The week of

November 27, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

Fall Speaker Event: College Success Matters & College Success Learning Community Launch Debrief

PHENND

A PDF of this report can be found here: College Success Launch Report Out On October 30, 2018 at the School District of Philadelphia, over 30 colleges/universities as well as many other nonprofit...

ATTN K-12 Schools: Apply to host a Community Partnerships VISTA

PHENND

PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2019. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...

Other Local Events and Workshops

How Donor Management and Stewardship Promote Future Fundraising – Dec 5

La Salle Nonprofit Center

School for Stewardship – How Donor Management and Stewardship Promote Future Fundraising Too often, donor management and gift stewardship are an afterthought instead of integral parts of your...

Financial Forecasting for a More Secure Future – Dec 13

La Salle Nonprofit Center

A strong financial management process is essential to a nonprofit’s well-being. In times of uncertainty about the economy and prospects for funding, the ability to perform accurate and timely...

Spruce Foundation Grant Info Session – Dec 5

Spruce Foundation

The Spruce Foundation hosts a variety of awesome events throughout the year to raise funds to support emerging non-profits helping Philadelphia youth. Grant Info Session December 5, 6pm-7pm Location:...

Letters Home: Writing Workshop for Veterans with Warrior Writers – Nov 28

Rutgers University

November 28, 2018 – 5:30 -7:30 pm Rutgers-Camden Writers House, 305 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102 Free generative writing workshop for veterans and family members. As part of the Letters Home...

Interim Executive Director Opportunities Session – Dec 19

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Thinking about Your Next Career Step? Attend an Explore the Opportunities Session As the long predicted exodus of baby boomer executive directors comes to pass, there is an increasing need for...

Open Labs Science Café for high school students – Dec 1

University of Pennsylvania

Open Labs at Penn Presents: Open Labs Science Café Sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) Join us!! December 1st 1:30-3:00pm Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall University...

Sacred Places/Civic Spaces Public Reveal & Final Jury Review – Dec 4

Community Design Collaborative

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm Center for Architecture and Design, 1218 Arch Street How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity?...

8th Annual Critical Theories of Education Conference – Nov 30

West Chester University

Registration is now available for the 8th annual Critical Theories of Education conference. We have sessions planned for both November 30th at the PASSHE Center City campus and December 1st on the...

Harnessing Science, Tech and Innovation to Combat Distracted Driving – Dec 11

Penn Injury Science Center

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:30 Networking & Registration 12:00 – 1:30 Luncheon Program University of Pennsylvania Houston Hall, 2nd Fl. Auditorium 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA...

9th Annual Community Driven Research Day – Dec 4

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

Theme: Health Equity: Addressing the social determinants of health Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018, 9:00 am-12:00 pm Location: University of Pennsylvania – Huston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street Read...

New Resources

My Philly Neighbor highlights everyday kindness

City Wide Stories

Have a neighbor doing good deeds or always helping others in your community? Nominate them for the “My Philly Neighbor” series which will highlight stories of everyday acts of kindness and good...

Alleviating Poverty and Promoting College Attainment in Philadelphia

Temple University

Poverty remains one of the most serious challenges plaguing Philadelphia, an otherwise ambitious and thriving city on an upward trajectory. More than one in four residents live in poverty, the...

A Tool to Develop & Nurture Campus-Community Partnerships

Connecticut Campus Compact

The practice of campus-community partnerships has gained significant attention in recent years from numerous sectors including the Office of Housing and Urban Development and the National Taskforce...

Medicare Open Enrollment through Dec 7

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Resources available for older adults during Medicare open enrollment The annual open enrollment period for Medicare started October 15 and extends through December 7. Seniors who are already enrolled...

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program available

PA Department of Human Services

PA LIHEAP energy assistance program now available The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides financial assistance for home heating bills to keep low-income Pennsylvanians...

Philadelphia 2017 HIV Surveillance Report

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

City publishes report on HIV/AIDS epidemic in 2017 The AIDS Activities Coordinating Office of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health has published a detailed report of the impact of the...

Facing the Future: Pennsylvania 2018

Warnock Associates

Report outlines major challenges facing Pennsylvania today Far away from the rhetoric of the political campaigns is the reality of Pennsylvania today. The goal of Facing the Future: Pennsylvania 2018...

Report: Hunger in Philadelphia increases 22 percent

Hunger Free America

[posted from the Inquirer via AUNI’s Weekly Newsletter] The number of people living in hunger in Philadelphia has increased by 22 percent at the same time that hunger has diminished throughout...

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Resources

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Looking for a one-stop shop for Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement-related publications? The Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s Publication Websites offer a great resource for your research...

CIRCLE’s Research on Youth Political Engagement

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Interested in learning about the youth vote in the midterm elections? Please visit CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) to access recent articles...

Robot-Ready: Human+ Skills for the Future of Work

Strada Education Network

Robot-Ready? Labor Market Analysis Finds “Human+ Skills” in High Demand New report from Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Emsi finds liberal arts grads may be better prepared for the...

Miscellaneous

Global Citizen Fellowship for Philadelphia Area Teachers

Middle East Center

The Middle East Center at the University of Pennsylvania, the Tellal Institute, and GEMS Education are delighted to announce a fellowship in Global Citizenship for TWO Delaware Valley teachers and...

Become A Philadelphia Education Fund McKinney Center 2019 STEM Teaching Fellow

Philadelphia Education Fund

Supported by PECO, The McKinney Center Teaching Fellows Program is an intensive short-term teacher professional development series, designed for Philadelphia public school teachers seeking to deepen...

Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement Course: Student Learning Outcomes

Indiana Campus Compact

Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement (BPACE) is back with an online platform that allows busy people, with any learning style, to be successful in developing a robust assessment plan....

