The week of

September 25, 2017

PHENND Events/Activities

FAFSA Completion and Financial Aid Kick Off Event

PhillyGoes2College

JOIN US FOR THE KICKOFF! Wednesday, October 4 4:30 -7:30 School District of Philadelphia 440 North Broad Street FAFSA Completion and Financial Aid Kick Off Event PHEAA’S representative, Ron...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Adult College Resource Fair

Graduate! Philadelphia

Fall Forward Into College! College Fair and Workshops for Comebackers – Adults Who Have Some College Credit and Want to Go Back To School Adult College Resource Fair Saturday, October 7, 2017...

Harnessing the Power of your Nonprofit Brand

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Most of us recognize branding as a potential tool for fundraising, marketing and communications. But the most successful nonprofits have learned to think about branding playing a more strategic role,...

Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Looking for the Ultimate Multi-tool? Think of our full-day class on the Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising as the Swiss Army Knife of fundraising courses. As in the case of this multipurpose...

Yoga on Tap

EducationWorks

Join us for Yoga on Tap, hosted by EducationWorks Young Friends. Beer and Light Appetizers provided. October 5, 2017 6:00-8:00 PM 990 Spring Garden, 1st Floor All proceeds will benefit EducationWorks...

Take Action Community Forum on Education Equity

POWER Interfaith

Saturday, October 21 at 1 PM – 4 PM Penn Wood Senior High School 100 Green Ave, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050 Help Make Education in Delco More Fair! Pennsylvania has the most unfair education...

DC Central Kitchen presents: The Food Fighters

West Chester University

On October 26 at 7pm in Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University will host a talk by Alexander Justice Moore, the Chief Development Officer for DC Central Kitchen () the oldest and largest...

October BEAM Event: STEM Topics

Philadelphia American Association of Blacks in Energy

The Philadelphia American Association of Blacks in Energy (BEAM) is pleased to announce their annual October BEAM Event: Event Overview Date: Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Target...

Educators’ Night Out

Franklin Institute

Classroom teachers and administrators from grades PreK-12 and college professors are invited to spend an evening of exploration and discovery at The Franklin Institute! Our annual Educators’...

CHOP Tech: STEMulating Experiences with Healthcare Technology Conference

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

September 30 CHOP Information Services, Department of Nursing Informatics and Inclusion in STEM (iSTEM) Employee Resource Group present CHOP Tech: “STEMulating Experiences within Healthcare...

Champions for Young Children

Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children

DVAEYC’s Champions for Young Children Ticket Sales Now Open! We invite you to join us at the 50th Anniversary Champions for Young Children Reception and Silent Auction honoring Philadelphia...

International Professionals Program

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Attend an information session to find out more! Sep 28th at 6pm or Oct 3rd at 6pm At our office: 1617 JFK Blvd, Suite 555 RSVP required: ipp@ Are you a foreign-educated professional? Or do you know...

Higher Education-Community Partnerships for Democracy and Social Change

University of Pennsylvania

25th Anniversary Conference Agenda Higher Education-Community Partnerships for Democracy and Social Change November 16-17, 2017 Houston Hall 3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 University of...

Corridor Realities: Supporting Corridors/Supporting Communities

Design Philadelphia

Corridor Realities Supporting Corridors/Supporting Communities Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3:00pm 5:00pm Center for Architecture and Design 1218 Arch Street Grassroots groups in Philly are engaging...

Trash Talk and Community Networking

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

We’ve spent all summer long getting our hands dirty at community cleanups with our friends United by Blue and the Water Department. (We even turned trash into art with the Chemical Heritage...

New Resources

How Community Foundations Can Transform Students’ Lives and Delight Donors

National College Access Network

The Surprising Way Community Foundations Can Transform Students’ Lives and Delight Donors NCAN published the following in a white paper on May 31, 2017. For a PDF of the white paper, click...

Philadelphia Head Start Partnership accepting applications

Philadelphia Head Start Partnership

The Philadelphia Head Start Partnership (PHSP) provides free comprehensive early childhood education services to preschool-aged children and families. PHSP provides:The Philadelphia Head Start...

