The week of

April 7, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Zoom Version of “Students! Can We Talk!” – Apr 16

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Students! Can We Talk? – A Civil Dialogue for Troubles  Times. Feeling distressed? Disrupted? Cheated? Weary of quarantine and ready for some authentic conversation? Talk with other students...

Self-Care Zoom Workshops for these Uncertain Times

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

We may not be able to connect in person, but we can still support you in taking care of yourself as you navigate through the demands and anxiety of this time.  We welcome back Helanah Warren (vegan...

CCNYPA Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hours, Every Friday

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Miss those Friday afternoons with colleagues at the friendly pub down the street? CCNYPA is hosting Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hours, every Friday through May 15. We’ll talk about how...

Virtual Program: SBA COVID-19 Loans, Understanding Federal COVID-19 Business Loans – Apr 9

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

The Small Business Administration is facilitating the federal government’s emergency support funds for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. At this free virtual program for Chamber members,...

Virtual Event: COVID-19 – The Evolving Employment Landscape – Apr 7

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

As COVID-19 presents new challenges to Greater Philadelphia’s businesses and their employees, it’s vitally important to understand the laws around paid leave, furlough, unemployment, and privacy....

New Resources

Vote by Mail for PA Primary and Mail-in Ballot Toolkit

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

As you may know, the Pennsylvania primary election that had been scheduled to take place on April 28th has been moved to June 2nd. And, thanks to historic legislation, ALL Pennsylvania voters have...

Two New COVID19 Media and News Outlets Created by Students

Temple University

With the increasing coverage of the Coronavirus COVID19 on campus, throughout the city, and throughout the country, students are constantly receiving updates from local and campus officials, sharing...

PA Education Related Resources for COVID-19

PA Schools Work

An Update from the PA Schools Work Campaign We hope you all are staying safe and healthy in this very difficult time. Last week, as you are well aware, Governor Wolf extended Pennsylvania school...

How to Make Alternative Face Masks and Shields

The City of Philadelphia

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently recommended wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (, grocery stores and...

Stay Informed on COVID-19 in Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia

Below are some quick ways to stay informed: Get COVID-19 updates sent to your phone. Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive free text alerts with info and updates from @PHLPublicHealth. Residents with...

Coronavirus Resources for Pennsylvanians

U.S. Senator Bob Casey

The following message is from Pennsylvania U. S. Senator Bob Casey: There continues to be a lot of concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Pennsylvania and across the...

Community Services and COVID-19 Updates in the Greater Philadelphia Area

Community Resource Connects

Community Resource Connects: Community services and COVID-19 Updates in the Greater Philadelphia Area  is a searchable online resource database to help individuals, families and providers find local...

PACDC COVID-19 Resource Directory and Updates

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Here are a few other key updates found in our Resource Directory: All courts and related offices in Philadelphia will remain closed until April 30th. Given this, there will be be no legal evictions...

New Series: Rethinking Social Change in the Face of Coronavirus

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

COVID-19 has affected every aspect of life around the globe. How should the social sector respond to the evolving crisis? How will nonprofits, foundations, philanthropic organizations, and social...

New Strada survey examines impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Strada Education Network

Concerned. Cautious. Worried. More than half of Americans report feeling these emotions in the first week of a new Strada Consumer Insights survey to track how COVID-19 impacts Americans’...

More COVID-19 Resources for Democratic Engagement Planning

HE-SVE Forum

The following resources were posted on the Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement (HE-SVE) Forum: Ballotpedia is tracking state government responses and changes in election dates and procedures...

COVID-19 Resources for Democratic Engagement Planning

ALL IN Challenge

Now more than ever it is important for campuses to have a plan in place to account for in-person and online democratic engagement. These plans will need to account for the possibility that physical...

Virtual Learning Resources for Teens

Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly has created a list of virtual resources for teens from learning to type to learning a new language to acreer assessment tools. Now can be a good time for teens to develop or improve...

Free ‘Facing Pandemic’ Online Learning Series

Omprakash

Omprakash has just launched two free, open online learning communities to support individuals and social impact organizations as they adapt to global disruptions caused by COVID19.  More info here...

The Arts & Social/Civic Innovation Webinar Recording

Corporation for National and Community Service

What is the significance of place-based art? What is the relationship between place-based art and civic engagement and social cohesion? Through its ongoing webinar series, ORE invited four...

Happy Census Day!

