The week of

January 8, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Program Coordinator

PHENND

PHENND is hiring! The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) is a consortium of institutions of higher education in the Philadelphia region. The VISTA Program...

MLK Community Forum: Getting Involved in Education

PHENND

The Fierce Urgency of Now Series University of Pennsylvania Hillel 215 S 39th St Philadelphia PA, 19104 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:00PM-8:00PM Refreshments will be served at 5:00PM Last year, we...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sowing Change Community Gardening Conference – Feb 15

Susquehanna University

Sowing Change is a network of community and campus gardens that seeks to share and expand our knowledge of sustainable growing practices and nutritious food, strengthen food security for our...

Learn to Love Program Evaluation – Jan 25

La Salle Nonprofit Center

When the question is ask, how do we know this program is working, the answer can’t be. “I just know it is.” We have to be able to prove it. How many times have you gone back to the...

Formulating Workforce Solutions: A Focus on North Philadelphia – Jan 16

Temple University

Date And Time: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM EST Location: Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center 1755 North 13th Street, 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19122 Formulating...

Professional Development for Music Educators – Jan 18

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth

Calling All Music Educators! The School District of Philadelphia and PMAY (Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth) are presenting a free day of professional development for music educators on Friday,...

Books & Words: Bookbinding & Poetry Workshop – Jan 22

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Free Interested in adding or expanding the literacy component of your teaching artistry? Join Candy Alexandra González (a Latinx paper-maker,...

Lesson Planning for Engagement & Belonging – Jan 15

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Free Dig into the “why” as well as the “how” of strong lesson planning. Join Julia Katz, ArtWell Associate Executive Director and Sarah...

Facilitating Change in the Workplace: Creating a Culture of Connection – Feb 1

The Blue Door Group

Date and Time: Fri, February 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM EST Location: Oxford Mills, 100 W. Oxford St., Philadelphia, PA 19122 How do we build a culture that reflects...

Intermediate Grants & Arts Funder Panel – Jan 23

Vision Driven Consulting

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM Location: Cultureworks Greater Philacelphia, 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19107 – Learn about local arts funding...

Free Workshops! Taxes for Artists & Introduction to Arts Grants – Jan 28

Vision Driven Consulting

Location: The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Vision Driven Artists has teamed up with The Rotunda to bring resources and capacity-building workshops to self-producing...

New Resources

Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations

Center for Effective Philanthropy

Philanthropy group encourages greater nonprofit diversity Nonprofits are often cash strapped, which means they need to get a lot of good out of a small number of staff members. That can require...

Youth Matters: Philly Newsletter Distribution List

Juvenile Law Center

Youth Matters: Philly is a web based app designed to help Philly youth and those that work with them find and access local resources, like shelters, housing, foodbanks, healthcare providers, and...

Brief: Effective CNCS-Funded Education Programs

Corporation for National and Community Service

Class is in Session: The Education Evidence Brief As the leading federal agency and largest grant maker for service and volunteering in the United States, CNCS helps millions of Americans through...

Report: State Underfunding of Special Education in Pennsylvania

Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

Shortchanging Children with Disabilities: State Underfunding of Special Education in Pennsylvania October 2018 The trajectory of a person’s life is profoundly shaped by what happens in school. For...

Advancing Community-Engaged Scholarship and Institutional Change

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Vol. 29, No. 4, Legacy Lived: A Generation of Ernest A. Lynton Award Recipients Advancing Community-Engaged Scholarship and Institutional Change Dear Readers,In 1990, soon after the founding of CUMU,...

Drexel University’s Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) Journal – Call for Papers

Drexel University

The Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) journal has issued its inaugural Call for Papers for February 1, 2019. EViE invites graduate students and emerging scholars — individuals who defended their...

Miscellaneous

Philadelphia City Scholarship Program

City of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 scholarships to Philadelphia high school seniors each year. Scholarships are $1,000 each academic year for four consecutive years of...

