March 31, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Twitter Live Chat for Educators -Apr 2

Our team at the Learning Exchange will host a Twitter Live Chat for educators on Thursday, April 2nd 3:30-4:30 Our goal is to create a space for practitioners to share their best practices,...

ASAP Remote Game Night comes to a living room near you! – Apr 2

One of the many events ASAP has decided to postpone was our first-ever Game Night Fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, April 2nd at the Queen and Rook Café. As you may recall, the purpose of this...

Webinar: Lunch and Learn wtih PA Schools Work

PA Schools Work will be holding its next monthly “Lunch and Learn” webinar on April 14 at 12:00 PM, where we will be updating everyone on how COVID-19 is affecting our schools and our...

New Resources

COVID-19 Resource and Activity Guide: Mental Health and Wellness

The Reflect Organization has created a resource and activity guide that includes general COVID-19  and mental health and wellness resources. If you have any comments or suggestions for how they can...

Free Books from Reading Recycled

Need Books? Contact Reading Recycled Reading Recycled is pleased to announce that they have shipped over 750 new books for safe distribution to area children. Need books? Contact Anne at 215-279-7450...

New Article: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19

‘Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19 A lot is being asked of teachers and parents as schools transition to remote learning and the country responds to the...

Blog: Compact Members Mobilizing for Communities in a Time of Crisis

Check out the latest blog from Campus Compact President Andrew Seligsohn: “Institutions of higher education would have been forgiven if they had focused only on keeping their own core functions...

Webinar Recording: Philadelphia student’s basic needs and keeping them enrolled during COVID-19

Students at Philadelphia colleges and universities need our support during the COVID-19 pandemic. As experts on the daily crises that derail #RealCollege students and prevent them from completing...

PA Coronavirus Tracker

Every day the PA Department of Health releases data about COVID-19 cases in counties across the state. Experts at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster have begun turning that data into a series...

New Article: Creating a Digital-First Strategy

Nonprofit leaders should think less about the technology and more about the people who will use it and the goals they hope to achieve. This article is part of the Technology for Change series...

New Article: Civic Health and Social Distancing

Good civic health looks like people making meaningful connections with their neighbors, public officials, and contributing to governance decision-making. But what will become of civic life during...

Survey Results: Direct Impact of COVID-19 on the Nonprofit Sector

From March 17th – 22nd, Idealist conducted a survey of nonprofit professionals across the United States. The goal of the survey was to learn about the direct impact COVID-19 is having on the...

The Census Must Go On Toolkit

Philly Counts has transitioned to a virtual census outreach strategy, until further notice, in support of guidance on slowing the spread of COVID-19. We believe that keeping our communities safe is a...

COVID-19 Resource Guide

12Plus is an organization that partners with Philadelphia public high schools to provide comprehensive college and career access support and has put together a COVID-19 resource guide to use during...

Inspired to Serve is LIVE! Learn more about our report to Congress

On March 25, 2020, the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service released its final report to the Congress, President, and and the American Public. For the first time in American...

Resources from LaSalle’s Nonprofit Center

No one could have envisioned that we would be working like this – distanced from our coworkers and our clients.  But since this is going to be our reality for a while, The Nonprofit Center...

Tools for Tenants in Philly during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Are you nervous about paying rent on April 1? So are we. We made this site to help impacted renters feel supported, build community, and to provide tools to empower collective action. Information has...

Podcast: Fostering Knowledge for Social Change

Stream the The Signs of the Times Podcast episode, “Fostering Knowledge for Social Change” featuring Ira Harkavy, , free & on demand on iHeartRadio.  Brought to you by the Center...

Miscellaneous

Free Webinar: Coronavirus and Nonprofits-How to Communicate in a Time of Crisis – Apr 2,7 or 9

Nonprofit development and marketing professionals are used to having to adapt to change quickly even when there are plans in place. The current environment nonprofits find themselves in as a result...

