The week of

July 20, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Innovation through Collaboration and Partnerships

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Hold the Date Innovation through Collaboration and Partnerships: A Look at How Working Together through Collaboration and Partnerships Can Drive Innovation and Sustainability in the Nonprofit and...

School Partnerships Resource Fair

School District of Philadelphia

Opportunity for Partners: School Partnerships Resource Fair The Office of Strategic Partnerships is hosting a Partner Fair for principals on August 7. Participating partners will have the...

Declare! 2015 Youth Skill Share and Youth Growers’ Market

University of Pennsylvania

We’d love for you to be part of Declare! 2015, a Youth Skill Share and 5th Annual Youth Growers’ Market on July 31st from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Eakins Oval. Join the Agatston Urban...

Peace Day Philly

Parkway Northwest Peace and Social Justice High School

the PARKWAY NORTHWEST Peace and Social Justice High School International Day of Peace September 21, 2015 Peace Day Philly Join us as we March for Peace! Students & teachers along with parents...

Vacant Land 215

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Questions about legal land access and community gardening? Join us for Vacant Land 215 workshop this Thursday, July 23rd from 5:30-8pm at the Community College of Philadelphia’s Northwest...

Film Screening: Women Are Heroes

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Get your tickets TODAY for a FREE screening of Women Are Heroes, a film by world-renowned artist JR. Next Thursday, July 23, we’re hosting a one-night-only screening of JR’s Women Are...

Inspire. Incite. Innovate: Strengthening College Counseling and Advising

Temple University

Save the Date November 12, 2015 12:30 – 4:00 The College of Education at Temple University is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Regional Symposium titled, Inspire. Incite. Innovate:...

PECO Green Roof Tour

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PECO Green Roof Tour 2301 Market Street Philadelphia, PA Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS,...

FREE Trauma-informed+ Courses

Institute for Family Professionals

FREE Trauma-informed+ Courses Institute for Family Professionals (IFP) One Penn Center, Ste. 1705 Philadelphia, PA 19103 These courses are offered for FREE through United Way of Greater Philadelphia...

New Resources

Six policies to improve social mobility

Brookings Institutuion

Place Matters in Opportunity and Social Mobility A new blog post by Brookings Institution senior fellow Richard Reeves compiles experts’ policy recommendations in response to recent research...

Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

National Academies Press

How we produce and consume food has a bigger impact on Americans’ well-being than any other human activity. The food industry is the largest sector of our economy; food touches everything from...

Cost Effectiveness of Childhood Obesity Interventions

Harvard University

Summary: Cost Effectiveness of Childhood Obesity Interventions – Evidence and Methods for CHOICES A published CHOICES overview paper discusses the rigorous methods behind four preventive childhood...

What U.S. Cities Have Discovered About Building Afterschool Systems

Wallace Foundation

What Cities Have Learned About Building and Sustaining Afterschool Efforts More than a decade after a handful of cities pioneered efforts to enroll more low-income children in high-quality...

New Report: The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Georgetown University

Documenting the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline A new report from the Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, and Ms. Foundation for Women documents the...

Still at Risk: U.S. Children 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Save the Children

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Children often suffered the most. It soon became clear: emergency planning did not account for children’s unique needs. A decade...

Insider Guide to Philadelphia

Campus Philly

Insider Guide to Philadelphia Campus Philly’s 50+ page guide to Philadelphia is republished annually to highlight the best of Philadelphia neighborhoods, Campus Philly’s Open Arts and...

Condition of College & Career Readiness 2014: Hispanic Students

ACT

Many Hispanic students lag behind their peers in college readiness, although they aspire to attend college at similar rates, according to a new report released today by ACT and Excelencia in...

Simplifying the Federal Financial Aid Process

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Gates Foundation Recommendation for FAFSA Simplification The Gates Foundation newly released report – “Better for Students: Simplifying the Federal Financial Aid Process” has common sense...

Transfer & Mobility: A National View of Student Movement in Postsecondary Institutions

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

NSC Report Consider Transfer and Mobility A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center examines postsecondary transfer and mobility patterns. The report finds that of the...

Miscellaneous

Youth Action’s Inspiring Leaders Program

Philadelphia Youth Action

Dear Parent/Guardian, Are you searching for a program that will distinguish your child and make them attractive to college admission officers? Do you want them to engage in productive work that will...

Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

National Center for Homeless Education

In this webinar, NCHE staff will review the main points of the McKinney-Vento Act referring to the education of unaccompanied students experiencing homelessness. Presenters will also highlight...

