The week of

September 7, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Youth Symposium – Sep 10

Global Citizen

On September 10, Girard College and Global Citizen are launching their second year of the Campus for the City program, an initiative that engages high school students in service learning activities...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Library of Phila.: Outdoor and Virtual Programs

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library is currently offering programs and events both outdoors and virtually. Visit our website to find an event that interests you! Here’s a sampling of what you can expect to find...

PHEAA Financial Aid Workshops for Educators – Sep 10

PHEAA

We are inviting you to attend our annual Financial Aid Workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).  This workshop is offered FREE of charge and will provide...

Mandated Reporter Training – Sep 15

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

If you are someone who comes into contact with children as part of your work, you are a mandated reporter who is required by law to report suspected child abuse.  It is vitally important that you...

Making Stories Visible: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy – Oct 16-17

Unniversity of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Celebration of Writing and Literacy is an annual two-day conference presented by and for Philadelphia educators. This year’s theme, Making Stories Visible, invites participants to bring to...

Sources of Light Traveling Forward: An Evening of Poetry, Music and Thought – Sep 22

Friends Council on Education

Join Friends Council on Education for an evening of Light – poetry, music and thought – to uplift and sustain you on this next stretch of the road you are traveling. Listen to and be inspired by...

Give Kids Sight Day: Virtual Eye Screenings and Free Eyeglasses – Oct 9

Children First

Children First, formerly PCCY, invites you to help spread the word about Give Kids Sight Day, an event geared towards kids who did not have or did not pass an eye screening this year and who do...

New Resources

New Article: Pandemic Made Unequal Access to Food Even Worse, Study Suggests

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

In this Spotlight Exclusive, Armita Kar, a doctoral student at the Ohio State University, discusses a new study which found that unequal access to food was exacerbated in the Columbus, Ohio area...

Go Back to School with the Free Library

Free Library of Philadelphia

With the new school year underway in Philadelphia, the Free Library is here to help you get back to school! Find resources on our website, including virtual learning options, virtual classroom...

Philadelphia STEM Outreach and Field Trip Guides

The McKinney Center for STEM Education

The McKinney Center for STEM Education at the Philadelphia Fund is pleased to provide its new FY22 STEM Outreach and Field Trip Guides. The Philadelphia Education Fund’s mission is to create...

New Report: Self-Reported COVID-19 Infection and Implications for Mental Health and Food Insecurity among American College Students

The Hope Center

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on higher education has been widely examined as academic disruptions, social isolation, and financial instability threaten dreams of college attainment. Now, a...

College Application Timeline for Foster Youth

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

As students return to high school this fall, attention to the college-going process is critical for youth in foster care and the professionals who work with them. While many deadlines are standard,...

2021 Campus Programing Directory for Foster Youth

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

This directory, updated for Fall 2021, from the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, and Research provides information on supports and programs to assist current and former foster youth in...

The Difference Debt Makes: College Students and Grads on How Student Debt Affects Their Life Choices

Council on Contemporary Families

Dr. JOAN MAYA MAZELIS (associate professor, FASC-sociology, Rutgers-Camden) coauthored a briefing paper, “The Difference Debt Makes: College Students and Grads on How Student Debt Affects Their...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2021 SPARX Conference: Moving in Solidarity – Oct 6-8

Philanthropy Network

Last year at SPARX, we called on you to act for justice. To transform the moment that was 2020 into a movement. Yet we know that movement building takes time and it takes all of us. That is why for...

Paving the Way to Educational Success – Oct 5-7

Center for Schools and Communities

2021 Paving the Way to Educational Success Conference is a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge and practice for working with students experiencing homelessness and students in foster care....

Grant Opportunities

Social, Environmental Justice Projects – Oct 1

Ben & Jerry's Foundation

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Invites Applications for Social, Environmental Justice Projects The Ben and Jerry’s Foundation is inviting applications for its National Grassroots Organizing...

Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize – Sep 29

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Accepting Applications for 2022 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s $ million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the largest...

Health and Well-Being Grants Program – Sep 24

Cigna Foundation

Cigna Foundation Invites Applications for Health and Well-Being Grants Program Established in 1962, the Cigna Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Cigna Corporation and supports organizations...

Bee Grants for School Projects – Oct 15

Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Foundation Invites Applications for Bee Grants The Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) founded by Whole Foods Market, is dedicated to helping kids eat better and works to support...

Educator-Led Initiatives to Nurture Student Success – Oct 15

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Educator-Led Initiatives to Nurture Student Success Established in 1969, the NEA Foundation serves as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other...

STEM Projects for K-5 Teachers – Oct 1

Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Foundation Invites Applications From K-5 Teachers The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade K-5 teachers for innovative science, technology,...

Youth Empowerment and Relationship Violence Prevention Programs – Sep 17

Allstate Foundation

Allstate Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Empowerment and Relationship Violence Prevention Programs Since 1952, the Allstate Foundation has led national programs, partnered with national...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Spark Program Coordinator, Phila. Education Fund – Sep 27

Philadelphia Education Fund

Through our College Access Program, Philadelphia Scholars Scholarship Program, Philadelphia Postsecondary Success Program, and the McKinney Center for STEM Education, we provide college advising and...

