The week of

August 10, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free SAT Prep

Free Library of Philadelphia

FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE PREP has teamed up with PHILLYGOES2COLLEGE to offer FREE workshops to help you excel at the SAT exam! Register now! Saturdays, September 5th—September 29th...

Leaders of Change: College Bridge Symposium

University of Pennsylvania

Leaders of Change: College Bridge Symposium Featuring College-Going High School Graduates from William L. Sayre and West Philadelphia High Schools University of Pennsylvania, McNeil Building (3718...

For teachers: Biology professional development

University of Pennsylvania

We hope you will save the dates for our two free PD sessions at the University of Pennsylvania Biology Department this coming fall. On Saturday, September 19, 9-12 AM, our PD will include: · How do...

For teachers: Special Education Programs Preview Day

University of Pennsylvania

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015 – 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM WHO: All School District of Philadelphia 4th-12th grade Autistic Support, Life Skills Support, and Multiple Disability Support teachers...

For teachers: Unpacking the Past Preview Day

University of Pennsylvania

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM WHO: All middle school teachers from Philadelphia public and Title I charter schools WHAT: Unpacking the Past is a FREE program that connects middle...

Area Conference on Science Education

National Science Teachers Association

“One of the best conferences available to educators!!” NSTA is coming to Philadelphia with a JAM packed schedule – sessions, workshops, featured speakers, freebies, ideas for lesson...

DesignPhiladelphia | SHIFT EVERTHING

Philadelphia Center for Architecture

DesignPhiladelphia | SHIFT EVERTHING October 8-16, 2015 This year’s DesignPhiladelphia theme is inspired by the rapid changes in Philadelphia’s skyline and urban landscape. The Collaborative...

Back to School fundraiser

Pennsylvania Early Learning Academy

Back to school time can be joyous for most and a financial struggle for others. We are throwing a fundraiser for the community and giving away free resources, back to school starter kits and book...

Play: You Better Ask Somebody

Q Spot Productions

In collaboration with Put Ur Play On Productions and Q Spot Productions, we present the stage play, “You Better Ask Somebody.” 2 shows only, August 28th and 29th, 8pm at the CEC Community...

Epidemics and Endemics: Messages from the Past, Lessons for Tomorrow

University of Pennsylvania

Date: September 10, 2015 Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: College of Physicians & Mütter Museum, 19 S 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 What Can History Show Us About Epidemics? This...

Mental Health 101 for Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Wednesday, September 9, 2015; 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Location: 801 Market Street, Room 1154B The Philadelphia Department of Public Health offers ongoing professional development for those serving...

Center for Public Health Initiatives Seminar Series

University of Pennsylvania

The 2015-2016 Seminar Series is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for these upcoming Fall events. 2015-2016 Seminar Series Kickoff Event: Voices of Health Art Exhibit Join us for an...

New Resources

2015 Kids Count Data Book

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published the 2015 edition of its Kids Count Data Book. The report is an annual publication that assesses child well-being across the 50 states, as well as in the...

Nonprofit Votes Count

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way, others launch campaign to register nonprofit voters Nonprofit Votes Count is a nonpartisan, national campaign to encourage every eligible nonprofit staff member or volunteer to register...

How Unemployment Insurance Rules Fail Workers with Volatile Schedules

National Employment Law Project

OUT OF SYNC: HOW UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RULES FAIL WORKERS WITH VOLATILE JOB SCHEDULES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Millions of Americans are employed in jobs with volatile schedules that fluctuate weekly, both...

Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for youth

Youth Service America

In partnership with Save the Children, a global leader in disaster preparation and relief, Youth Service America is calling on youth leaders to help their communities be prepared to stand strong...

New Reverse Transfer System Facilitates the Awarding of Associate Degrees

National Student Clearinghouse

Last week the National Student Clearinghouse announced its new Reverse Transfer service which allows the transfer of credits earned from a four-year institution back to a two-year institution from...

Miscellaneous

Philly Girls Fund

Women's Way

Women’s Way announces new Philly Girls Fund The Philly Girls Fund is a new program of Women’s Way that invites teen girls from Philadelphia public and charter high schools to participate in a...

PA Budget Impasse Survey for Local Nonprofits

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

As state budget discussions continue in Pennsylvania, nonprofits in our region could potentially face lasting effects on their daily operations. While payments for support services such as Medicaid,...

Businesses sought, Procurement Supplier Diversity Development Initiative

Drexel University

Join Drexel’s Procurement Supplier Diversity Development Initiative The initiative is designed to support Drexel University’s goal of being recognized as the “most civic minded institution...

College Access Mentoring: Preparing Your Students for Graduation and Beyond

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

College Access Mentoring: Preparing Your Students for Graduation and Beyond Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT As mentoring programs, we often wonder how to best use our limited...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Employment Coach, ACHIEVEability

ACHIEVEability

Do networking and making connections come natural to you? Will you find it fun and fulfilling to play matchmaker between jobs and potential employees? Then, join ACHIEVEability as an Employment...

