The week of

July 31, 2017

PHENND Events/Activities

Next Steps AmeriCorps looking for college students in service

PHENND

The Next Steps AmeriCorps program is a youth leadership development initiative that partners college sophomores and juniors with first year college students, designed for Next Steps AmeriCorps...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Rebel Crumbles at Shoprite

University of Pennsylvania

[Rebel Crumbles were a great addition to our K-16 Partnerships Summer Institute. Show them some love!] Thursday August 3rd we will be launching Rebel Crumbles at Shoprite of Parkside (1575 N 52nd st)...

Social Innovations to Address Immigrant Needs

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

You are INVITED to attend SOCIAL INNOVATIONS TO ADDRESS IMMIGRANT NEEDS: HOW SOCIAL SECTOR LEADERS IN AMERICA’S CITIES CAN STRENGTHEN IMMIGRANT SERVICES AND POLICIES SYMPOSIUM on SEPTEMBER 25, 2017...

Family Involvement Conference

Family Involvement Confernece

Welcome to the Family Involvement Conference October 15-18, 2017 Harrisburg, PA About the Conference The Family Involvement Conference is presented to you by the Pennsylvania Coalition for Parent...

Write Your Future Summer Enrichment Program

Write Your Future

The Write Your Future Summer Enrichment Program is our signature summer writing course and is open to 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. The two-week program brings students to a local university or...

Champions for Young Children Reception

Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children

Save the Date! Announcing the 50th Anniversary Champions for Young Children Reception and Silent Auction honoring Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney for his dedication and contributions to the field of...

College Survival Guide: A Tool Kit for College Admission Success

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

August 11, 2017 Workshops on College Scholarship Essay Writing, Creating an Online College Admission Portfolio, Financing College (including Scholarship Search) At Saint Joseph’s University 8:30 AM...

Community Row boating event

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

Community Row with Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory August 14, 15, and 16 | 4 – 7:30 pm Frankford Boat Launch | 5600 Tacony St, behind Dietz and Watson Parking Lot All are welcome to join the...

Philadelphia NeighborWorks Training Institute

NeighborWorks America

August 14 – 18 Philadelphia is an ideal backdrop for the summer NeighborWorks Training Institute. Join us to explore the city, build connections with colleagues in the field and select from...

Save the date: Simplifying Systematic Assessment for Carnegie and Beyond

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

Measuring Up: Simplifying Systematic Assessment for Carnegie and Beyond with Heather Mack The Campus Compacts of Pennsylvania and New York are collaborating to offer their member institutions an...

#RealCollege: national convening on college food and housing insecurity

University of Wisconsin

Join the Wisconsin HOPE Lab to learn from leaders working to reduce food and housing insecurity, ending no-cause evictions, putting homeless student liaisons on all college campuses, offering...

New Website: Philadelphia LISC

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

We are happy to announce the arrival of Philadelphia LISC’s new website! The new site has a lot of unique features, including the latest news and stories, details on LISC’s financing for...

SustainPHL Celebration

GreenPhilly

Save the Date: Thursday, August 3rd at 7 PM SustainPHL is the annual sustainability celebration honoring sustainability visionaries to unsung heroes making a difference. We’ll recognize...

New Resources

Metropolitan Universities Journal

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal issue : The 2016 Washington, Conference Issue highlighted a number of presentations and speeches at CUMU’s 2016 Annual Conference, which called attendees to...

In Which Academic Year Do Stopouts Most Frequently Occur?

Benchmarking Project

Benchmarking Breakdown: In Which Academic Year Do Stopouts Most Frequently Occur? By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation Stopouts are an unfortunate reality in the college access and success...

Journal of College Access

Western Michigan University

Highlights from the Latest Edition of the Journal of College Access By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation, NCAN Academics among NCAN-member organizations will be interested to know, if they...

Early Learning Principal Instructional Coaching Program

La Salle University

EARLY LEARNING PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING PROGRAM Building Bridges to Enhance Teaching and Learning in PreK-4 Settings Develop Your Competence as a PreK-4 Instructional Leader! Earn ACT 48/PIL...

Food and housing insecurity on college campuses

College Possible

College Possible released a podcast exploring new research from the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness, which found that 22 percent of college students experience food...

College Access and Success Strategies That Promote Early Awareness in Middle-Level Grades

National College Access Network

Ideas for Effective, Equitable Early Awareness Strategies By Carrie Warick, Director of Policy and Advocacy When nine founding organizations joined together to form NCAN more than 20 years ago, most...

FAFSA Completions Up After Four-Year Decline

National College Access Network

Seniors’ 9% Increase Helps Reverse Decline in FAFSA Completions By Carrie Warick, Director of Policy and Advocacy, NCAN Reversing a four-year decline in Free Application for Federal Student Aid...

How to Write Appeals that Raise More Money

Network for Good

To raise more money, you need a great appeal that grabs donors’ attention and inspires them to give. How do you create fundraising letters that stand out and get results? Find the tips, tricks,...

