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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.



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

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October 5, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Sow it Forward

Kitchen Gardeners International is accepting applications until January for Sow it Forward grants to nonprofits interested in starting or expanding food garden projects of general benefit to their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Communications Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Position Summary: The Communications Director is the chief liaison between PCCY and the Press and engine for PCCY’s presence on social media platforms including PCCY’s website. He/She is also...


College Access Benchmarking Webinar

Register NOW for the October 7 Benchmarking Webinar! Join us for a webinar on the 3rd year of NCAN’s Benchmarking project. This webinar will: provide an overview of the next phase of...

New Resources

Blueprint for Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs

A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Children’s Savings Account Programs Children’s Savings Account (CSA) programs are a powerful tool for growing college savings and building students’...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Leading Questions: Philadelphia Mayoral Debate

Following Michael Nutter’s eight years of service, Philadelphians will elect a new mayor this November. Democratic candidate Jim Kenney and Republican candidate Melissa Murray-Bailey are both vying...

Partnerships Classifieds

Study participants needed, Building Health and Wealth Network

BUILDING WEALTH AND HEALTH NETWORK ATTENTION: The Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University is conducting a participatory research study that includes: · $1 for $1 matched savings up...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...