The week of

October 12, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

Nonprofit Leadership Open House

University of Pennsylvania

Nonprofit Leadership Open House Transform your career with a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership Open House Cocktail Reception on October 27, November 2, or November 12 The Master of Science in...

Understanding the Urban Watershed Workshops for Educators

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Get Your Feet Wet – Fairmount Water Works – Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Understanding the Urban Watershed Workshops for Educators. This two workshop series will explore watershed...

New Vocational Workplace ESL

1199C Training Fund

New Vocational Workplace ESL classes open NOW! Prepare for the Workplace, Practice Interviews, Write a Resume, and MEET EMPLOYMENT GOALS! Register for the placement test: Located in Philadelphia at...

Public Scholarship, Community Engagement Practice, and Sustainability Colloquium

Pennsylvania State University

Public Scholarship, Community Engagement Practice, and Sustainability Colloquium The Penn State Center, 675 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 30-31. Sponsored by The Pennsylvania...

Kids These Days: Supply and Demand for Youth Online Political Engagement

University of Pennsylvania

2015-16 Theme Year Digital Media and the Future(s) of Democracy Kids These Days: Supply and Demand for Youth Online Political Engagement All attendees are encouraged to read Prof. Earl’s...

Working with Voices: Listening and Gaining Understanding

Resources for Human Development

RHD presents the 2nd Annual Working with Voices: Listening and Gaining Understanding, featuring Ron Coleman and Karen Taylor, two of the world’s pioneers of the Hearing Voices Movement, October...

The Global Water and Sanitation Scandal

La Salle University

Science in Society Lecture The Global Water and Sanitation Scandal: A Challenge for Lasallian Universities Dr. Thomas Clasen, Emory University, Wednesday, October 22nd, 12:30pm luncheon in Holroyd...

Participatory Defense Initiative Family Justice Hubs

Montgomery County

Arrested? You or someone you love? You can change the outcome of the case. You have the power. Come learn. Participatory Defense Initiative Family Justice Hubs An Initiative of the Montgomery County...

Trunk or Treat event for kids

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

On October 31, 2015 from 4PM – 7PM in the Roosevelt School parking lot, CADCOM will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event that will provide children an opportunity to visit local businesses, nonprofits...

Financial Foundations for the Small Nonprofit

Resources for Human Development

RHD/New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator Presents: Financial Foundations for the Small Nonprofit Friday, November 6, 2015 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM Presented by: Craig Firestone, CPA, MBA Join us as we...

Pay for Success Financing

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Please join us for a Capital for Communities event exploring Pay for Success Financing on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, from 8:00 to 2:00 at the National Museum of American Jewish History in...

Surgery, Public Health, and the WHO

University of Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 24, 2015; 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Biomedical Research Building Auditorium, 421 Curie Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104 The Perelman School of Medicine’s Center for...

Advocacy & Influence: Innovations Addressing Homelessness

University of Pennsylvania

Advocacy & Influence: Innovations Addressing Homelessness Sister Mary Scullion, President & Executive Director of Project HOME Tuesday, December 8th from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Class of...

Social Impact Bonds: A New Way to Fund Preventative Investments

University of Pennsylvania

Social Impact Bonds: A New Way to Fund Preventative Investments Social Impact Bonds (SIBs), also referred to as Pay-for-Success (PFS) contracts, are a new financing mechanism to raise upfront...

Neighborhood Civics 101

WHYY

Plan Philly | Neighborhood Civics 101 Wednesday, October 21, 7 pm Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom Street Plan Philly reporter Jared Brey moderates a conversation with members of some of Philly’s...

Historic Play Sites Trolley Tour

AIA Philadelphia

Historic Play Sites Trolley Tour Thursday, October 29, 1 pm to 3 pm Pennsylvania Convention Center Learn how thinking about play has evolved over the past century and how it has influenced the...

Strengthening your Organization with Corporate Volunteers

La Salle University

The Nonprofit Center and United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern NJ Present a Workshop and Expert Panel on “Strengthening your Organization with Corporate Volunteers” Many of today’s...

New Resources

Design Guidelines for Robust Civic Engagement

Center for Active Design

The Center for Active Design released a new resource titled “Design Guidelines for Robust Civic Engagement” that brings their evidence-based approach to the topic of designing to...