Call for 2020 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

We’re pleased to announce the following opportunity for artists: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2020 season of site-specific artist...

Call for nominees: creative disruptors

Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

The Arts + Business Council Awards Celebration spotlights the Philadelphia region’s Creative Community and its leaders, volunteers, artists, organizations and partnerships, to illustrate the...

Webinar: Instagram for Nonprofits 201- Jan 9

CharityHowTo

You’ll learn from this Live Webinar: How to improve and optimize your nonprofit Instagram profile to make it easier for your supporters to find and follow you How to get more followers on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Early Childhood Educator, GrandFamily Literacy Program

SOWN

Full Time Job Announcement:  Early Childhood Educator, GrandFamily Literacy Program, Grandfamily Resource Center at SOWN The GrandFamily Resource Center, a program of SOWN, is excited to announce...

Financial Counselor Positions

Clarifi

Clarifi is a nonprofit organization celebrating 50 triumphant years of helping clients identify and secure their most important assets and is looking for a number of financial counselors for a few of...

Executive Director, Hope Loves Company, Inc.

Hope Loves Company

The Executive Director is the key management leader of Hope Loves Company. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization....

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem – AmeriCorps Vista

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is one of 63 national STEM Ecosystems, supported by the STEM Funders Network and based on a collective impact model. The purpose of the STEM Ecosystems is to...

Children’s Educator – Wagner Free Institute of Science

Wagner Free Institute of Science

Do you love science? Are you full of questions and curiosities? Are you concerned about the science literacy of future generations? For over 160 years, The Wagner Free Institute has been contributing...

Chief Development Officer (CDO), Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced leader to serve as Chief Development Officer (CDO). This position will serve as a member of SOPA’s Senior Leadership Team...

Spanish Teacher – Green Woods Charter School

Green Woods Charter School

Organization Summary: Green Woods Charter School (GWCS) provides children in grades K through 8 with the opportunity to be active, knowledgeable, and conscientious young investigators by fostering a...

Paid Internship – Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

Organization Summary 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...

Philadelphia School Partnership – GreatPhillySchools Intern (Paid)

Philadelphia School Partnership

Organization Summary 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...

Education Programs Coordinator – Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Join this progressive team of educators, dedicated to ensuring that all children have access to nature. This position is critical in implementing a new strategic plan and delivering high quality...

Steppingstone Scholars is Hiring Graduate Students

Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars works with families and school partners to provide rigorous educational programming and support for talented underserved students in the Philadelphia region to achieve academic...

Program Coordinator – Ceiba

Ceiba

Job Title: Program Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Job Description: Ceiba is a coalition of Latino non-profit organizations. Its mission is to promote the economic development and...

Grant Opportunities

K-12 Classroom Projects

ASM Materials Education Foundation

ASM Materials Education Foundation Invites Applications for K-12 Classroom Projects The ASM Materials Education Foundation is the charitable arm of ASM International, the world’s largest...

Inequality Research Grants

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Seeks Applications for Inequality Research Grants In recent years, inequality in the United States has become pervasive. At the same time, prospects for social mobility...

NFL Foundation Grassroots Program

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Local Initiatives Support Consortium Invites Grant Applications for NFL Foundation Grassroots Program The Local Initiatives Support Consortium is accepting grant proposals to the NFL Foundation...

Promotion of Humane Education Issues RFP

Latham Foundation

Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education Issues RFP The Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education has issued a Request for Proposals for a first round of grants...

Replication Grant: Stay the Course

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

RFP opens to replicate Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course Stay the Course is a community college program created by Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW). It combines case...

Faculty Updates

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

2019 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 18–21, 2019 Villanova University Applications Due March 7, 2019 The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help campus and state system teams advance student success by...

Diversity & Democracy: Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Examining the Past, Transforming the Future – AAC&U Publication Diversity & Democracy, Summer 2018 Vol. 21, No. 3 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines how colleges and...

