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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.

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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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July 17, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

From Failure to Promise K-12 Educators Mini-Grant

$ Mini-Grants How would $500 help you move students/youth “From Failure to Promise” in Literacy, Math, Science, or Technology? Dr. C. Moorer has written his inspirational story of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Robotics and Engineering Program Coordinator, Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars is dedicated to helping educationally underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia region achieve academic success. The College Pipeline Collaborative (CPC) is...


survey about Extra Learning Opportunities Conference

Promising Practices – Proven Strategies Extra Learning Opportunities Conference March 2018 | Harrisburg Area The conference will focus on advancing systems that support and promote collaboration...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

5th Global Service-Learning Summit

The 5th Global Service-Learning Summit, to be held at the University of Notre Dame on April 15-17, 2018, seeks to create a space for active listening and critical dialogue between secular and...

New Resources

VISTA Review: new newsletter

As we celebrate the summer, we are pleased to announce exciting news — the launch of our new quarterly online newsletter, the VISTA Review. We hope you enjoy reading the VISTA Review as much as...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Resistance Summer

Resistance Summer (West Philly) Hosted by Councilwoman Helen Gym Tuesday, July 25 at 6 PM – 8 PM EDT Malcolm X Memorial Park 5100 Pine Street This summer, the resistance will be in our city...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Block by Block gaming event

Minecraft. It’s the biggest video game in the world but to gamers, educators, and experts, it’s so much more than that. PCCY, the region’s most influential advocacy organization for children,...