The week of

August 6, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Proposals: Trauma + the Arts

PHENND

The Philadelphia Higher Education Network of Neighborhood Development (PHENND) is honoring its thirty year anniversary with a conference titled Trauma and the Arts: Mobilizing Anchor Institutions to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Open House at Tree House Books

Tree House Books

Come to an Open House at Tree House Books! What: Tree House Books is marking the launch of our fall programs with a special Open House celebration. Join us for good food and great company, with...

Challenging Stereotypes About Women in the Middle East: Teacher Training Workshop for K-12 Educators

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Challenging Stereotypes About Women in the Middle East: Teacher Training Workshop for K-12 Educators Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – 4:30PM to 7:30PM University of Pennsylvania Houston Hall –...

10th Annual Back 2 School Event

School District of Philadelphia

The 10th Annual Back 2 School Event will be held Thursday, August 16, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at School of the Future, 4120 Parkside Ave. We invite all School District of Philadelphia staff,...

Private Screening of the Film Quest: A Portrait of an American Family

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

August Shared Prosperity Roundtable Private Screening of the Film Quest: A Portrait of an American Family Date: August 23, 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (registration opens at 8:30 am)...

New Resources

New Report: The Power of Mentoring Relationships

Mentor

The Power of Relationships: How and Why American Adults Step Up to Mentor the Nation’s Youth is the most comprehensive picture of what adults think about mentoring kids who are not their own. This...

‘Losing Earth’: A Climate Change Curriculum

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Curricular resources to navigate The New York Times Magazine’s special issue on climate change, including a complete study guide and activity ideas for all levels. In “Losing Earth: The...

Report: Supporting Early Readers

Philadelphia Education Research Consortium

A Scan of K-3 Literacy Practices in Philadelphia Charter Schools Philadelphia Education Research Consortium Authors: Rachel Comly, Ryan Fink, Monica Mielke, and Adrianne Flack • July 2018 Summary:...

Economic Engagement in Higher Education

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Economic Engagement in Higher Education: Foundations for Strategy and Practice addresses three important needs for institutions and the emerging field of university economic engagement: 1) the...

Report: The AmeriCorps Experience: Transformation through Service

Arizona State University

A new research report related to AmeriCorps was recently published by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute. The report, The AmeriCorps Experience: Transformation through Service, was...

Miscellaneous

Tackling Common Student Challenges for College & Career Success

National College Access Network

New Year Same Roadblocks: Tackling Common Student Challenges for College & Career Success Wednesday, August 15 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Register here In this webinar, Vanessa Barbic, Director...

Kresge Foundation Webinar: Kresge Education Program Update

Kresge Foundation

Friday, August 10 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Register here Join Kresge’s Education Program team for a webinar to learn more about their work, focus areas and funding priorities. This hour-long...

How to Design Volunteer Orientation & Training That Engages Learners

Charity How To

Make it Stick! How to Design Volunteer Orientation & Training That Engages Learners Join us on August 7th at 1 PM Content delivered is not always content learned. When developing orientation and...

How to Sell Tickets and Fill Seats at your Fundraising Events

Charity How To

How to Sell Tickets and Fill Seats at your Fundraising Events – A Step by Step Guide Join us on August August 7th at 1 PM Selling tickets and promoting your event can be tricky. Join us as we...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Administration, Philadelphia Health Partnership

Philadelphia Health Partnership

WEBSITE: POSITION DESCRIPTION/OVERVIEW Philadelphia Health Partnership is a private, independent foundation that supports nonprofit organizations that work to improve the health and well-being of...

Education Director, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Education Director CLASSIFICATION: Full Time, Exempt Position WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR The Education Director is responsible for supervising the development and execution of all education...

Administrative Associate, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Administrative Associate CLASSIFICATION: Full Time, Non exempt Position WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR The Administrative Associate is primarily responsible for the maintenance of our Salesforce...

Apply to be a Pennsylvania Election Engagement Fellow

Campus Election Engagement Project

Paid Fellowship Opportunity! Campus Election Engagement Project [CEEP] a national nonpartisan project is looking for Pennsylvania Election Engagement Fellows. Join our team, become a 2018 Fellow...

Administrative Assistant, Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. Established at Scripps College in 2004, the network has grown to over 80 chapters in four countries, baking...

Chief Development Officer, Bancroft

Bancroft

Mount Laurel, NJ Reporting to the President, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for all aspects of organizational development, including fundraising and family relations. Provides...

Director of Development and Fundraising, Peter’s Place

Peter's Place

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Development leads the efforts to secure funding for all Peter’s Place’s projects and programs through major gifts, annual fund, grants,...

Development and Fundraising Associate, Catholic Partnership Schools

Catholic Partnership Schools

Camden, NJ The Partnership seeks a well-organized, detail oriented individual to administratively support the organization’s fundraising, donor engagement, and communications functions. He or she...

Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

Save lives. Fulfill yours. At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation,...

Marketing and Events Specialist, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Marketing and Events Specialist manages events for the College of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies and the clinical practice group Drexel Medicine....

Program Specialist, AARP

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America...

Grant Opportunities

Opera Innovation Grants Program

OPERA America

Opera America Invites Applications for Innovation Grants Program Since the inception of its grant program, OPERA America has awarded a total of nearly $18 million to support the work of opera...

Sustainable Aquaculture Projects

Sea Pact

Sea Pact Accepting Applications for Sustainable Aquaculture Projects Sea Pact is a network of global seafood companies working to advance the sustainability of global seafood by using its collective...

Philadelphia 2019 Art & Culture Grant

Philadelphia Cultural Fund

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund’s 2019 Art & Culture Grant guidelines and application are now available. Please feel free to share with others and encourage Philadelphia arts and culture...

Private Higher Education Program Grants

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Invites Proposals for Private Higher Education Program Grants The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations’ support for private colleges and universities is grounded in...

National Wildlife Refuge Friends Program

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Issues RFP to Support Refuge Friends Organizations The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, with corporate sponsorship from Enbridge, has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that...

Building Bridges Program: Islamic Art

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art Issues RFP for Building Bridges Program The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art has issued a Request for Proposals for its 2018-19 Building Bridges grants...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Bridging Academic Courses with the Real World through Community-Based Learning

Boston University

Impact: the Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, is currently soliciting pieces for a special issue on community-based learning and service learning, slated to appear...

2018 Prosperity Summit

Prosperity Now

September 5 – Friday, September 7, 2018 GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER 201 WATERFRONT STREET NATIONAL HARBOR, MD 20745 UNITED STATES The 2018 Prosperity Summit (formerly the...

Reinventing Our Communities: Investing in Opportunity

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Register now for the Reinventing Our Communities: Investing in Opportunity conference, to be held Monday, October 1, through Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in Baltimore. This biennial conference will...

Call for Proposals: Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations

Association of American Colleges and Universities

March 28–30, 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Proposals Due: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Network Conference Proposals Due: Thursday, September 13, 2018 The...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Big Brothers Big Sisters’ LGBTQ Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region provides children facing adversity with professionally supported mentoring relationships to change their lives for the better. Research has consistently...

OC Cares Day

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

What: OC Cares Day When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Where: Carnell Elementary School, 1100 Devereaux Ave. Phila., PA 19111 Time: 9 am – 1 pm To volunteer at OC Cares Day on Sept 8, 2018, and get a...


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