Webinar: The Federal Government’s Response to COVID-19 Affecting Students – Apr 8

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:30-4:30 PM, NCAN will host a policy focused webinar on the federal government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As our nation faces an...

Webinar: Supporting College Persistence – Five Common Challenges and How to Solve Them – Apr 8

Far too many students are leaving college without a degree in hand. Nearly 4 in 10 won’t graduate within six years, and the number reaches 8 in 10 among students from low-income backgrounds....

Expanded Food Access in Philadelphia

The City has announced its commitment to providing free food to residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis through community food sites. Beginning Monday, March 30, residents can pick up...

New Initiative: Ask Every Student

What would it take to ask every student on your campus about participating in our democracy? Ask Every Student uses the framework that full student voter participation comes from integrating...

Webinar: What are Colleges and Universities Doing to Increase Student Democratic Engagement? A Survey of ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Members – Apr 2

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge empowers colleges and universities to achieve excellence in student democratic engagement by providing structure, support, and recognition. Since the...

Virtual Workshop for Students: Fighting Words Poetry Workshop – Apr 2

While we continue to learn more about the impact of the coronavirus on school schedules, the Pulitzer Center education team will be offering a series of web-based events for teachers and students. If...

Webinar for Teachers: Digital Resources and Virtual Opportunities – Apr 1

While we continue to learn more about the impact of the coronavirus on school schedules, the Pulitzer Center education team will be offering a series of web-based events for teachers and students. If...

IMPORTANT Info on Student Loans from U.S. Department of Education

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that, due to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Department will halt collection actions and wage garnishments to provide additional assistance to...

Webinar: Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program – Apr 1

Please join us for a virtual information session on Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional (CEP) Credentialing Program. In the first hour, attendees will hear from CEPs across the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Network of Neighbors Responder, City of Philadelphia

The mission of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services is to educate, strengthen, and serve individuals and communities so that all Philadelphians can thrive. This is...

Health and Medical Planning Coordinator, City of Philadelphia

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to mitigate, plan, and prepare for emergencies; educate the public about preparedness; coordinate emergency response and recovery efforts; and develop...

Grant Opportunities

Work Grants Program – Apr 30

Bank Welcomes Applications for Work Grants Program Bank welcomes applications for its Work Grants program, which supports organizations and programs that help small businesses thrive, provide...

Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program – Apr 30

Mary Kay Foundation Invites Applications for Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program Founded in 1996 by Mary Kay Ash, the Mary Kay Foundation is dedicated to eliminating cancers affecting women and...

Grant for Innovative Coronavirus Reporting Collaborations

Pulitzer Center Announces New Grant for Innovative Coronavirus Reporting Collaborations The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit organization that supports independent global journalism,...

Health Security & Pandemics Challenge – Jun 18

MIT Solve Invites Proposals for Health Security & Pandemics Challenge Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest in a series of infectious disease emergencies, including cholera, Ebola,...

Reproductive Health Programs for Girls – May 1

Lalor Foundation Accepting Applications for Reproductive Health Programs Through its Anna Lalor Burdick Program, the Lalor Foundation seeks to empower young women and enhance their opportunities in...

Grade 6-12 Science Projects – May 1

Toshiba America Invites Applications for Grade 6-12 Science Projects The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers for innovative science, technology,...

Grant to Help Reduce Global Warming – May 15

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Issues RFP for $100,000 Grant to Help Reduce Global Warming The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for a single $100,000...

Creation, Expansion of Supportive Service to Grandparents, Other Relatives Raising Children – Jun 10

Seed Grants Available for Creation, Expansion of Supportive Service to Grandparents, Other Relatives Raising Children The Brookdale Foundation Group has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the...

Dog Shelters and Rescues – Apr 30

Pedigree Foundation Invites Applications From Dog Shelters and Rescues Established in 2008 by dog lovers, the Pedigree Foundation supports organizations that save the lives of dogs that would...

