The week of

January 25, 2016

Other Local Events and Workshops

Council on Compulsive Gambling Statewide Conferences

Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania

2016 COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC. (CCGPA) Statewide Conferences Statewide East – Thursday, March 3, 2016 Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast 2400 Old Lincoln Highway,...

Study participants needed, Building Health and Wealth Network

Drexel University

BUILDING WEALTH AND HEALTH NETWORK ATTENTION: The Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University is conducting a participatory research study that includes: · $1 for $1 matched savings up...

Diversity, Learning, and Student Success

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Diversity, Learning, and Student Success Shifting Paradigms and Challenging Mindsets March 17, 2016 to March 19, 2016 Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 The...

Save the Date: Bright Futures: Improving Education and Transforming Outcomes for Girls of Color

Educational Testing Service

Their voices, their struggles, even their data have been overlooked for years. Perhaps because overall, our nation’s girls are graduating from high school at higher rates than boys we can...

Debate Judges’ Orientation

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

Do you have good judgment? Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia? Volunteer with ASAP as a Debate Judge! We’re always looking for more volunteer judges so that more...

Women-In-Transportation Initiative Kick Off Event

U.S. Department of Transportation

The US DOT Mid-Atlantic Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center and Philadelphia International Airport Presents The Kick-Off Event… Steel Toes & Stilettoes Meet & Hear from...

Behavioral Health & Wellness- 2-Day Town Hall Meeting

State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas

You are cordially invited to attend a the Bridging the Gaps, Community Building- Behavioral Health & Wellness- 2-Day,Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, February 4 to Friday, February 5, at Temple...

Film screening: Raising Ms. President

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run and University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government present Raising Ms. President Raising Ms. President is a documentary film about raising the next generation of female...

Designing Leadership for Arts & Culture orgs

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

ATTRACT, RETAIN + DEVELOP WORLD-CLASS CREATIVE TALENT What: World-Class Instruction + Faculty Learn from expert faculty at The Wharton School, seasoned IBM consultants and established creative sector...

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

REGISTER to learn how simple changes in your body language can make you a more powerful leader. The Arts + Business Council invites you to a conversation with Harvard-based, social psychologist Amy...

Mentoring 101

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Are you a current mentor, or interested in becoming one? Do you want to cultivate the skills and strategies you need to be a more effective mentor? This training is for you! Sat., February 27 8:45...

SAT Prep for the NEW SAT

Free Library of Philadelphia

Passport to College SAT Prep for the NEW SAT Register Now! Free Library of Philadelphia College Prep has teamed up with PhillyGoes2College to offer FREE workshops to help you excel at the NEW SAT...

various training for youth workers

FNC

Since 2002 BEST has been providing career-building trainings for frontline Youth Services workers and their supervisors, locally, regionally and nationally. The BEST initiative provides hands on...

Year Up Information Sessions

Year Up Philadelphia

Year Up Philadelphia is gearing up for their upcoming class which begins on, March 8th, 2016. Year Up has been committed to closing the opportunity divide and changing the landscape on how they...

New Resources

Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education

Missouri State University

The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education is soliciting manuscripts for the 2016 edition. The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education is an academic peer-reviewed journal with a...

Policy Brief: Helping Families Build Savings and Assets

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Investing in Tomorrow: Helping Families Build Savings and Assets Four policy recommendations that could narrow the racial wealth gap. For a low-income family, a day’s wages might only fulfill...

Book: Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn from America’s Metro Areas

University of California Press

What’s the secret to fostering sustained, inclusive economic growth in America? There’s no single answer but at least one element may be surprising: diverse leaders coming together to develop...

Report proposes new definition of “merit”

Hechinger Report

Report proposes new definition of “merit” to help low-income college applicants Foundation said the deck at the most selective colleges is stacked against poor kids The nation’s most selective...

Center of Public Health Initiatives Annual Report

University of Pennsylvania

The field of public health has seen significant growth and heightened visibility worldwide – from the increased number of undergraduate and graduate level degree programs, to the expansion of...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Tree House Books

Tree House Books

Volunteers & teaching artists needed for Spring Cycle programs at Tree House Books! Spring Cycle Programs Tree House Books’ Giving Library [Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Commitment:...

Docents needed, Penn Museum

University of Pennsylvania

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Weekend Docent Volunteer Docents lead gallery tours on behalf of the Penn Museum. Tours last 50 minutes, and focus on one of the cultures highlighted in...

Judges needed, Carver Science Fair

Temple University

SEEKING JUDGES FOR THE 2016 GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER SCIENCE FAIR We cordially invite you to serve as a judge at the 37th Annual George Washington Carver Science Fair. The Carver Science Fair...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Agents of Change Conference

Allegheny College

Conference Description: Registration is NOW OPEN for the second annual Agents of Change conference – on Saturday, February 13th from 9 – 3 at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. This...

Grant Opportunities

Policy-Relevant Health Insurance Studies

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Seeking Proposals for Policy-Relevant Health Insurance Studies The passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act helped millions of previously uninsured Americans gain health insurance,...

Ecotech Grants

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Accepting Applications for Ecotech Grants The Captain Planet Foundation is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations for its Ecotech Grant program, an...

Service Year + Higher Ed Innovation Challenge

Aspen Institute

Franklin Project Invites Entries for Service Year + Higher Ed Innovation Challenge The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, in partnership with the Lumina Foundation, the National Conference on...

Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder Grant

New Jersey American Water

NJ American Water Announces Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Responder Grant Guidelines New Jersey American Water has announced guidelines for its 2016 grant program for volunteer fire departments...

Sports Equipment Program

Good Sports

Good Sports Accepting Applications for Sports Equipment Program Good Sports helps lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to...

Puppet Theater

Jim Henson Foundation

Jim Henson Foundation Invites Grant Applications for Puppet Theater The Jim Henson Foundation awards grants each year for the creation and development of innovative works of puppet theater. 1)...

Research + Practice Fellowships for STEM Educators

Research + Practice Collaboratory

2016 R+P Travel Fellowship Application The Research + Practice Collaboratory supports increased communication and collaboration among STEM educators and educational researchers. To advance this...

NEA The Big Read

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA The Big Read Deadline: January 27, 2016 Grants are offered to support innovative community reading programs designed around a single book. Approximately 75 organizations will be selected for...

Paid Nonprofit Internships for Students

Bank of America

Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities...

PNC Foundation

PNCBank

PNC Foundation Deadline: Rolling The PNC Foundation has earmarked funds for grants to nonprofit organizations which work to directly improve children’s school readiness by providing support in...

Target Corporation Funds Arts and Education

Target Corporation

Target Corporation Funds Arts and Education. The Target store chain is offering grants nationwide of up to $2,000 each to fund school arts programs, such as bringing arts and cultural experiences to...

Community Yard Tree Giveaway

TreePhilly

Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grant Application Spring 2016 TreePhilly’s Community Yard Tree Giveaway program empowers community groups to help restore Philly’s urban forest – starting in their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Campus Activities

Philadelphia University

Qualifications: Ability to maintain effective working relationships with university staff, faculty and students Effective customer relations and communication skills Ability to work with a diverse...

Program Manager, After-School All-Stars Philadelphia

After-School All-Stars

Position: Program Manager Organization: After-School All-Stars Philadelphia Location: Philadelphia, PA Organization Background: Founded in 1992, After-School All-Stars is a national non-profit...

Food Education Coordinator, Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative

University of Pennsylvania

Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative Food Education Coordinator The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a major component of the University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) program of the...

Pt-time Garden Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center

University of Pennsylvania

2015-16 K-8th Grade Garden Afterschool Instructor The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools programming (UACS), creates...

Instruction Leader, School-University Nutrition and Gardening Partnership

University of Pennsylvania

Instructional leader for the Penn-Lea Program for Developing 21st Century Skills and Improving Community Health through a School-University Nutrition and Gardening Partnership The UACS Team is...

Youth Career Pathways Coordinator, ResCare

ResCare Workforce Services

Job Title: Youth Career Pathways Coordinator Essential Functions • Develop, secure and retain relationships with employers for Internships, job shadowing and placement. Ensure appropriate...

various positions, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia recognizes the role our staff play in our ability to fulfill our mission. As such, we seek highly qualified and mission-focused individuals to join our...

various positions, PowerCorpsPHL

City of Philadelphia

Please check out the postings below and share the following link with your networks: (Alternately, you can direct people to “” and tell them to click on the CAREERS tab.). Assistant...

Pt-time Assistant Director, Satell Teen Fellowship for Leadership & Social Activism

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Job Description Assistant Director, Satell Teen Fellowship for Leadership & Social Activism Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per month Reports to: Satell Fellowship Director and Federation Liaison...

Miscellaneous

2016 Afterschool Champion Award

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

Nominate Now: 2016 Afterschool Champion Award Deadline: February 5, 2016 PSAYDN is accepting nominations for the 2016 Afterschool Champions. The champions should demonstrate outstanding work in...

A consensus plan for reducing poverty and restoring the American Dream


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Opportunity, responsibility, and security: A consensus plan for reducing poverty and restoring the American Dream Thursday, February 4, 2015 9 – 12 EST Alleviating poverty. Fighting...

Strategies for Working with Immigrant Professionals

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Strategies for Working with Immigrant Professionals Join us this Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 3 – 4:30 PM EST The LINCS Adult English Language Learners Group is hosting a free interactive webinar...

For young people: Tree House Book Camps

Tree House Books

Book Camp for young people, ages 4-17 years old! Tree House Book Camps are 5-week inter-generational literacy camps that brings a sampling of our diverse community into the Tree House Books learning...

Public Comment open for the North Delaware District Plan

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Philadelphia2035 Public Comment for the North Delaware District Plan is Still Open Read the draft North Delaware District Plan here! The public comment period is open through February 19th. Send any...

Various scholarships available

The Philadelphia Foundation

Available Scholarships More than 50 scholarships are awarded annually by The Philadelphia Foundation from scholarship funds we manage. Consult the searchable directory below to discover what each...

Carton-2-Garden K-12 contest

National Gardening Association

Gardening Grant. Evergreen Packaging and seeks entrants for the second annual Carton-2-Garden contest. The competition invites students (K-12) to repurpose milk and juice cartons to build creative...

Smoking Cessation: Strategies to Help Your Campus Quit

Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative

The Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI) invites you to join us for the next episode of the TFCCI Webinar Series: Smoking Cessation: Strategies to Help Your Campus Quit February 4, 2PM ET /...


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