Three Evaluations of Supports for Food and Housing at Community Colleges

University of Wisconsin

Addressing Basic Needs Security in Higher Education: An Introduction to Three Evaluations of Supports for Food and Housing at Community Colleges There is a new economics of college in America. At a...

Mapping America’s Child Care Deserts

Center for American Progress

On a Saturday in August 2016, Samantha Harmon received a shocking email. Her son Nathan’s child care center would close permanently, effective on Monday. Without backup care, Samantha immediately...

Working with Young Dual Language Learners and their Families in Early Learning Settings

Early Childhood Action Collective

Urgent calls are emerging in the Philadelphia region for training for early learning professionals in meeting the linguistic needs of young dual language learners—children from birth to five years...

Philly still America’s poorest big city

Philadelphia Inquirer

An ‘uncomfortable’ life: Philly still America’s poorest big city Alfred Lubrano, Staff Writer, Philadelphia Inquirer Updated: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:44 PM Philadelphia’s...

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is September 26, 2017! Are YOU registered? Opportunity Youth United is proud to support this national effort, as we move forward with our mission to build power within...

Submit Your Events for October’s College Awareness Month

PhillyGoes2College

The College Access and Success Stakeholders group is launching it’s October College Awareness Month calendar! College Awareness Month is a collective, city-wide effort featuring October events...

FREE GED Preparation and Job Placement for Young Adults

PA CareerLink® Bucks County

FREE GED Preparation, Job Readiness/Career Exploration, Job Placement & for Young Adults To assist out-of-school young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Bucks County enter the emerging workforce the...

Miscellaneous

Mentor+ Online Demo

MENTOR Independence Region

Learn more about Mentor+ on Oct 12 Join MENTOR Independence Region for a free online demo of Mentor+, a new mentoring app that can enhance your mentoring program! Mentor+ is a user-friendly,...

Working with Special Needs Children in Out-of-School Time

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more about special health care needs services available to afterschool, out-of-school time and summer learning programs, and how to ensure...

College Credit for Experiential Learning

Service Year Alliance

College Credit for Experiential Learning: Increasing the Impact of Postsecondary Education Initiatives for Service Year Members Date and time: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:00 pm The Council for...

2018 Leadership Prize

Juvenile Law Center

The Leadership Prize recognizes outstanding work on behalf of youth in the child welfare or justice systems by nominees of any profession – law, government, the arts, media, entertainment, sports...

How to Design Meetings to Energize Rather than Bore

Collective Impact Forum

The Collective Impact Forum is excited to announce the 2017 Online Training series which will feature four sessions focused on sustaining your initiative, using data, making meetings more useful, and...

Recess: Why It Should Rock!

Action for Healthy Kids

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 2:00PM – 3:00PM When you think back on your school experience, what stands out? We’d venture to guess that one of the top memories has something to do with...

Inaugural Fellows Program

Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation Accepting Applications for Fellows Program The Obama Foundation is accepting applications for a fellowship program designed to support outstanding civic innovators from around the...

Dabbling in the Data: a Toolkit for Building Organizational Data Literacy

National College Access Network

Thursday, October 19 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM Eastern Register here Data helps college access and success organizations to target services and tell their stories, but analysis can be intimidating and...

Career Success Spotlight: College Track and Genesys Works

National College Access Network

Wednesday, October 4 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM Eastern Register here Please join us for this webinar presented by NCAN members College Track and Genesys Works. This webinar will focus on measuring and...

Community Schools Coordinators Appreciation Week Twitter Chat

Coalition for Community Schools

September 27, from 7:30-8:30 PM eastern time. Join the Coalition and all our Coordinators Appreciation Week partners as we’ll discuss the role coordinators play in community schools. Take a sneak...

Nominations Open: Philadelphia Top Social Innovators Awards

Social Innovations Institute

We INVITE you to NOMINATE Greater Philadelphia’s Top Social Innovators FOR THE 2018 AWARDS This year’s celebration of the Social Innovations Awards will support the journal’s...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Local Education Agency (LEA) Compliance Monitor, Center for Schools and Communities

Center for Schools and Communities

Local Education Agency (LEA) Compliance Monitor Camp Hill, PA (work in SE PA) The Center for Schools and Communities (CSC), a statewide education, training and technical assistance organization, is...

contract workers, Hungry Education

Hungry Education

Hungry Education is seeking early childhood food educators Hungry Education, a food start-up based in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking contract workers for its Pre-C program, an early food education...