Learning From Failure: How to Reboot and Learn from Operational Bloopers

College & University Recycling Coalition

With 20/20 hindsight we can learn a lot from program misfires to get it right on the next go round. From recycling bins that gather more trash than cans and bottles to collection trucks that don’t...

Become an approved vendor for the DNC

Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention is seeking vendors from a variety of specialties that will help make the 2016 Democratic National Convention the most...

Adventures of the Mind Achievement & Leadership Mentoring Camp

Student Achievement & Advocacy Services

Welcome to Adventures of the Mind Achievement & Leadership Mentoring Camp! Our mission is to engage excellence – beginning with the all-star faculty of Mentors and your fellow campers – and...

Funding Education Beyond High School

U.S. Department of Education

Webinar: The Department of Education presents its annual National Training for Counselors and Mentors on Funding Education Beyond High School on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 1:30-3 Eastern. Topics...

Get Ready for #GivingTuesday

Network for Good

Nonprofit 911 Get Ready for #GivingTuesday Tuesday July 21, 2015 at 1pm EDT #GivingTuesday can help kick off your year-end fundraising campaign and attract more donors (and dollars) for your mission....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations Manager, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia is seeking an Operations Manager to coordinate the details of safe and healthy home repair projects for low-income homeowners, including managing volunteers,...

Programs Associate, Fleisher Art Memorial

Fleisher Art Memorial

About Fleisher The Fleisher Art Memorial is the nation’s oldest tuition-free art school. In addition to its roster of free classes, Fleisher offers tuition bearing workshops, operates a year-round...

Director of Capital and Growth, B Lab

B Lab

B Lab is a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Our vision is that one day all businesses will compete not only to be best in the world,...

Fellows, 12+

12+

Fellow, 12 PLUS (12+) We’re expanding our Fellows Initiative and searching for additional Fellows! What do you hope to do in one year? What if you could inspire seniors to go to college,...

Interim Teen Lounge Coordinator, Fleisher Art Memorial

Fleisher Art Memorial

Organization: Fleisher Art Memorial Title: Interim Teen Lounge Coordinator Position Classification: Part Time Wage Classification: Non-Exempt Reports to: Manager of Children and Youth Programs About...

Grant Opportunities

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grants

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

NEW-Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grants invite farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, nonprofits, students, and communities to work towards a more sustainable community. Available...

September 11th National Day of Service & Remembrance

Youth Service America

Grants for Disaster Prep Activities on September 11th National Day of Service & Remembrance In partnership with Save the Children, a global leader in disaster preparation and relief, YSA will...

Oral Health Programs for Underserved Populations (NJ)

Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation

Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of New Jersey, works to promote and assist educational projects devoted to the enhancement of dental health, as well as...

Conservation Projects

Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor businesses that seeks to protect threatened wild places in North America for their habitat and recreational values. As a group of outdoor industry...

Environmental Education Projects

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree advances environmental literacy and promotes stewardship through excellence in environmental education, professional development, and curriculum resources that use trees and...

Community Grant Program

Walmart Foundation

The Walmart Foundation is accepting applications through its Community Grant Program. Through the annual program, grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to local nonprofit organization serving...

Social Justice Programs

Public Welfare Foundation

The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need. To that end, the foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for projects in its focus areas of...

Health Care Innovations

AstraZeneca

Call for Applications AstraZeneca is accepting online applications for its Contributions program, through July 31 at 5 pm. They will be awarding a limited number of single-year charitable...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Save-the-Date: University-Assisted Community Schools

University of Pennsylvania

Ira Harkavy and the staff of the Netter Center are pleased to invite you to participate in our conference on “University-Assisted Community Schools: Advancing the model nationally and...

Equity Summit 2015

PolicyLink

Equity Summit 2015 All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity October 27-29, 2015 Los Angeles Join thousands of committed, dynamic, diverse, and passionate leaders determined to craft and fortify...

Educators Conference and Cultural Experience in Mexico

Global Education Motivators

Join Global Education Motivators and participants from around the world in Mexico City this November for an Educators Conference and cultural experience. The trip will run November 1-7, 2015....

Partnerships Classifieds

Become a Facilitator for the Inspiring Leaders Program

Philadelphia Youth Action

Become a Facilitator for the Inspiring Leaders Program! Philadelphia Youth Action is now accepting applications to become a facilitator for its Inspiring Leaders Program. Join today to become part of...


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