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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.

PHENND Fellows

PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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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.

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November 20, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Regional Consortia for Community Engagement

PACC Mini-Grants Available for Regional Consortia for Community Engagement PACC is pleased to announce the availability of five mini-grants up to $1500 each to support regional efforts among at least...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Youth Empowerment Specialist, Providence Center

Title: Youth Empowerment Specialist Reports To: Director of Youth Programs Job Status: 10 month, non-exempt, part time 16 hours/week (M-T, 2:30-6, Fridays 2:30-5pm) POSITION SUMMARY In Power,...


Rutgers University Student Executive seeks high school students

The Rutgers University Student Executive program introduces high-achieving underrepresented high school students in the South Jersey area to a wide range of business disciplines, topics, and careers....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Postsecondary Strategy Institute

You are being invited to apply for the first REACH HIGHER National Postsecondary Strategy Institute (NPSI) for school districts seeking to support a vision of helping every student reach for an...

New Resources

Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

CBMA and Foundation Center release Quantifying Hope report The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) and the Foundation Center are pleased to announce the 2017 edition of Quantifying Hope:...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Reporting on Immigration: Both Sides of the Story

Tuesday, December 5 5:30 – 7:30pm WHYY From travel bans, to border walls, from the refugee crisis to the DREAM Act,” immigration has been one of the most hotly reported stories of 2017. With...

Partnerships Classifieds

Carver Science Fair is seeking volunteer reviewers

The Carver Science Fair is seeking volunteers to help us review the almost 1,000 applications to the Carver Science Fair. You will receive training and work as part of a fun and motivated team of...

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN K-12 Schools: Apply to host a VISTA Community Partnerships Coordinator

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 2018. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...