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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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May 22, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

StartupPHL Call For Ideas

Startup PHL has launched its sixth Call for Ideas, a grant program to fund innovative and exciting proposals that support Philadelphia’s startup ecosystem. While all ideas are welcome, this round...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Associate, Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. For this position, Philadelphia VIP...


Apply to Education Policy Fellowship Program

Apply Now for EPLC’s 2017-2018 PA Education Policy Fellowship Program! Applications are available now for the 2017-2018 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). The Education Policy...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning Educator Institute

An immersive two days of professional development with a community of like-minded educators. Participants will develop academically-aligned unit plans, experience replicable classroom activities,...

New Resources

Charting the Future of Metropolitan Universities

The 2016 CUMU Annual Conference, held in Washington, , just weeks prior to the Presidential election, was an exciting opportunity for the scholars, administrators, and education partners who...

Other Local Events and Workshops

ESL Home Healthcare Aide Certification Program

Great ESL [for Learners of English as a Second Language] programs offered by District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund for Summer 2017 – please share with clients and partner agencies!...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, special event to benefit Neighborhood Bike Works

Volunteer with Neighborhood Bike Works at New Belgium’s Tour de Fat Philadelphia! DESCRIPTION Neighborhood Bike Works is excited to partner with New Belgium Brewing for Philadelphia’s...