HE-SVE Forum

April 1st, Census Day, is an important point of reference for the Census. It’s the date we use to take a snapshot of the country – a snapshot that has huge implications for our democracy...

Give Pulse: Learnings from COVID-19 Assessment

GivePulse

In the past few weeks, GivePulse has been working with our network of partners and higher ed institutions to better understand how to adapt and support the HE-SL community during the COVID-19 health...

A Ground-Breaking New Text on Women and Leadership in Higher Ed

Stylus Publishing

A Ground-Breaking New Text on Women and Leadership, Addressing the Needs and Aspirations of Today’s Diverse Students – We Are The Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For, Women and...

Miscellaneous

Comcast Internet Essentials Free for 2 months

Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast brings you affordable, high-speed Internet. We want to make it easier for low-income households to get connected so they can more easily work from home, access...

How You Can Help Your Community During COVID-19

The City of Philadelphia

While we are urging the general public to stay at home, there are many ways you can support our frontline healthcare workers, non-profit partners, and those who are in need of critical support during...

Webinar: COVID-19 Work and Education Survey Findings – Apr 8

Strada Education Network

Strada Public Viewpoint Webinar: COVID-19 Work and Education Survey Findings, Wednesday, April 8, 2-3 COVID-19 is taking the lives of Americans and disrupting the fabric of work, education, and...

Application for the Paycheck Protection Program Open

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

About the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) PPP provides eight weeks of cash-flow assistance  to small businesses and nonprofits with up to 500 employees through 100 percent federally guaranteed...

Webinar: How to Run Your Own Paid Webinar – Apr 16

Iris Creative Group

Running a paid webinar – It’s one thing to run a Zoom meeting…but how do you charge for it? Turns out most tools for delivering virtual content have no way to accept payment much less...

Webinar: Philanthropic Efforts to Battle COVID-19 Around the Corner and Around the World – Apr 8

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

This Complimentary SSIR Live! Program Will Explore: How philanthropic resources are being deployed to support medical response, fund vital research, and assist people and organizations who have...

Webinar for Students: Responsible Reporting on Epidemics with Dr. Seema Yasmin – Apr 8

The Pulitzer Center

Wednesday, April 8 2:00–3:00PM ET: Dr. Seema Yasmin will share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies, and will answer questions from participants. Dr. Yasmin is a...

Encouraging College Students to Complete the Census

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

April 1, 2020 was #NationalCensusDay, and what better way to celebrate than to take the census online and share it with your campus community: Encouraging students to complete the census ––...

Free Webinar Series: Quality, Equity, and Inclusion during the COVID Crisis

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

As the higher education community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, AAC&U is offering a series of webinars to support those at the forefront of efforts to maintain the commitment to quality,...

Webinar: Current College Students’ Perspectives in the COVID-19 World – Apr 9

Signal Vine

Today’s college students have once again demonstrated their resiliency and flexibility as they adjust to the new plans institutions execute to keep students, faculty, and staff safe. What are...

Rapid Response: PHL Nonprofits and COVID-19 Survey

City of Philadelphia

Rapid Response: PHL Nonprofits and COVID-19 Survey announced The PHL Nonprofits and COVID-19 Survey will allow government, donors and funders of Greater Philadelphia to understand the needs of the...

City surveying agencies to assess rent crisis among unemployed

City of Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Are you being contacted by workers who are laid off, not eligible for unemployment insurance and seeking help with rental assistance? Philadelphia’s Office of Community and Economic Opportunity...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer paid and volunteer positions with Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

We’re excited to share that applications for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 positions for college students are now open! Summer is right around the corner and we need your help to invite the college...

Civic House & HIAS PA AmeriCorps VISTA position for 2020-2021

Civic House

UPenn’s Civic House & HIAS PA’s Refugee Employment AmeriCorp VISTA The CCNYPA*VISTA will play a vital role enhancing HIAS PA’s capacity to support newly-arrived refugees and asylees...

Fab Youth Philly is hiring teens for the summer! Be a Play Captain

Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly is hiring teens for the summer! Do you know a teen between the ages of 14-19? Do they love playing with children? Love being outdoors during the summer? Are they a positive role...

Caring for Friends – AmeriCorps Member Service Hours Opportunity

Caring for Friends

Caring for Friends () is an organization that provides food boxes and meals to folks in the greater Philadelphia area. Their volunteer numbers are down with everything going on. If you know of other...

