The week of

March 5, 2018

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teacher Professional Development: Engaging Students in International Issues

University of Pennsylvania

March 17, 2017, 8:30 am-3:00 pm REGISTER HERE Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach will introduce educators to the Brown University’s Choices Program’s...

Penn’s Knowledge Teach-In

University of Pennsylvania

March 18–22, 2018 Knowledge is the lifeblood of the university. But in a time of a great burgeoning of knowledge we also face in the body politic a growing unease about epistemology, the...

Strengthening Adult Immunization Communication

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Please join the Region III Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the National Vaccine Program Office for an immunization meeting focusing on the adult immunization work of the six Region...

Building a Successful Investor Ecosystem for 21st Century Philadelphia

SOCAP 365

Confronting the wicked problems of the 21st century (changing climate, growing urban population, mass economic inequality) in Philadelphia will require strategic, collaborative investment from all...

Got STEM? Conference

Philadelphia Education Fund

The McKinney Center and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will host a free, one-day Got STEM? Conference on Monday, May 7, at the GSK headquarters in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Eighty middle and high school...

Adult College Fair

Graduate! Philadelphia

Wednesday, March 14th 3:00 to 7:00 Adult College Fair at Community College of Philadelphia’s Northwest Center Join Graduate! Philadelphia for our March 14th College Fair at Community College...

6th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition

City of Philadelphia

Tuesday, April 3 from 5-7 pm School District Building, 440 N Broad St. The 6th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition award ceremony will recognize National Service members and community...

PHILADELPHIA: a Quilt and a Movie

William Way Community Center

William Way’s TransWay Group presents PHILADELPHIA a Quilt and a Movie Thursday, March 8th John C. Anderson Apts. 251 S. 13th Street 6:30 NAMES Project Quilt 7:30 Film Screening Food and...

Citizens Planning Institute Spring 2018

Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Citizens Planning Institute accepting applications! Citizens Planning Institute teaches Philadelphians about city planning, zoning! Classes are Wednesdays 6-9pm, April 11 – May 23. The course is...

President Sorrell of Paul Quinn College

University of Pennsylvania

The Wharton Undergraduate Division, Black Wharton Undergraduate Student Association, and Joseph Wharton Scholars Society proudly present the Howard Crawley Memorial Lecture with Dr. Michael Sorrell,...

Regional Safety Task Force Meeting on Distracted Driving

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Join the Regional Safety Task Force (RSTF) on March 20, 2018 for a meeting on distracted driving. Distraction is a key factor in the national trend of rising traffic deaths. Learn how we can address...

Serve in Philly Open House

National Service Task Force

Give back to your community while getting paid! You can receiving training, gain valuable experience, and network by doing a service year (or summer) in Philadelphia! AmeriCorps programs in...

Gun Violence, the Opiate Addiction Crisis, and Public Health

Temple University

YOU’RE INVITED Temple University’s School of Social Work invites you to a signature Social Work Month event showcasing Education, Research and Innovation in the field and addressing some...

2nd Annual Children with Complex Challenges Conference

Quaker School at Horsham

2nd Annual Children with Complex Challenges Conference with Dr. Ross Greene Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT The Quaker School at Horsham is thrilled to invite you to our 2nd Annual...

New Resources

How to Compare Your Financial Aid Packages 101

NextGenVest

NextGenVest is hosting How to Compare Your Financial Aid Packages 101 Workshops in Philadelphia schools between March 26 – April 27th. What is covered in a Financial Aid Award Letter 101...

Funding Gaps Report: Analysis on School Funding Inequity

Education Trust

An Analysis of School Funding Equity Across the and Within Each State School districts that serve large populations of students of color and students from low-income families receive far less...

Learning Time in Pursuit of Educational Equity

Harvard University

From Children’s Aid Society Partnership Press Newsletter “Learning Time in Pursuit of Educational Equity” is a collection of papers and essays looks beyond traditional notions of...

Online Job and Internship Week

Campus Philly

There’s been a 118% increase in the number of internships employers offer between 2010 and 2017. How can employers meet that increased demand when the ideal student could be at any one of 30+...

State of the Evidence Report on national service

Corporation for National and Community Service

Building confidence. Improving lives. Strengthening communities. These are all intangible benefits that society often attributes to volunteering. At the Corporation for National and Community Service...

Resources for Civil Dialogue and Engagement: Gun Issues

Campus Election Engagement Project

With gun issues so much in the news, we know that students are concerned and want to be involved. So we’ve created the attached guide linking to credible and nonpartisan resources for dialogue on...

Intersectionality and Well-Being

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity & Democracy, Winter 2018 Vol. 21, No. 1 As campus communities become increasingly diverse, it is crucial to build cultures in higher education that respect and support all aspects of...

Social Innovations to Advance Social Mobility Models in Urban Cities Edition

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Americans, according to Brookings, have been getting better educated in the last half-century, but class gaps in post-secondary educational attainment remain large. College drop-outs have average...

The State of the Children’s Savings Field 2017

Prosperity Now

Report on State of Children’s Savings Field Reveals Growing, Changing Movement By Diego Quezada, program associate, Children’s Savings & Entrepreneurship, Prosperity Now On February 13,...

2018 Student-to-Counselor Ratio Report

National Association for College Admission Counseling

School Counselors’ Caseloads Continue to Grow By Jamese Carrell, Member Services Associate, National College Access Network The average public school counselor in the has a caseload of...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program

Bryn Mawr College

The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Are you an executive who is eager to take your organization to the next level of effectiveness? Or an employer looking...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, PhilaHealhia community medical co-op

PhilaHealthia

A new grassroots, member-owned medical co-op is forming to serve Pennsylvanians without insurance, or with poor insurance. We seek WordPress web design, and we seek relational database design (we...

