The week of

May 11, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Focus Group on Public Assistance

Drexel University

You’re invited to join us for a Focus Group May 20, 2015 2pm-4pm We provide refreshments and $50 cash We need your help to design a new program for those getting public assistance. We will have a...

IRS: Help For Charities: Exempt Organizations

Free Library of Philadelphia

IRS | Help For Charities: Exempt Organizations Friday, May 29 | 3:00 to 4:00 | Rooms 405-406 Join us at Parkway Central Library for a recorded IRS webinar. Learn about Section 501(c)(3) exempt...

Introduction to the Foundation Directory Online

Free Library of Philadelphia

Introduction to the Foundation Directory Online Thursday, May 14 | 9:30 to 11:00 | Tech Lab Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research...

Investigating the School to Prison Pipeline

Repair the World

Thursday, May 28 – Go Directly to Jail, Do Not Pass, Do Not Collect Your Diploma: Investigating the School to Prison Pipeline 6 – 8 pm Repair the World Workshop, 4029 Market St Our...

Conference on the State of Education in Pennsylvania

NAACP

CONFERENCE ON THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN PENNSYLVANIA A CALL FOR ADEQUATE AND EQUITABLE SCHOOL FUNDING Sponsored by Coatesville and Media Area NAACPs 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 MARCUS...

School District of Philadelphia Budget Meetings

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

The School District of Philadelphia, in partnership with local organizations, will host community budget meetings. District officials will share information about budget projections and request input...

Malaria in the Classroom: from life cycle to hands on bioinformatics

University of Pennsylvania

Malaria in the Classroom: from life cycle to hands on bioinformatics The goal of this free Genomics for Teachers workshop is to share activities that can be used in the classroom. In this workshop...

Building a Successful Marketing Program

La Salle University

Every day, nonprofits face challenges that come from an ever-increasing number of organizations, creating greater competition for attention and for shrinking dollars. Marketing is key to...

Guide to Finding & Getting Grants

La Salle University

Get a jump on the grant submission season with this class that takes you through all the steps you need to be able to craft a targeted grant proposal. In addition, discussion will include funding...

Build A Better Business Workshop

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Build A Better Business Workshop Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 6 – 8 PM 222B Race St., Philadelphia, PA Come see how other businesses are ‘measuring what matters’ and learn how you can Build a...

Introduction to the WELL Building Standard

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Lunch-and-Learn Webinar “Introduction to the WELL Building Standard” Thursday, May 14, 2015 – 12:30 – 1:30 PM The Introduction to the WELL Building Standard presentation...

Outdoor Sustainability Fair

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

West Laurel Hill and SBN present: An Outdoor Sustainability Fair Saturday, June 6, 2015, 1 – 4 PM Nature’s Sanctuary 215 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA Join West Laurel Hill and the...

Effective Communications to Build Relationships, Engagement and Understanding

La Salle University

There’s a good reason why employers rate strong communications skills as the most fundamental skills their employees must have. Conversely, poor communications skills are among the primary...

Best Practices in Effective Board Governance

La Salle University

Get Your Board on Board this Summer If you have new board members, or if you’re gearing up for new initiatives in the fall, now is the perfect time to build consensus to ensure that your board...

New Resources

Report: Community Schools in Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Council

More than a million students in 3,000 schools across the nation attend schools that offer students and families access to a variety of social and health care services on-site, and common sense tells...

Providing Healthy Futures for Former Foster Youth

Juvenile Law Center

Effective since January, 2014, a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) made former foster youth eligible for Medicaid coverage until age 26, regardless of their income, as long as they were in...

Film Glen’s Village available online

Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Watch ‘Glen’s Village,’ a film about childhood trauma, in its entirety The Notebook, in collaboration with 5th Borough Films, has produced a 30-minute documentary about the challenging path...

State of the Pay for Success Field: Opportunities, Trends and Recommendations

Corporation for National and Community Service

At the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Social Innovation Fund addresses our most pressing social problems by finding effective solutions and mobilizing private resources to help...