Grant Opportunities

STEM Innovation Grants – May 1

Colocation America

Colocation America Invites Applications for STEM Innovation Grants Colocation America is inviting applications to its STEM Innovation Grant program. Through the program, grants of up to $7,500 will...

Roddenderry Prize – Apr 10

Roddenderry Foundation

Roddenderry Foundation Welcomes Proposals for Roddenderry Prize An initiative of the Roddenderry Foundation, the Roddenberry Prize seeks to highlight extraordinary organizations and support their...

Inaugural Elevate Prize Competition – Jun 29

Elevate Prize Foundation

Elevate Prize Foundation Welcomes Nominations, Applications for Inaugural Elevate Prize Competition The Elevate Prize Foundation has announced the launch of the inaugural Elevate Prize, a prize...

Direct Service, Education, Outreach for Older Americans – Apr 22

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation Welcomes Applications From Direct Service, Education, Outreach, and Field-Building Projects The AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable older adults build...

$2.5M Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund-Now Accepting Applications! – Apr 17

LISC Philadelphia

Small businesses are confronting extreme economic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial support at this critical time can make the difference between staying in business or...

Fund for Children Strategic Investment in Youth Grants

Philadelphia Foundation

• Available to organizations that successfully engage youth to become analytical decision makers and action-oriented leaders who are post-secondary and/or workforce ready. Learn more(link is...

For Students

Webinar for Students: Responsible Reporting on Epidemics with Dr. Seema Yasmin – Apr 8

The Pulitzer Center

Wednesday, April 8 2:00–3:00PM ET: Dr. Seema Yasmin will share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies, and will answer questions from participants. Dr. Yasmin is a...

Virtual Learning Resources for Teens

Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly has created a list of virtual resources for teens from learning to type to learning a new language to acreer assessment tools. Now can be a good time for teens to develop or improve...

Faculty Updates

CCNYPA Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hours, Every Friday

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Miss those Friday afternoons with colleagues at the friendly pub down the street? CCNYPA is hosting Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hours, every Friday through May 15. We’ll talk about how...

Application Deadline Extended for the Institute on ePortfolios – Apr 21

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Application deadline: April 21, 2020 About the Institute In collaboration with AAEEBL and NASPA, the new AAC&U Institute on ePortfolios offers a yearlong opportunity for teams of faculty, staff,...

Free Webinar Series: Quality, Equity, and Inclusion during the COVID Crisis

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

As the higher education community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, AAC&U is offering a series of webinars to support those at the forefront of efforts to maintain the commitment to quality,...

Give Pulse: Learnings from COVID-19 Assessment

GivePulse

In the past few weeks, GivePulse has been working with our network of partners and higher ed institutions to better understand how to adapt and support the HE-SL community during the COVID-19 health...

A Ground-Breaking New Text on Women and Leadership in Higher Ed

Stylus Publishing

A Ground-Breaking New Text on Women and Leadership, Addressing the Needs and Aspirations of Today’s Diverse Students – We Are The Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For, Women and...

Democratic Engagement

Vote by Mail for PA Primary and Mail-in Ballot Toolkit

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

As you may know, the Pennsylvania primary election that had been scheduled to take place on April 28th has been moved to June 2nd. And, thanks to historic legislation, ALL Pennsylvania voters have...

Encouraging College Students to Complete the Census

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

April 1, 2020 was #NationalCensusDay, and what better way to celebrate than to take the census online and share it with your campus community: Encouraging students to complete the census ––...

More COVID-19 Resources for Democratic Engagement Planning

HE-SVE Forum

The following resources were posted on the Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement (HE-SVE) Forum: Ballotpedia is tracking state government responses and changes in election dates and procedures...

COVID-19 Resources for Democratic Engagement Planning

ALL IN Challenge

Now more than ever it is important for campuses to have a plan in place to account for in-person and online democratic engagement. These plans will need to account for the possibility that physical...

Happy Census Day!

HE-SVE Forum

April 1st, Census Day, is an important point of reference for the Census. It’s the date we use to take a snapshot of the country – a snapshot that has huge implications for our democracy...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Application Deadline Extended for the Institute on ePortfolios – Apr 21

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Application deadline: April 21, 2020 About the Institute In collaboration with AAEEBL and NASPA, the new AAC&U Institute on ePortfolios offers a yearlong opportunity for teams of faculty, staff,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer paid and volunteer positions with Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

We’re excited to share that applications for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 positions for college students are now open! Summer is right around the corner and we need your help to invite the college...


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