Volunteers needed, Martin Luther King March Madness Basketball Event

Global Citizen

Spend some time supporting Philadelphia students and having fun at the Martin Luther King March Madness Basketball Event! Volunteers will lead students through skill building exercises and scrimmages...

volunteer reviewers needed, AmeriCorps State Grant Competition

PennSERVE

PennSERVE is seeking individuals to review grant applications for the 2018 – 2019 AmeriCorps State Grant Competition. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the grant-making process,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Summer Institute in Mental Health Research

Johns Hopkins University

May 29-June 8, 2018 | Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Are you a student or working professional interested in expanding your knowledge in the mental health field or interested in...

Call for Abstracts: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Metropolitan Universities journal is accepting abstracts for Vol. 30 No. 1, Urban and Metropolitan Universities: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions. This issue focuses on the role of...

Grant Opportunities

We Are The Dream Grant Program

Get Schooled

MTV and Get Schooled want to help your high school, college or community-based organization support the college goals of undocumented students in your community. What kind of project could we fund?...

Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards: for helping women and girls

Ascena Foundation

Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards Issues 2018 Call for Nominations Sponsored by the Ascena Foundation, the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards program provides financial awards to everyday heroes who are making the world a...

Newman’s Own Awards for Service Members and Families

Fisher House Foundation

Fisher House Foundation Seeks Proposals for Newman’s Own Awards for Service Members and Families The Fisher House Foundation, a private-public partnership that supports America’s military...

Awareness and understanding of science and technology

IEEE Foundation

IEEE Foundation Issues 2018 Request for Proposals The IEEE Foundation, the charitable arm of technology innovation organization IEEE, has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that raise...

Role of Health Care and Insurance in Improving Cancer Prevention Outcomes

American Cancer Society

ACS Seeks Proposals on Role of Health Care and Insurance in Improving Cancer Prevention Outcomes The American Cancer Society is accepting proposals for research projects with the potential to...

Nature-Based Climate Change Adaptation Projects

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS Issues Request for Proposals for Nature-Based Climate Change Adaptation Projects The Wildlife Conservation Society is inviting proposals from nonprofit conservation organizations through its...

Litigation to Advance Social Justice

Impact Fund

Impact Fund Offers Support for Litigation to Advance Social Justice The Impact Fund provides grants to nonprofit legal firms, private attorneys, and/or small law firms working to advance social...

2018 Public Art Challenge for U.S. Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced the launch of the 2018 Public Art Challenge. Through the challenge, Mayors of cities with thirty thousand residents or more are invited to apply for up to $1...

CNCS 2018 Research Grant Competition: Community Conversations

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service today released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) of up to $500,000 for the 2018 Community Conversations Research competition. The broad focus...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

West Philadelphia Family Ambassador, People’s Emergency Center

People’s Emergency Center

The West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning ECE Initiative (AFEL) is a part of the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood Initiative and is a Drexel-led collaboration of social service, community...

Residential Tutor Counselors, Penn Upward Bound

University of Pennsylvania

Upward Bound is looking for residential Tutor Counselors for the summer program. Tutor counselors will live on Penn’s campus with 35 high school students and help guide them academically and...

Executive Director, Perkins Center for the Arts

Perkins Center for the Arts

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The...

Director Of Program Operations, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has an opening for a Director of Program Operations. This position reports directly to the Chief Program and Strategy Officer. It has authority to act on...

Youth Employment Specialist, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

The mission of Sunrise of Philadelphia is to support youth who face adversity to discover their strengths, experience success, and prepare for their future. Since 1999, we have provided high-quality...

Associate Director of Foundation Relations, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Office of Institutional Advancement’s (IA) Foundation Relations Department serves the entire University. The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Foundation Relations is to...

Supervising Attorney, Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) seeks a Supervising Attorney, a full-time position based in Philadelphia. YSRP uses direct service and policy advocacy to transform the experiences...

External Partnerships Manager, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools so...

Development Director, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools so...

Investment Team Manager, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools so...

Special Projects Manager, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools...

Miscellaneous

Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students

Aspen Institute

Aspen Institute Social Innovation Program Invites Applications for Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation in Washington, , is...

various college scholarships

Philadelphia Foundation

Calling all current HS seniors and/or undergraduate students! Check out the Scholarship opportunities managed by The Philadelphia Foundation listed below.  All scholarship applications are...

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program for HS Seniors

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund

The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors with financial need who are furthering their studies in the fall at a four-year college or university, a...

2018 Summer Math and Science Honors Academy for 9th graders

Level Playing Field Institute

SMASH is a free of cost, residential college prep program for underrepresented, low income students who are interested in learning more about STEM. SMASH has been around for about 15 years, based...

Redesigning Majors: Disciplinary Knowledge, Civic Learning, and Public Responsibility

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 1:00 ET Please join our upcoming webinar, “Redesigning Majors: Disciplinary Knowledge, Civic Learning, and Public Responsibility,” on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 1:00 ET....

Pedestrian and Bicycle Count Program Needs Your Input!

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Did you know that DVRPC conducts cyclical bicycle counts? DVRPC has one of the most advanced and extensive bicycle and pedestrian counting programs in the country with about 45 locations. Much like...

Hire and Keep the Right Staff

La Salle Nonprofit Center

It has always been difficult to attract and retain high performing staff when your resources limit your ability to provide attractive salary and benefits packages. The cost of losing a valuable...

Dealing with a Difficult Board Member

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Let’s be honest – everyone’s got (at least one) disruptive or otherwise problematic board member – those who promote their own agendas, who micromanage board and staff, and...

How Smooth Leadership Transition Planning Can Secure your Organization’s Future

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Organizations that care about sustainability demonstrate that concern by planning for smooth leadership transitions before they happen. With the right planning, even unexpected departures can be...


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