The week of

November 6, 2018

Other Local Events and Workshops

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop – Nov. 20

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Chamber discusses ‘purposeful inclusion’ in diversity workshop Countless studies have proven that diversity and inclusion (D&I) are good for business — a sound practice can...

Keys to Effective Strategic Planning – Nov. 28

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Every nonprofit leader has to be able to participate in, and contribute to, the strategic planning and implementation process, just as every nonprofit needs a good strategic plan to serve as a...

Teaching Artist Play Date: Mindfulness Movement – Nov. 7

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018; 4:30-6:00 pm Join Gracianna Coscia-Collins (Education Manager at Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers) for a mindfulness-based movement experience. Inspired by Artistic Director Kun-Yang...

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Networking Meeting – Nov. 15

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 9-11 AM Where Chestnut Hill College 9601 Germantown Ave East Parlor in St. Joseph Hall (the building that looks like a castle!) Directions: Go in the front entrance of...

Connecting the Dots II: Understanding HIV and Mental Health – Nov. 16

University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center (PMHARC) Community Advisory Board cordially invites you to Connecting the Dots II: Understanding the Intersection of HIV and Mental Health. A Symposium for...

Hungry for Change Food Summit – Nov. 11

Hazon

Summit highlights US, Israeli strategies for combatting hunger In celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Hazon Philadelphia and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia invite you to our...

This Year in Nonprofit Law – Nov. 13

Nonprofit Issues

Hargro to speak on mission investing at nonprofit law conference Nonprofit Issues ® and the Philadelphia law firm of Montgomery McCracken will present the 28th annual This Year in Nonprofit Law on...

Empty Bowl Dinner – Nov. 14

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) Invites you to our annual Empty Bowl Dinner Wednesday November 14, 2018 at United Lutheran Seminary 7301 Germantown Ave Philadelphia PA 19119 3...

IF MARKET PitchSlam – Nov. 7

Social Innovations Journal

Date and Time: November 7, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Location: IBX Center, 1700 Market Street, Phila. PA 19103 Join us for the IF MARKET PitchSlam. PitchSlam is more than a competition. It’s an...

Building Early Literacy Skills for the Young Learner! – November 9

First Up

Join us for a full-day of workshops focused around literacy in early childhood on Friday, November 9th from 9:00am to 4:30 pm at the First Up Office in Philadelphia, 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 300....

Wellness and Job Resource Fair – Nov. 7

Sierra Club

Wednesday, November 7, 2-6 PM, McClure Elementary School, 600 W. Hunting Park Ave., Philadelphia There will be fun kid-friendly activities as well as information stations set up by local...

Post Graduate Volunteer Service Fair – Nov. 13

Saint Joseph's University

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 11AM-1PM in Campion Banquet Hall. Are you a post graduate volunteer organization interested in attending the Fair? Or are you someone considering serving full time...

Letters Home: Lecture and Discussion with Andrew Carroll, Veterans, and Family Members – Nov. 14

Rutgers University

Letters Home – A Lecture and Discussion on War Letters with Andrew Carroll, Veterans, and Family Members November 14, 2018 – 6 pm Rutgers-Camden Digital Commons, 101 Cooper Street,...

New Resources

K-12 School shooting database

Naval Postgraduate School

Students Create Database of Every K-12 School Shooting A new database with information on every shooting at a school in the last 50 years is now available publicly online. The database was created by...

Middle Grades Academy Writing Program

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers North located at Carver High School is currently enrolling for the Middle Grades Academy Program for children between the ages of 10-13. We offer free writing programs that focus on...

Support Program for Grandparent Caregivers

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

PCA program provides support for grandparent caregivers More than million children nationwide are being raised by grandparents and other older relatives because their biological parents cannot care...

United Way’s College Savings Account Program

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

The path to financial stability starts young What seems like a small step today could make a measurable, lasting impact over time. United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s...

Bringing Theory to Practice Feedback Survey and Fall Newsletter

Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) mission is to encourage and support colleges and universities in developing sustainable campus cultures that support the greater purposes of higher...

Ninth Grade On-Track Patterns in SDP

Philadelphia Education Research Consortium

This brief is an addendum to an earlier report, Getting on Track to Graduation, published in May 2018 by the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium (Crofton and Neild, 2018). Focusing on two...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement – Latest Issue

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement has recently published its latest issue, Volume 22, No. 3 (September 2018). This special issue highlights selected scholarly works presented at...

National Inventory for Institutional Infrastructure on Community Engagement

Brown University

The National Inventory for Institutional Infrastructure on Community Engagement (NI³CE) The Swearer Center is making the National Inventory of Institutional Infrastructure for Community Engagement...

Partnerships Classifieds

Nominations open for SDP Parent & Community Advisory Council – Nov. 9

Philadelphia Board of Education

The Parent & Community Advisory Council will provide input and guidance to the Board by communicating the interest and concerns of Philadelphia public school parents/caregivers and community...

volunteers needed, adult education

PathwaysPA

Share your love of learning by helping PathWays PA’s adult education students. PathWays PA offers free Adult Education classes to assist low-income students in furthering their education,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Global Health & Innovation Conference – April 2019

Unite for Sight

Global Health & Innovation Conference, April 13-14, 2018, New Haven Connecticut The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social...

