The week of

November 24, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Application to host AmeriCorps VISTAs

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 2015. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Discipline, Disabilities, School to Prison, Disproportionality

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Join us for a full-day conference on Saturday, December 13 on special education and discipline. Two alarming trends are happening across the country right now. A disproportionate number of minority...

Support Center for Prison Advocacy: Don’t Let Your Record Stall Your Life

Philadelphia FIGHT

Are You Facing Employment Discrimination Due to Your Criminal Record? Are You Curious About How Philly’s New Marijuana Law May Affect You? This is a Day for You! Family, friends, advocates, and...

Sandbox Collective Monthly Gathering

Sandbox Collective

You asked for it, we’re planning it! Celebrate the holiday season with your colleagues from the Sandbox Collective. Instead of our monthly morning meeting, we are going to host an evening...

Youth Work Matters: Orientation to the online course

Philadelphia Youth Network

Youth Work Matters: Orientation to the online course Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 AM Register Here Take an Online course from the University of Minnesota with other Philadelphia...

Are We Speaking the Same Language? Building Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Philadelphia Youth Network

Are We Speaking the Same Language? Building Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth Wednesday, December 3, 2014 9:00am to 11:00am Register here This session will focus on presenting basic information on LGBTQ...

Student Recruitment and Retention

University of Pennsylvania

Next Peer Networking Meeting: Register Today! Student Recruitment and Retention Thursday, December 11, 2014, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: PHMC, 1500 Market Street, Lower Mezzanine Register HERE....

Budgeting Basics and Financial Management

Women's Christian Alliance

WCA is pleased to work with PNC to deliver presentations to students, parents, family and community members about Budgeting Basics and Financial Management. The next monthly workshop is being held on...

False Choice: The New Spatial Politics of Poverty

University of Pennsylvania

False Choice: The New Spatial Politics of Poverty University of Pennsylvania, College Hall, Room 205 Friday, December 12 – 12:00 – 1:30pm Margaret Weir Professor of Sociology and...

Small Games of Chance and Other Fundraising Legal Requirements

Resources for Human Development

Small Games of Chance and Other Fundraising Legal Requirements Thursday, December 4 | 6:00 PM—8:00 PM | Philadelphia, PA Presented by: Don Kramer, Esq., Of Counsel – Montgomery McCracken...

GreenSchools! Training Workshops

Project Learning Tree

GreenSchools! Training Workshops Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA December 2, 2014 8:00AM to 3:30PM Teachers, administrators, custodians, students, parents, partners and volunteers...

New Resources

Book: Trusting Teachers with School Success

A new book, Trusting Teachers with School Success, indicates that teachers given authority to make decisions influencing school success create cultures consistent with high-performing organizations,...

Campus Election Engagement Slideshow

Campus Election Engagement Project

We partnered with hundreds of campuses around the country in our 2014 midterm election work. Check out the slideshow below to see photos from our campus organizers as they worked hard to engage their...

Giving in Greater Philadelphia 2014

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Giving in Greater Philadelphia 2014 A report on regional philanthropy prepared by the Philanthropy Network Hardly a week goes by without Philanthropy Network being asked about the state of giving...

Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

While high school students are all about what college they want to get into, a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center looks at how many actually finish —and the outcomes...

Economic Benefits of Closing Educational Achievement Gaps

Center for American Progress

Our nation is currently experiencing growing levels of income and wealth inequality, which are contributing to longstanding racial and ethnic gaps in education outcomes and other areas. These large...

Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach By the Annie E. Casey Foundation Nearly half of the nation’s families with young children struggle to make ends meet. A new KIDS COUNT...

Healthcare Open Enrollment on the Federal Marketplace has started

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

THE INSURANCE MARKETPLACE IS OPEN! Healthcare Open Enrollment on the Federal Marketplace has started! New and existing enrollees can now renew their plans, pick new plans or enroll for the first time...

Economic, Social, and Cultural Contributions of Chicago’s Colleges and Universities

America’s Urban Campus

America’s Urban Campus (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, recently released the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago’s higher education system...

New Issue: Diversity & Democracy on Campus Climates

Association of American Colleges and Universities

New Issue of Diversity & Democracy on Campus Climates This issue of Diversity & Democracy features multiple approaches to creating and evaluating campus and classroom climates that value...

New plans for NYC schools includes community support

New York Times

New centerpiece for NYC schools New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new approach to fixing the city’s troubled schools: more money and staffing, an extended day, and social...

Partnerships Classifieds

Bilingual Tax Aides needed, AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation

Volunteer for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for 2015 Bilingual volunteers are needed at AARP Foundation Tax Aide Diversity Sites for the 2015 Tax Season at two sites in South Philadelphia. Volunteers will...

Call for Community Grant Reviewers, PennSERVE

PennSERVE

PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT REVIEWERS 2015 AmeriCorps State Grant Competition SUMMARY: PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

University of Michigan

Please consider submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL). We are now seeking articles for volume 22 (fall 2015, spring 2016). The first step in the...

