The week of

August 27, 2018

Other Local Events and Workshops

various programs from Mighty Writers Penrose

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers at Penrose Rec Center 1101 W. Susquehanna Ave. Mighty Writers Stories Ages: 5 – 8 Tuesday, Thursday – 04:00 pm – 06:00 PM Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 – Thursday, Dec...

Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship Conference

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship Conference in Philadelphia scheduled for September 20, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the Courtyard Marriott on City Avenue. An exciting set of speakers and...

Teacher Research and Knowledge: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy

Philadelphia Writing Project

Join local educators for a day of learning, reflection, and joy as we share promising practices for supporting writing and literacy among young people! Teacher Research and Knowledge: A Celebration...

Strategic Planning: A Hands-On Workshop

RSVP of Montgomery County

Tuesday, September 18 9:30 – 12 LOCATION RSVP Training Center 901 E 8th Ave, second floor King of Prussia, PA 19406 What is a strategic plan? Why is it important for a nonprofit to have and...

MightyFest 2018 Literacy Festival

Mighty Writers

It’s MightyFest 2018: Philly’s four-day literacy festival What is MightyFest? MightyFest is a weekend filled with literacy activities for kids and adults! Beginning Thursday, September...

Day of Discernment for Early and Mid-Career Professionals

Cranaleith

What’s Next? Cranalieth offers options for early, mid-career professionals Are you in a good place with work, partner, family, friends? Are you feeling stuck or vaguely dissatisfied with how things...

Culinary Job Training Program in ChesCo

Chester County Food Bank

Chester County Food Bank offers culinary training program The Chester County Food Bank is hosting a free 14 week Culinary Job Training Program beginning on September 10, 2018. Classes are Monday to...

Public Lecture: Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad

Rutgers University

Mark your calendar for a public lecture with Colson Whitehead, author of the award-winning book The Underground Railroad at Rutgers University-Camden. Wednesday, September 26 at 7 Walter K. Gordon...

Civic Engagement Academy Learning Series: Volunteer Management

SERVE Philadelphia

Tue, September 18th 5:00pm – 6:00pm Learn how to plan impactful service projects that provide them with a good experience and keep them interested in coming back. To learn more go here...

New Resources

Journal: Transformative Learning

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Vol 29, No 3: Transformative Learning One of the primary functions of higher education is to prepare students to become educated and engaged citizens so they may contribute to the intellectual,...

Report: Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Low-Income Youth

Year Up

Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Low-Income Youth: Implementation and Early Impacts of the Year Up Program About the PACE Evaluation Study The Pathways for Advancing Careers & Education (PACE)...

PA reinstates general assistance cash grant program

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians once again can apply for General Assistance, a monthly cash program that aided the poorest individuals in the commonwealth before it was eliminated by the Legislature and then-Gov. Tom...

Center for First-Generation Student Success

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

First-generation college students are critically important and an increasing population at nearly all institutions of higher education. As college and university leaders and practitioners are...

The Landscape Of Student Housing Insecurity and Homelessness

Campus Compact

Higher education has a housing crisis. Data shows that more and more college and university students every year report experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness (Goldrick-Rab, Richardson,...

The 5 Fundamentals of Data-Driven Fundraising

Network for Good

Master the fundamentals of fundraising. On any given day, you’re hard at work soliciting donations, stewarding donors, acknowledging gifts, analyzing data, and reporting on activity. Download...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: The Power of Storytelling

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...

The Role of National Service in Improving K-12 Education Outcomes

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...

How to Plan a Super Successful Special Event

Charity How To

How to Plan a Super Successful Special Event – A Step by Step Guide Join us on September 5th at 1 PM or September 11th at 3 PM When faced with the task of planning a special event, do you feel...

Systems Change Through An Equity Lens: Lessons from Diverse Communities

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Webinar: Systems Change Through An Equity Lens: Lessons from Diverse Communities Wednesday, September 12 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Cost: $59 (includes access...

2018 Storefront Challenge

Community Design Collaborative

Nominate a business for the 2018 Storefront Challenge — our citywide contest recognizing Philly’s best storefront facade improvement projects! Now in its tenth year, the Storefront Challenge...