True Colors Fellowship for LGBTQ youth

True Colors Fund

True Colors Fund offers fellowships for LGBTQ youth Applications for the 2019 True Colors Fellowship program are now open! The True Colors Fellowship offers up to five young people ages 18-24 the...

Federal Grants 101: Securing Millions for Your Organization – Nov 28

Charity How To

Applying for federal funding for the first time can feel like a daunting task. Join us as we help you break down the steps necessary to becoming “grant ready” and how to identify strong funding...

Geoscience for Community Priorities – Policy & Critical Issues Webinar

American Geosciences Institute

Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar (Slides Only) In this webinar, experts in geoscience communication, education, and engagement will discuss a variety of different techniques, media,...

Best Practices in Experiential Education

National Society for Experiential Education

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is hosting a FREE LIVE WEBINAR on Best Practices in Experiential Education. Please feel free to register if you’re interested in learning...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Recruiting for Opioid Emergency Response VISTAs

SERVE Philadelphia

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service has an immediate need for Opioid Emergency Response VISTAs to support the Philadelphia Resilience Project. The Philadelphia Resilience Project is...

Deputy Executive Director, Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities

We’re seeking a resilient and passionate Deputy Executive Director to oversee CEO’s programs in our Mid-Atlantic region, which includes our Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Memphis...

District Partner Associate, RaiseMe

RaiseMe

About RaiseMe At RaiseMe, we’re focused on ensuring that all students have the opportunity to achieve their college and career ambitions. We’re looking for passionate, high-achievers who...

Director, Philadelphia Coalition on Opioids and Children

Turning Points for Children

Project director sought for coalition on opioids and children The Philadelphia Coalition on Opioids and Children is being organized to address the needs of children impacted by the opioid epidemic in...

Principal, El Centro de Estudiantes

Big Picture Philadelphia

For the 2019-20 school year, we are hiring a Principal to lead El Centro de Estudiantes! All applicants must hold a valid Pennsylvania Principal’s Certificate. El Centro de Estudiantes, a Big...

Director of Volunteer Engagement – Full-Time

Mighty Writers

About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches kids, seven to 17, to think and write with clarity. Our free, out-of-school writing programs in six Philadelphia neighborhoods &...

Associate Director, Community-Based Learning, Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement

Drexel University

Job Overview The Lindy Center for Civic Engagement advances Drexel University’s commitment to civic engagement through both academic and co-curricular pathways. Community-based learning (CBL)...

Grant Opportunities

Ecotech Grants

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Accepting Applications for Ecotech Grants The Captain Planet Foundation is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations for its Ecotech Grant program, an...

Learning and Leadership Grants

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Learning and Leadership Grants The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions...

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....

Art and Social Change Grants

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Art and Social Change Grants The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation supports artists involved in art for social change that positively affects and...

Challenge America Fast-Track Grants

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Fast-Track Grants The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and midsize organizations for...

Faculty Updates

A Tool to Develop & Nurture Campus-Community Partnerships

Connecticut Campus Compact

The practice of campus-community partnerships has gained significant attention in recent years from numerous sectors including the Office of Housing and Urban Development and the National Taskforce...

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Resources

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Looking for a one-stop shop for Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement-related publications? The Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s Publication Websites offer a great resource for your research...

CIRCLE’s Research on Youth Political Engagement

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Interested in learning about the youth vote in the midterm elections? Please visit CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) to access recent articles...

Carnegie Workshop for Community Engagement Classification – Dec 18

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

December 18 & 19, 2018 The University at Albany (SUNY) Are you planning to submit your application to be classified as a community-engaged institution in 2019? Are you planning to submit an...

Best Practices in Experiential Education

National Society for Experiential Education

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is hosting a FREE LIVE WEBINAR on Best Practices in Experiential Education. Please feel free to register if you’re interested in learning...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2019 National Service-Learning Conference Heads to Philly!

National Youth Leadership Council

Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 600 educators, administrators, higher-education faculty, non-profit leaders, government officials, AmeriCorps members, and...

Service Year + Opportunity Youth Summit – Dec 3

Service Year Alliance

Service Year Alliance is pleased to invite you to our December 3rd Service Year + Opportunity Youth Summit that will take place at Busboys and Poets at the Brookland location in Washington, DC. With...

Carnegie Workshop for Community Engagement Classification – Dec 18

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

December 18 & 19, 2018 The University at Albany (SUNY) Are you planning to submit your application to be classified as a community-engaged institution in 2019? Are you planning to submit an...

Navigating the Digital Now – Feb 2019

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Join us February 19-20, 2019, Stanford, CA, for our 5th annual Data on Purpose Conference! Why should you attend “Navigating the Digital Now”? Data on Purpose is a must-attend...

College Success Network

Alleviating Poverty and Promoting College Attainment in Philadelphia

Temple University

Poverty remains one of the most serious challenges plaguing Philadelphia, an otherwise ambitious and thriving city on an upward trajectory. More than one in four residents live in poverty, the...

Fall Speaker Event: College Success Matters & College Success Learning Community Launch Debrief

PHENND

A PDF of this report can be found here: College Success Launch Report Out On October 30, 2018 at the School District of Philadelphia, over 30 colleges/universities as well as many other nonprofit...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunities with TechGirlz

TechGirlz

TechGirlz is a Philadelphia-based 501(c)3 nonprofit inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. Founder Tracey Welson-Rossman notes that...

Parents needed for Read by 4th Parent Council

Read by 4th

Philadelphia’s Read by 4th Campaign is recruiting parents and caregivers to serve on its Parent Council. This volunteer group will offer insight and feedback to ensure that the voice of parents...


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