Director of Finance & Operations, YSRP

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

About YSRP: The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) seeks to end the practice of prosecuting youth in the adult criminal justice system. In the meantime, YSRP seeks to lessen the duration...

Temporary Director of Development & Communications, YSRP – Sep 15

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) seeks a temporary Director of Development & Communications that will cover some of the duties of the Director of Operations while she is on...

Associate Director, Civic House – Sep 24

University of Pennsylvania

Civic House, at the University of Pennsylvania, has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to join our staff. The Associate Director will assist in creating social justice educational...

Early Childhood Music Teaching Artist, Play On Philly

Play On Philly

Play On Philly (POP) is a non-profit that provides daily, after-school music instruction to over 250 K-12 students. We work in communities that historically have had little or no access to formal...

Education Coordinator, The Mann

The Mann

An essential member of the Education & Community Engagement team, the Education Coordinator is responsible for implementing all Out of School Time (OST), Workforce Development (WFD), and Creative...

Youth Programs Coordinator, Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and...

Educational Programs Manager

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center

The Educational Programs Manager is responsible for the development, management, evaluation, and marketing of all educational programs. This includes but is not limited to school programs, adult,...

Executive Director, Mt. Airy CDC

Mt. Airy CDC

Mt. Airy CDC is excited to announce that we’ve begun accepting applications for our executive director position. For over 40 years, Mt. Airy CDC (MACDC) has been delivering on its mission to...

Miscellaneous

Improving Food and Nutrition Security During COVID-19 and the Economic Recovery – Sep 13

Bipartisan Policy Center

The public health and economic challenges caused by COVID-19 exacerbated inequities in food and nutrition security. Lack of access to affordable, nutritious foods and poor diet quality can have...

Webinar: On their own two feet: Helping foster youth transition to adulthood – Sep 13

American Enterprise Institute

Every year, tens of thousands of American children age out of foster care and are disproportionately likely to end up trafficked, incarcerated, or homeless. Join this upcoming webinar to hear from...

How to ‘Super-Power’ Your Board in an Increasingly Virtual World – Sep 29

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

This 90-minute SSIR Live! webinar will explore “super tactics” that your board and your leadership can use to make the most of the board experience in an ever-more virtual world....

Webinar: How to Build a Recurring Gift Program from Scratch – Sep 30

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The benefits of monthly recurring gift programs are numerous. Automated monthly giving is great for donors and for the organization. But as staff members, the thought of launching a brand-new program...

Webinar: Discovering the Value of Your Nonprofit IT Budget – Sep 27

Nonprofit Learning Lab

We all approach information technology, or IT, from different angles. In this free webinar, get everyone in your organization on the same page about the importance of strategic IT budgeting. Watch...

Break the Cycle of Children’s Environmental Health Disparities Training Program – Oct 4

Break the Cycle of Health Disparities Inc.

The Southeast PEHSU and Break the Cycle of Health Disparities, Inc. invites university students from a variety of disciplines to participate in our 17th Annual Break the Cycle of Children’s...

Webinar: The Arts and Economic Recovery in Your Community, Case Studies from PA – Sep 14

Fourth Economy

Join us to learn how communities across the state are tapping into the arts and engaging local creative professionals to create vibrancy and economic impact for post-COVID-19 recovery. Who should...

Recruitment and Retention in Community Development: Best Practices for a New Generation of Nonprofit Leadership – Sep 30

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Finding and or growing talent in the sector is not easy, and there is a reason why– several actually. Join us on Thursday, September 30, 3:30 PM as we hear from NeighborWorks America on their...

Unlocking the Middle School Mind – Oct 7

Amplify

On October 7 from 11:30 –3:45 , we’re bringing together experts and thought leaders to discuss topics specific to the needs of middle school students preparing for high school and beyond. The...

My Voice, My Art, Our Cause-Artivism Contest – Sep 30

Common Cause

Common Cause is a 51 year old non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization that works to strengthen public participation in our democracy and ensure that public officials and public institutions...

A College and Career Readiness Program for Adolescents in Foster Care – Sep 23

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

Little is known about foster care adolescents’ readiness to engage in post-secondary education, their developmental needs during their college transition, and ways professionals can offer...

Webinar: The Power of Community for SSTEM Student Success – Sep 23

Yes We Must Coalition

The Power of Community for STEM Student Success: Four Yes We Must Coalition Member Schools Describe the Strategies and Impact of their NSF SSTEM Grant for Low-Income Students As a group of four...

Democratic Engagement

My Voice, My Art, Our Cause-Artivism Contest – Sep 30

Common Cause

Common Cause is a 51 year old non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization that works to strengthen public participation in our democracy and ensure that public officials and public institutions...

Faculty Updates

New Report: Self-Reported COVID-19 Infection and Implications for Mental Health and Food Insecurity among American College Students

The Hope Center

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on higher education has been widely examined as academic disruptions, social isolation, and financial instability threaten dreams of college attainment. Now, a...


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