Digital Media Specialist, ASPIRA

ASPIRA

ASPIRA’s Digital Media Specialist is responsible for creating and managing digital content in all forms. The Communications Department of ASPIRA shares the work of ASPIRA Schools and programs,...

Community Partnership Coordinators (AmeriCorps), PowerCorpsPHL

PowerCorpsPHL

PowerCorpsPHL is currently seeking full-time AmeriCorps members for the position of Community Partnership Coordinators (CPCs) who will serve from October 2017 through August 2018. Our CPCs will...

Director Of Education, Character Lab

Character Lab

Character Lab is a Philadelphia-based, non-profit organization that aims to advance the science and practice of character development so that all students can reach their fullest potential. The...

Penn Site Director, Level Playing Field Institute

Level Playing Field Institute

SMASH Academy, a program that US News and World Report called “Perhaps the most ambitious program to encourage African American and Latino students in STEM fields” is heading into its 15th summer...

Executive Director, Community Foundation of South Jersey

Community Foundation of South Jersey

The Executive Director of the Community Foundation of South Jersey is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader, and an experienced community relationship builder with fund raising capability to...

Teacher Residency Program

School District of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Teacher Residency is a one-year, full-time teacher preparation program that recruits talented college graduates and career changers and gives them the tools needed to make an...

Mid-Atlantic Outreach Coordinator, The Common Market

Common Market

Mid-Atlantic Outreach Coordinator – Philadelphia The Common Market Mid-Atlantic, a mission-driven distributor of local foods to the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a Customer Outreach Coordinator....

Project Manager, Common Charter Application Initiative

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Project Manager, Common Charter Application Initiative will be responsible for managing the design and implementation of a single online application portal for families to use to apply to...

Medical Case Management Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Medical Case Management Coordinator is responsible for the daily management and quality assurance of assigned staff and services delivered to clients in Congreso’s Esfuerzo Program. The Medical...

Grant Opportunities

Request for Applications: Youth Mentoring programs

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Pennsylvania Department of Health Releases Mentoring RFA The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health announces a Request for Applications (RFA) opportunity for Youth Mentoring...

Connections for Cardiovascular Health

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program is awarding nearly $1 million in grants to 10 organizations working to help improve cardiovascular health...

RFP for Project Manager, Rebuild Initiative

City of Philadelphia

City Council issued an RFP for a Project Manager to consult with and make recommendations to Council members about Rebuild projects, including selected sites, condition of sites, costs for...

Grants For Project Based Learning Grades 6 – 12

Toshiba America Foundation

Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Grades 6-12 Grant...

Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Hilton Foundation Accepting Nominations for Humanitarian Prize The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the largest humanitarian...

Proposals for School Gardens

Nature Conservancy

Nature Conservancy Accepting Proposals for School Gardens The Nature Conservancy is working to promote environmental education through the creation of Nature Works Everywhere gardens. The core...

Community Impact Program

Home Depot Foundation

Home Depot Foundation Invites Applications for Community Impact Program The Home Depot Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations using volunteers to address the physical needs...

NCAN Advocacy Grant

National College Access Network

The National College Access Network is pleased to launch this opportunity for our members to expand their capacity for advocacy work focused on higher education policy. The impact of decisions at...

Request for Proposals: new AmeriCorps VISTA projects

Corporation for National and Community Service

Founded in 1965, Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) is a federal national service program designed to provide needed resources to nonprofit organizations and public agencies to increase...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2017 AVID National Conference

AVID Center

December 7–9, 2017 Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek | Orlando, Florida Discover the latest innovations and best practices around closing the opportunity gap Engage with educational leaders and experts...

Pen to Paper Writing Retreat

Indiana Campus Compact

A writing retreat focused on writing with, for, and about service and engagement. Pen to Paper is an academic writing retreat designed to provide time, space, and resources to guide faculty,...


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