Faculty Updates

Blog: Compact Members Mobilizing for Communities in a Time of Crisis

Check out the latest blog from Campus Compact President Andrew Seligsohn: “Institutions of higher education would have been forgiven if they had focused only on keeping their own core functions...

CUMU Extends Deadline for Proposals for Conference – May 26

These are truly unprecedented and challenging times. Our lives and communities have been dramatically changed in just a few short weeks. We know you and your institutions are doing everything you can...

Compact20 Virtual Gathering – May 11-13

Join us for a Virtual Gathering! May 11-13, 2020 The Compact20 Virtual Gathering will offer a compact, online-only conference over three days—providing free, accessible opportunities for learning,...

Podcast: Fostering Knowledge for Social Change

Stream the The Signs of the Times Podcast episode, “Fostering Knowledge for Social Change” featuring Ira Harkavy, , free & on demand on iHeartRadio.  Brought to you by the Center...

Webinar: Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program – Apr 1

Please join us for a virtual information session on Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional (CEP) Credentialing Program. In the first hour, attendees will hear from CEPs across the...

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

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  This is a wonderful opportunity for your students. You can view the Journal at The...

Democratic Engagement

Census Class Participation Survey

Here is a quick activity to jazz up your online teaching and remind students about the Census. First, remind students that they need to fill out the census based on their residence on April 1st (in a...

The Census Must Go On Toolkit

Philly Counts has transitioned to a virtual census outreach strategy, until further notice, in support of guidance on slowing the spread of COVID-19. We believe that keeping our communities safe is a...

New Initiative: Ask Every Student

What would it take to ask every student on your campus about participating in our democracy? Ask Every Student uses the framework that full student voter participation comes from integrating...

Webinar: What are Colleges and Universities Doing to Increase Student Democratic Engagement? A Survey of ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Members – Apr 2

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge empowers colleges and universities to achieve excellence in student democratic engagement by providing structure, support, and recognition. Since the...

Census Phonebank Volunteers needed

Sign Up to Phonebank with Philly Counts! Are you stuck at home, but still want to make sure your block is counted in the 2020 Census? Philly Counts needs you! We will be phonebanking residents in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2020 – July 19-24

The 2020 Summer Institute in Digital Literacy will be offered this summer, July 19-24. We call it “Plan C” (for coronavirus) and we’re getting it ready now. We will not cancel. We...

CUMU Extends Deadline for Proposals for Conference – May 26

These are truly unprecedented and challenging times. Our lives and communities have been dramatically changed in just a few short weeks. We know you and your institutions are doing everything you can...

Compact20 Virtual Gathering – May 11-13

Join us for a Virtual Gathering! May 11-13, 2020 The Compact20 Virtual Gathering will offer a compact, online-only conference over three days—providing free, accessible opportunities for learning,...

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

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  This is a wonderful opportunity for your students. You can view the Journal at The...

College Success Network

Webinar: The Federal Government’s Response to COVID-19 Affecting Students – Apr 8

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:30-4:30 PM, NCAN will host a policy focused webinar on the federal government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As our nation faces an...

Webinar: Supporting College Persistence – Five Common Challenges and How to Solve Them – Apr 8

Far too many students are leaving college without a degree in hand. Nearly 4 in 10 won’t graduate within six years, and the number reaches 8 in 10 among students from low-income backgrounds....

Webinar Recording: Philadelphia student’s basic needs and keeping them enrolled during COVID-19

Students at Philadelphia colleges and universities need our support during the COVID-19 pandemic. As experts on the daily crises that derail #RealCollege students and prevent them from completing...

Partnerships Classifieds

Census Phonebank Volunteers needed

Sign Up to Phonebank with Philly Counts! Are you stuck at home, but still want to make sure your block is counted in the 2020 Census? Philly Counts needs you! We will be phonebanking residents in...

Volunteer virtually and help keep our TechGirlz engaged!

Yes!  We still have volunteer opportunities for you during the “Era of Social Distancing!” TechGirlz has postponed all in-person workshops through the end of April. However, we want to...


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