Middle Grade Crisis: Catching Them Before They Fall Through the Cracks

Career & College Clubs

Join us for our 2015-16 Middle Grades Webinar Series for educators, in which we’ll present and discuss research and readiness for students in the middle grades. Participants in each webinar will...

Anchor Institutions Task Force Literature Review

Anchor Institutions Task Force

We are pleased to present the inaugural volume of our new Literature Review Series, which builds on the AITF’s publication of Anchor Institutions: An Interpretive Review Essay (Taylor and Luter,...

Miscellaneous

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

Diller Teen Initiatives

Nominations Invited for 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards Based on the Jewish concept of tikkun olam, or “repair of the world,” the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards recognize teens who are...

Your Brand is More Than Just Your Logo

Here's My Chance

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! “Your Brand is More Than Just Your Logo” Webinar on November 19 at 12pm EST Didja miss him? Everyone’s favorite cheeky brand guru, Elliot Cowan, is back for...

Effective Literacy Interventions

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

Register for Our Free Webinar on Effective Literacy Interventions Research shows that literacy intervention programs can help students who have reading difficulties, especially when the interventions...

Congressional Award for young Americans

U.S. Congress

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all young people ages 14 to 23....

Satell Teen Fellowship for Leadership and Social Activism

Satell Family Foundation

We are now taking applications from 11th and 12th grade students for this year’s Satell Teen Fellowship for Leadership and Social Activism. The program is unique in that we look to create a...

Special Session on Medicare Open Enrollment

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Medicare Education Program (NMEP) Special Session on Medicare Open Enrollment Wednesday, October 14, 2015 2:00 – 3:30 EDT Conference Call/Webinar The focus of the NMEP meeting is to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Policy Director, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Education Policy Director Position Summary: Lead PCCY advocacy efforts for improved funding for public schools and proven policies to improve school The Education Policy Director facilitates...

Instructors and Academic Advisors, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP College Prep and Youth Leadership Organization is looking for Saturday session instructors and academic advisors! What is TeenSHARP? TeenSHARP prepares students of color in the Greater...

Greater Delaware Valley Chapter President, National MS Society

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Position Announcement National Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater Delaware Valley Chapter President Philadelphia, PA The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking a chapter president for its...

Data for Impact Fellows

Data for Impact

Data for Impact Fellows is a dynamic, year-long fellowship program focused on data-driven decision making for public agencies and nonprofits. We are recruiting the most talented, data-obsessed...

Grant Opportunities

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to promote and support high-quality educational programs that...

Training Grants for 9-12 Grade Math Teachers

National Association of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM School Invites Applications Training Grants for 9-12 Grade Math Teachers The National Association of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its School In-Service Training grants...

Teacher as Researcher Grant program

International Reading Association

IRA Invites Proposals for Teacher as Researcher Grant The International Reading Association, a global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy, supports literacy...

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries

George W. Bush Foundation

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Accepting School Library Grant Applications The mission of the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, a fund of the George W. Bush...

Arts Scholarship Program

Anthony Quinn Foundation

Anthony Quinn Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts Scholarship Program The Anthony Quinn Foundation has announced the deadline for its 2016 Scholarship Program, an annual program that aims to...

Call for Host Agency Proposals

Philly Fellows

Call for Host Agency Proposals Philly Fellows is now seeking new host agencies for the 2016-2017 fellowships. Interested non-profits must submit an LOI outlining their potential projects to Philly...

Storefront Improvement Program

City of Philadelphia

Commerce Department | Storefront Improvement Program Check out the new guidelines. SIP reimburses Philly’s retail building owners and businesses for up to 50% of their façade improvements. New...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, High School Fair this weekend

Philadelphia Schools Partnership

Volunteers are needed for the 2015 High School Fair THIS weekend, October 16 & 17. This is an important citywide event open to all middle school students and families to learn about high school...

volunteers needed, National Science Teachers Association conference

National Science Teachers Association

Volunteers Needed – NSTA Convention in Philly – The NSTA science teacher conference is quickly approaching and we are still in need of a few more volunteers to assist us on Nov. 12th and 13th...


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