2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting – Jun 2019

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

June 5–June 8, 2019 Fort Lauderdale, Florida AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP) and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us in Fort...

Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference, Nov. 15-16

Anchor Institutions Task Force

It’s not too late to register for the Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) Annual Conference in New York City, Nov 15-16, 2018. Sheena Wright, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of New York City...

Grant Opportunities

Projects That Address Homelessness – Dec 2018


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William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Issues Request for Proposals for Projects That Address Homelessness To honor the legacy of William G. McGowan, who believed that every person has the potential to...

School Nursing Research Grant – May 2019

National Association of School Nurses

National Association of School Nurses Invites Applications for 2019 NASN/ANF Research Grants The National Association of School Nurses, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation, is...

Innovative Practices in College Health Fund – Feb 2019

American College Health Foundation

American College Health Foundation Seeks Applications for Innovative Practices in College Health Fund The American College Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American College Health...

Fire Prevention Grant Program – Nov. 30

FM Global

FM Global is accepting applications for its Fire Prevention Grant Program. Grants will be awarded to fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local, and community...

Spruce Foundation 2018-2019 Grant Cycle – Dec 2019

Spruce Foundation

The Spruce Foundation has kicked off our 2018-2019 grant cycle! The Spruce Foundation is an all-volunteer, next-gen-led non-profit based in Philadelphia. We’re focused on cultivating the next...

Philadelphia Black Giving Circle Grant Making Cycle – Dec. 2018

The Philadelphia Black Giving Circle

The Philadelphia Black Giving Circle (PBGC) Launches its Inaugural Grantmaking Cycle On Thursday, November 1, 2018, the Philadelphia Black Giving Circle (PBGC) launched its inaugural grant making...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

2019-20 Repair the World Fellowship Application is Open – Jan 2019

Repair the World

Big News: The 2019-20 Repair the World Fellowship Application is Open! Get excited and apply, or refer a future changemaker, today. Need a refresh on the details of The Fellowship? We’ve got...

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time), Penn Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

The mission of the Penn Center for Community Health Workers is to improve health in high-risk populations through the effective use of Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs are individuals hired from...

Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) – Lead Instructor

SMASH Wharton

Calling Philadelphia Area Educators! It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for SMASH Wharton to start building our team for summer 2019. I am reaching out to you all specifically...

High School Coach, College Possible

College Possible

College Possible is a nationally growing nonprofit organization making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Since...

PennSERVE Seeks Program Officer

PennSERVE

PennSERVE seeks a professional with demonstrated commitment to AmeriCorps, national service, and volunteerism to join our growing team as we support volunteerism and service across Pennsylvania. As a...

Miscellaneous

Santander Community Quarterback recognition

Philadelphia Eagles

Santander, Eagles to honor local community leaders In partnership with Santander, the Philadelphia Eagles are celebrating outstanding individuals in the Greater Philadelphia region through the...

Journal of College and Character – Seeking Input from Campuses and Communities

Journal of College and Character

Message from Barbara Jacoby (bjacoby@ or bgjacoby @ ): I have just accepted the position of Contributing Editor for Civic Engagement for the Journal of College and Character. I plan to focus my first...

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program – Summer 2019 application now open!

Monell Chemical Senses Center

We are pleased to announce that our application for the Summer 2019 Monell Science Apprenticeship Program is now live! MSAP is a great opportunity for high school and college students to get hands on...

How to Create a Super Successful Auction Webinar – Nov. 13

Charity How To

Join us on November 13th at 1:00 PM Silent auctions – love ‘em or hate ‘em? Either way, it’s an undeniable fact that they are crowd-pleasers, revenue-raisers and they are here to stay....

Webinar: The Power of National Service: Improving Children’s Literacy Outcomes

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) invites you to join our Research and Evidence webinar series. This webinar series is one of...

Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture – Nov. 7

Social Innovations Institute

This webinar will review Equity in the Center’s Race Equity Cycle framework, share critical learnings from its “Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture” publication and...

Faculty Updates

Journal of College and Character – Seeking Input from Campuses and Communities

Journal of College and Character

Message from Barbara Jacoby (bjacoby@ or bgjacoby @ ): I have just accepted the position of Contributing Editor for Civic Engagement for the Journal of College and Character. I plan to focus my first...

Bringing Theory to Practice Feedback Survey and Fall Newsletter

Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) mission is to encourage and support colleges and universities in developing sustainable campus cultures that support the greater purposes of higher...

2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting – Jun 2019

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

June 5–June 8, 2019 Fort Lauderdale, Florida AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP) and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us in Fort...

Resources for College Student Emergency Aid – Food Pantries and Food Insecurity

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

To successfully grow emergency aid at any institution — and to strengthen the community of practice around urgent support for students facing an unexpected financial crisis — institutions need a...

Anchor Institutions Task Force Annual Conference, Nov. 15-16

Anchor Institutions Task Force

It’s not too late to register for the Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) Annual Conference in New York City, Nov 15-16, 2018. Sheena Wright, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of New York City...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement – Latest Issue

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement has recently published its latest issue, Volume 22, No. 3 (September 2018). This special issue highlights selected scholarly works presented at...

National Inventory for Institutional Infrastructure on Community Engagement

Brown University

The National Inventory for Institutional Infrastructure on Community Engagement (NI³CE) The Swearer Center is making the National Inventory of Institutional Infrastructure for Community Engagement...


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