW OPEN: 2015 NCAN Conference Call for Proposals The National College Access Network (NCAN) invites you to submit a proposal to present at its national conference that will take place September...

Call for Proposals: Technology and Adult Education Conference

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ConnectED Learning The 27th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference Friday, May 8, 2015 at Temple University The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, in collaboration with...

Future of Food and Nutrition

Tufts University

The Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Research Conference Saturday, April 11, 2015 The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University Registration is now open for the...

Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

University of South Florida

28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health March 22-25, 2015 Tempa, FL Amazing Lineup of Plenary Speakers for the 28th Annual Research &...

Partnerships Classifieds

Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Registration opens for 2015 hunger walk Registration is now open for the Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger. The event will begin at 8 on Saturday, April 11 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art....

Readers, hosts sought for PA One Book campaign

Pennsylvania One Book

The 2015 PA One Book, Every Young Child campaign is seeking guest readers and host sites for the April PA One Book readings. The campaign is Pennsylvania’s collaborative project using the...


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