Book: Place-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

A Strategy to Transform Universities and Communities by Erica K. Yamamura and Kent Koth Foreword by Geoffrey Canada While an increasing number of universities have or are committed to engaging their...

Book: Community-Based Global Learning

Stylus Publishing

The Theory and Practice of Ethical Engagement at Home and Abroad by Eric Hartman, Richard C. Kiely, Christopher Boettcher, and Jessica Friedrichs Foreword by Rafia Zakaria International education,...

Call for Papers: The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  You can view the Journal at   The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate...

Civic Learning & Engagement Rubrics for Gen Ed Programs

HE-SL Listserv

AAC&U will be releasing a new publication in January 2019:  We Have a Rubric for That: The VALUE Approach to Assessment.  More information can be found here:  IUPUI’s learning outcomes,...

Democracy under Siege – Article in AAC&U Newsletter

American Association of Colleges and Universities

This article attempts to reframe what is going on with US democracy and democracies elsewhere in a different way than the divided political parties that governs the narrative in this period of...

Volunteering in America Report

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation has released its 2018 report on Volunteering in America, a “comprehensive report of volunteer highlights and trends in the United States of America.” On the report’s website,...

Call for Workshops & Papers: Philosophy from All Walks of Life

Public Philosophy Network

Michigan State University Kellogg Conference Center October 17-19, 2019 Call for Workshops, Panels, Papers, Reports Abstracts Due January 31, 2019, please submit to: The Public Philosophy Networks...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Professional Development for Music Educators

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth

Music Educators! What do you know? What is your best classroom practice to share with other music educators? Propose a one-hour session for the upcoming Shared Professional Development Day with the...

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

Call for Proposals: Inclusive Leadership Conference

Campus Philly

On February 9, 2019, close to 500 students will learn how to use their voice to advocate for inclusion and respect, and you can help! Campus Philly and Temple University’s annual Inclusive...

Call for Papers: The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  You can view the Journal at   The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate...

2019 Regional National Service Training – Call for Proposals

National Service Training

America’s Service Commissions, in partnership with state service commissions, is pleased to release a Call for Proposals for the 2019 National Service Regional Training Conferences. Interested...

Call for Workshops & Papers: Philosophy from All Walks of Life

Public Philosophy Network

Michigan State University Kellogg Conference Center October 17-19, 2019 Call for Workshops, Panels, Papers, Reports Abstracts Due January 31, 2019, please submit to: The Public Philosophy Networks...

College Success Network

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

2019 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 18–21, 2019 Villanova University Applications Due March 7, 2019 The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help campus and state system teams advance student success by...

Diversity & Democracy: Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Examining the Past, Transforming the Future – AAC&U Publication Diversity & Democracy, Summer 2018 Vol. 21, No. 3 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines how colleges and...

Creativity-Infused Pedagogy to Foster a Civic Consciousness

Association of American Colleges and Universities

By Carol-lynn Swol, Project Associate, Association of American Colleges and Universities Art and design curricula empower students to be thoughtful and engaged with society. The creative process,...

Book: Place-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

A Strategy to Transform Universities and Communities by Erica K. Yamamura and Kent Koth Foreword by Geoffrey Canada While an increasing number of universities have or are committed to engaging their...

Replication Grant: Stay the Course

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

RFP opens to replicate Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course Stay the Course is a community college program created by Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW). It combines case...

Aspen Presidential Fellowship: Community College leadership

Aspen Institute

Aspen Fellows application open for 2019-20 cohort During the next decade, more than 80 percent of community college presidents are projected to retire, creating a need to develop leaders. The Aspen...

New College Success documentary: Unlikely

Three Frame Media

World premiere of documentary on higher ed set for Napa Valley Festival Immigrants. Parents. Working Adults. First Generation. Meet the faces of today’s higher ed students and follow the...


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