New Report: Sustaining the Career Advancement Academies

Equal Measure

Career Advancement Academies (CAAs) target under-prepared California young adults (ages 18-30), whose low basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics shut them out of high-wage jobs, and help...

Principles for Redesigning State Financial Aid

Education Commission of the States

States award more than $11 billion in financial aid annually, and redesigning state aid programs could better address changing student demographics, emerging educational delivery models, and shifting...

Miscellaneous

Escalante-Gradillas $20,000 Prize for Best in Education

TheBestSchools.org

Deadline: June 1, 2015 Nominate your favorite principal or administrator today! This $10,000 award seeks to recognize the outstanding achievements of a K-12 administrator (whose main job is other...

Eli Segal Fellowship for AmeriCorps Alums

Corporation for National and Community Service

Eli Segal Fellowship The Eli Segal Fellowship is a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship for one AmeriCorps alum. This fellowship provides emerging leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Grants Specialist, American Red Cross

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is currently seeking a Grants Specialist to work in our Philadelphia, PA, location, covering our entire Eastern PA Region. Job Summary: For the Eastern PA Region, the Grants...

Assistant Director for Student Leadership Development, Lehigh University

Lehigh University

The Assistant Director for Student Leadership Development works in conjunction with the Assistant Dean for Student Leadership Development providing campus-wide leadership services, programs and...

Assistant Director, Community Service, Lehigh University

Lehigh University

The Assistant Director for Community Service works in conjunction with the Director for Community Service in coordinating volunteer opportunities for the Lehigh community. This person is responsible...

Physical Education Teacher, Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School

Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School

“Giving meaning to the lives of our children in the present while preparing them to become active citizens in a democratic society . . .” – Grace Lee Boggs The Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures...

Senior Consultant, Equal Measure

Equal Measure

We are writing to let you know that Equal Measure is seeking to hire a Senior Consultant. We invite you to share this announcement with your colleagues and any lists you manage. This is a full-time...

Playworks Corps Member, Playworks

Playworks

Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s physical and emotional health. Playworks currently serves more than 900 schools in 23 cities, and...

Early Head Start Director, Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition

Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities....

Loan Officer, Entrepreneur Works

Entrepreneur Works

THE ORGANIZATION: Entrepreneur Works Fund is a non-profit, certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) focused on growing small businesses and creating jobs in the Philadelphia...

Grant Opportunities

Reproductive Health Programs

Lalor Foundation

Lalor Foundation Accepting Applications for Reproductive Health Programs The Lalor Foundation is accepting applications from programs designed to educate young women about human reproduction in order...

Dental Lifeline Network Grant

Dental Trade Alliance Foundation

DTA Foundation Invites Applications for Dental Lifeline Network Grant The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $ million to more than sixty innovative projects since...

Oral Health Grants Program

Dentral Trade Alliance Foundation

DTA Foundation Seeks Applications for 2015 Oral Health Grants Program The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation has awarded more than $ million in grants to more than sixty innovative projects since the...

Equity in Middle School Mathematics Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Invites Applications for Equity in Middle School Mathematics Grants The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its Equity in Mathematics Grants program for...

Kids in the Game

Kids in the Game

Deadline: June 1, 2015 Jumpstart more movement at your elementary school with the GO! Grant. This opportunity supports more minutes on the move before, during, and after school through funds and gear...

Farm to School Grants

National Farm to School Network

We’re bringing a wave of Seed Change to states poised for significant farm to school growth. Starting with Kentucky, Louisiana and Pennsylvania, this new initiative will jump start programs to...

Assets for Independence

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Office of Community Services (OCS) will be accepting applications for grants to administer projects for the Assets for Independence (AFI)...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Engage for Change Conference: Food Access

Siena College

Engage for Change Conference May 19th, 9 AM – 7:30 PM Siena College Albany, NY Siena College in Albany NY is pleased to host the Engage for Change Conference on May 19th. This year we are...

Critical Components: Mastering the College Admission Process

National Association for College Admissions Counseling

May 26-29 Austin, TX What is Critical Components? Critical Components is an interactive conference designed for the ever-evolving terrain of college admission counseling. Leaders in the field equip...


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