International Service Learning Summit

Duke University

DukeEngage will host the third International Service Learning Summit (ISL),”Global Community Partnerships” on March 4-6, 2015, at the Durham Convention Center, in Durham, NC. ISL’s Global...

Ready by 21 National Meeting

Ready by 21

Ready by 21 National Meeting March 31 – April 2, 2015 New Orleans, La. The National Meeting brings together up to 400 national, state and local leaders committed to improving partnerships, policies...

Grant Opportunities

International Reading Association

IRA Invites Proposals for 2015 Teacher as Researcher Grant The International Reading Association is a global nonprofit network of individuals and institutions committed to promoting literacy around...

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Baseball Tomorrow Fund Invites Applications from Youth Baseball and Softball Programs The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is a joint initiative of Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players...

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award

President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award is the nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate...

Give Camp Pro-Bono Technology Weekend

Give Camp

Give Camp is a weekend-long event where software developers, designers and database administrators volunteer their time to create custom software for nonprofit organizations, such as a new website,...

John W. Gardner Leadership Award

Independent Sector

Independent Sector Accepting Nominations for Gardner Leadership Award Independent Sector annually presents the John W. Gardner Leadership Award to honor a living American whose leadership in or...

Lawrence Foundation

Lawrence Foundation

Lawrence Foundation Accepting Proposals for Environmental, Education, and Human Services Projects DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2015 The Lawrence Foundation awards grants in support of the environment,...

2014-15 InvenTeam Initiative for STEM projects

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lemelson-MIT Program Announces 2014-15 InvenTeam Initiative Created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, the InvenTeam initiative provides opportunities for high school students to cultivate their...

Education Research Using Large Scale Data Sets

American Educational Research Association

AERA Seeks Applications for Education Research Using Large Scale Data Sets The American Educational Research Association has announced the continuation of its AERA grants program, which provides...

Big Read Community-Wide Reading Programs

National Endowment for the Arts

Big Read Accepting Grant Applications for Community-Wide Reading Programs The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, aims to restore reading to the center of American culture....

AmeriCorps VISTAs available to campuses through PA Campus Compact

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the availability of up to twenty-nine (29) AmeriCorps*VISTA...

New Teacher Project: The Fishman Prize

New Teacher Project

The New Teacher Project: The Fishman Prize The Fishman prize is an annual award for exceptionally effective teachers working in high-poverty public schools. Maximum award: $25,000; summer residency....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Various Part-time positions, EducationWorks

EducationWorks

EducationWorks is a nonprofit organization providing support for economically disadvantaged communities in Philadelphia and Chester, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey. The following part-time...

Pt-time AmeriCorps position, People’s Emergency Center CDC

People's Emergency Center CDC

LISC AmeriCorps Service Description Digital Inclusion Associate January 6, 2015 – March 26, 2015 Local Initiatives Support Corporation and People’s Emergency Center CDC (PECCDC) are seeking an...

Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellowship, Project HOME

Project HOME

Project HOME is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for a potential Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leader Fellow. The mission of the Stoneleigh Foundation is to improve the life...

Development Manager, Petey Greene Program

Petey Greene Program

The Petey Greene Program (), headquartered in Princeton, NJ, supplements education in correctional institutions by providing individualized tutoring. We work to support academic achievement in prison...

Testing and Counseling for Social Networks Strategy Project, ActionAIDS

ActionAIDS

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred and/or experience in social/human service delivery. Demonstrated expertise in HIV testing, counseling and client advocacy....

Miscellaneous

Critical Global Health Needs and Solutions: From Ebola to Mental Health Webinar

Unite for Sight

Join Unite For Sight’s free webinar on Monday, December 1st (2-3 pm Eastern Time) to learn about “Critical Global Health Needs and Solutions: From Ebola to Mental Health”. Five...

Scholarship: Anthony Quinn Foundation

Anthony Quinn Foundation

Anthony Quinn Foundation Accepting Applications for 2015 Arts Scholarship Program The Anthony Quinn Foundation is accepting applications for its 2015 Scholarship Program, an annual program that aims...

Coro Fellowship

Coro Fellowship

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating...

Innovation Generation: Christopher Columbus Awards

Christopher Columbus Awards

The Christopher Columbus Awards Program combines science and technology with community problem-solving. Students work in teams with the help of an adult coach to identify an issue they care about...

Who Benefits from Federal Tax Subsidies?

PolicyLink

Who Benefits from Federal Tax Subsidies? Thursday, December 4, 2014 11 – 12 am PST / 2 – 3 pm EST A national discussion is underway about the causes and effects of income and wealth...

Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards

Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Each year, The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards solicits nominations from the general public and notable...

New Survey of College-Educated Immigrants

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Dear Friend, As you may have heard, this summer our national partners at IMPRINT received funding from the Knight Foundation to conduct a pioneering survey of college-educated immigrants....


Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector

We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.

Get the Update Delivered
Subscribe
essay writing service