Health Insurance Navigator

Health Federation of Philadelphia

To facilitate consumer enrollment in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through the Federal Marketplace and/or other health programs such as Medicaid and CHIP by providing fair, impartial, and accurate...

Development Associate, AIM Academy

AIM Academy

AIM Academy, a school for children who learn differently, is seeking a full time Development Associate. Since its launch in 2006, AIM has become one of the fastest growing private schools and teacher...

pt-time positions, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

Haverford College

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) at Haverford College, a small liberal arts college in Haverford, PA, is looking to fill two part-time staff positions for the coming academic year...

Policy and Advocacy Manager, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

The Sustainable Business Network is a membership organization for locally-owned businesses committed to using their businesses not just to generate profit, but to make positive impacts on people and...

Member Services Manager, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

The Sustainable Business Network is a membership organization for locally-owned businesses committed to using their businesses not just to generate profit, but to make positive impacts on people and...

Program Officer, Stoneleigh Foundation

Stoneleigh Foundation

The Stoneleigh Foundation is accepting applications for a new Program Officer position through August 31. We’re looking for someone with: · Significant substantive knowledge/expertise related to...

Event Assistant for Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll

Mt. Airy USA

Event Assistant for Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll Street Fare is an annual street food festival drawing thousands of Philadelphians to Germantown Avenue to enjoy food and drinks from over 50 mobile...

Grant Opportunities

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Grants

National Science Foundation

The AISL program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide...

Open Meadows Foundation Grants

Open Meadows Foundation

Open Meadows Foundation Grants Deadline: August 15, 2015 The Foundation offers grants up to $2,000 to projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable...

Start A Snowball Grants

Start a Snowball

Deadline: Rolling In order to help kids kick off their philanthropy efforts, Start a Snowball offers funding of up to $100 to act as “seed money” for projects taken on by individuals or...

Patient-Centered Healthcare Research

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

PCORI Invites LOIs for Patient-Centered Healthcare Research The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute helps people make informed healthcare decisions and improves healthcare delivery and...

Our Town Placemaking Grant Program

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA Invites Creative Placemaking Proposals for Our Town Grant Program The National Endowment for the Arts has published guidelines and the application for the next funding round of Our Town, the...

Business Development Grants, The Merchants Fund

The Merchants Fund

The next grant deadline for The Merchants Fund is Tuesday, September 15, 2015 (postmarked). Grants are competitive and there is no guarantee of funding. IMPORTANT: The first check off on the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Resourcing for Community Impact: From Tools to Transformation

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

PANO annual conference focuses on community impact The annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations in Harrisburg this year will focus on the theme, Resourcing for...

Scholarships to 2015 Young Farmers Conference

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Stone Barns Center is offering a limited number of farmer scholarships to the 2015 Young Farmers Conference. Scholarships cover the cost of conference registration, December 3-4; recipients are...

Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults

Institute of Medicine

The Institute of Medicine is holding a two-day workshop called, “Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults.” It’s sponsored by the AARP Foundation and will be held on October 28-29, 2015 in...

Call for Speakers: PA Nutrition Education Network Conference

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

PA NEN Annual Conference Call for Speakers While it may seem like we just wrapped up PA NEN’s 2015 conference, the planning committee has been hard at work. Now, they’re searching for...

Million Women Mentors Summit & Gala

STEMConnector

MWM Summit & Gala – September 21 Million Women Mentors (MWM) is excited to announce our upcoming Summit & Gala on September 21, 2015 to be held at the National Press Club in Washington,...

Pen to Paper Academic Writing Retreat for Engaged Scholars

Indiana Campus Compact

Pen to Paper is an academic writing retreat designed to provide time, space, and resources to help faculty, professional staff and graduate students working on (or planning for) journal manuscripts...

Call for Submissions: International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change

Columbia College

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change at: Is soliciting articles from students. The Journal is a wonderful vehicle to read the work students are...

Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service

Points of Light Foundation

October 19-21, 2015 in Houston, TX Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest convening of volunteer, national service and civic leaders in the world. The 2015...

Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity

Harvard University

Inaugural Forum on Population Health Equity September 10 – 11, 2015 Martin Conference Center, Harvard Longwood Medical Area The Event: featuring an international cast of speakers – macro-economic...

Call for Abstracts: Global Health Innovation Conference

Unite for Sight

Global Health Innovation Conference April 16-17, 2016 Yale University Abstract Submissions The Global Health & Innovation Conference accepts three types of abstract submissions. Professionals and...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer presenters needed, Fresh Artists | Cool Jobs

Fresh Artists

Fresh Artists | Cool Jobs November 17-20, 2015 Seventh graders from Philadelphia, Norristown, Camden and Chester PA school districts will gather for a day with successful working artists, designers,...

volunteers needed, Center for Grieving Children

Center for Grieving Children

Would you like to help children and families grow through their grief? Here is your opportunity! The Center for Grieving Children is currently seeking interested volunteers to help facilitate its...

Host a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow

Stoneleigh Foundation

The Stoneleigh Foundation is currently seeking applications from local nonprofits, academic institutions and government entities interested in hosting a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow. The...


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