Maximizing Civic Engagement

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Happening Wednesday September 12th, 2PM EDT Civic engagement and its ability to prevent risky behavior in youth has been explored for decades. One study of over 1,000 teenage youths revealed a direct...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Marketing Director, The Satell Institute

Satell Institute

MARKETING DIRECTOR for PRESTIGIOUS, ENDOWED, NONPROFIT “THINK AND DO TANK” The Satell Institute (SI) is a fast-growing, 2 ½ year old, independent, non-partisan and fully-endowed...

Development Manager, Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center

The Mazzoni Center is hiring a Development Manager and the full job description and how to apply may be found here: The Development Manager manages, maintains, creates, and supports special and...

various Pre-K positions

City of Philadelphia

PHLpreK centers are hiring! PHLpreK programs are getting ready for the new school year by hiring new teachers and staff. Find new opportunities in early childhood education by contacting one of the...

Development Director, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Position Summary: PCCY’s Development Director is a leadership position responsible for connecting the philanthropic community to the high impact work of PCCY. We are recruiting a persuasive, clear...

Executive Director, Montgomery County Library and Information Network Consortium

Montgomery County Library and Information Network Consortium

The Montgomery County Library and Information Network Consortium (MCLINC) seeks an experienced and ambitious Executive Director to lead the operation of the 16 member library consortium. Located...

Development Manager, Philadelphia Academies

Philadelphia Academies

Philadelphia Academies, Inc. is seeking a Development Manager to enact a comprehensive and strategic fund development plan focused on expanding corporate giving and individual connect students to...

Program Director, Delaware River Watershed, National Audubon Society

National Audubon Society

The National Audubon Society has identified the Delaware River basin as a national conservation priority and a centerpiece of Audubon’s hemispheric water strategy. The Delaware River watershed...

Director Of Development, Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is seeking a Director of Development who will implement diverse, proven development strategies to assist BDT in achieving its mission of transforming benefits access. The...

Grant Opportunities

Environmental Studies Grants

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation Seeks Applications for Environmental Studies Grants The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation was founded in 1996 to continue the work of Melinda...

Education Research Projects

Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Projects Established in 1962, the Spencer Foundation is dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement of education....

School Garden Grant Program

Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Foundation Accepting Applications for School Garden Grant Program The Whole Kids Foundation, in partnership with FoodCorps, is accepting applications for its School Garden Grant Program....

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 that use volunteers to address the physical...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Regional Visiting Scholars Program for community and economic development

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Community Development and Regional Outreach Department is now accepting research proposals for its Regional Visiting Scholars Program. Any faculty member...

Call for Proposals: Raising Our Voices: Bold Innovations That Empower Students

National Partnership for Educational Access

National Partnership for Educational Access Now Accepting  Workshop Proposals! Apply to present at NPEA’s 11th Annual Conference: April 3-5, 2019 in Chicago, IL Raising Our Voices: Bold...

Nonprofit Management Institute: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Event: 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute: Towards Real Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Wednesday, September 12 to Friday, September 14 Stanford, CA...

Nonprofit Conference: Inclusion by Design

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Alliance for Nonprofit Resources (ANR), the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (CAAP), and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) are proud to be teaming up for a...

Call for Proposals: 2018 Equity in the Center Summit

ProInspire

October 9-10 in Baltimore, MD Thank you for your interest in the 2018 #EiCSummit! Our team is excited about the thought provoking plenaries and workshops being developed for the October convening. In...

Call for Proposals: Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications

International Institute of Informatics and Systemics

Please consider contributing by submitting an article in the area “Higher Education” or any other included in the 17th International Conference on Education and Information Systems,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeking Middle School STEM Programs for Philadelphia Promise Zone

Philadelphia Education Fund

Fall 2018 The McKinney Center, Drexel University, and the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network are offering an excellent opportunity for Philadelphia STEM...

volunteer financial coaches needed, Clarifi

Clarifi

Clarifi is recruiting volunteer financial coaches for its inaugural Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs! In partnership with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), Clarifi will offer a...


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