Book: Knowledge for Social Change

Temple University Press

Knowledge for Social Change Bacon, Dewey, and the Revolutionary Transformation of Research Universities in the Twenty-First Century by Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett, Matthew Hartley, Rita A....

Miscellaneous

creating balanced communities through effective town and gown cooperation

Optimal College Town Assessment

We had a great turnout for our July webinar with Dr. Stephen Gavazzi to talk about how the Optimal College Town Assessment takes the guesswork out of town and gown relations so we decided to offer...

Make Your Donor the Hero with Your Year-End Campaign

Network for Good

Nonprofit 911: Make Your Donor the Hero with Your Year-End Campaign Tuesday, August 8 at 1pm EDT Nonprofits get 30% or more of their individual donations for the year in December. How can you make...

On-line Graduate Certificate in Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning

Portland State University

Fully On-Line Cohort, Portland State University, Graduate Certificate in Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning Gain High Impact Strategies for How to Teach, Coordinate, Lead, Research, and...

Turn Your Annual Appeal into an Annual Campaign

Iris Creative Group

August 17 2:00 PM Eastern Online Learn how to create an integrated marketing effort for your annual appeal. This program includes an ebook guide and an Excel planning tool to help you develop and...

How Service Years Can Partner with Colleges

Service Year Alliance

Service Year Alliance’s Webinar Series takes a deep dive into topics and opportunities so your organization can get more involved in expanding and growing service year opportunities. Upcoming...

Service Year Best Practices Competition

Service Year Alliance

Service Year Alliance is addressing the double bottom line — the impact on the young person serving and on the communities in which they serve — by gathering best practices in the service year...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

School-Community Partnerships Coordinator, Delaware Valley Fairness Project

Delaware Valley Fairness Project

DELAWARE VALLEY FAIRNESS PROJECT POSITIONS AVAILABLE Delaware Valley Fairness Project serves the needs of under-resourced schools in economically and socially disadvantaged neighborhoods in the...

Project TEACH Peer Education Coordinator, Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT is an AIDS Service Organization that recently became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Our goal is to end the AIDS epidemic within the lifetime of people living with HIV...

Community Organizer, Jewish Social Policy Action Network

Jewish Social Policy Action Network

Jewish Social Policy Action Network (JSPAN) – Progressive Voices for a Healthy Democracy COMMUNITY ORGANIZER Applications due: ASAP, review conducted on a rolling basis Reports to: JSPAN President...

Middle School DREAM Lab® Coordinator, Baldwin School

Baldwin School

We have an opening for the fall at Baldwin to run our Middle School Maker Space, the DREAM Lab®, which is part of our Computer Science program. Middle School DREAM Lab® Coordinator The Middle...

Regional Communication Program Manager, American Red Cross

American Red Cross

By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world’s largest...

Sr Grants & Contracts Specialist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Works with the Assistant Director, Research Services in the processing of awards, issuing subcontracts, and maintaining the proposal/award and subcontract databases. Serves as an information resource...

Grant Opportunities

Women and STEM

Saxena Family Foundation

Founded in 2002, Saxena Family Foundation’s mission is to advance inventive and effective ways of promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in the United States and...

Community Service Grants for lung health

CHEST Foundation

CHEST Foundation Invites Applications for Community Service Grants As the charitable foundation for the American College of Chest Physicians, the CHEST Foundation has a mission of championing lung...

2018 Future of Nursing Scholars

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Releases 2018 Future of Nursing Scholars RFP The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a Request for Proposals for its 2018 Future of Nursing Scholars program, an annual program designed...

HIV/AIDS Programs

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Seeks Applications for HIV/AIDS Programs The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation was established by Elizabeth Taylor in 1991 to provide grants to existing organizations...

Criminal & Social Justice Programs

Public Welfare Foundation

Public Welfare Foundation Accepting LOIs for Criminal, Social Justice Programs The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need. To that end, the...

Early Childhood grants

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Invites Letters of Intent The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports innovative, creative projects and programs with potential to significantly enhance...

Architecture-Related Projects

Graham Foundation

Graham Foundation Invites Applications From Individuals for Architecture-Related Projects Founded in 1956, the Chicago-based Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts provides...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Partners in Campus Community Engagement conference

Partners in Campus Community Engagement

Community engagement professionals in the Pacific Northwest will want to save the date, May 22-23, 2018. Partners in Campus Community Engagement (PICCE, formerly known as INSLP), a working group of...

International Service-Learning Research Conference

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

Don’t Forget to Register for the IARSLCE 2017 Conference Registration continues for the 2017 Conference! This year’s annual research conference will be held September 14-16, 2017 in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed for renovation project at McMichael Elementary School

The Goldenberg Group

The Goldenberg Group (TGG), hosts large volunteer events throughout the year, with August being the largest. Last year they built brand new dressers for a homeless shelter and this year they’ve...


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