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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

K-16 VISTA Project

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

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September 17, 2018 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to promote and support high-quality educational programs that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Finance Specialist, Greensgrow

About Greensgrow: Greensgrow is a non-profit, social entrepreneurship project that has been creating innovative urban agriculture programs since 1997. We operate two community-based garden centers,...


Webinar: Engaging Urban Schools & Communities

Strengthening the Pipeline Through Community Partnerships: Engaging Urban Schools & Communities Wed, September 19, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Join this webinar on September 19 to learn...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times

Eastern Region Campus Compact Bi-Annual Confernece Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times March 25-27, 2019 Providence, RI Proposals due: November 1, 2018 About the Conference The ERCC...

New Resources

Engaged Scholars Initiative

Engaged Scholars Initiative Announced. Are you an early career faculty or staff member committed to community engaged teaching, learning, and scholarship? Then you’ll want to check out our Engaged...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising

Part of the Excellence in Fundraising Series To be successful at fundraising you need to know all the building blocks that comprise nonprofit resource development and then be able to craft a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Compass Pro Bono Consulting looking for team members

COMPASS TEAM MEMBER APPLICATION NOW OPEN! Join Other Business Professionals on Pro Bono Consulting Teams! “I have volunteered with nonprofits in the past, and this experience was different in...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: Student Service Leaders Summit

Mark your calendars for PHENND’s 10th annual student-focused event. Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018 Time: 9:30 AM-4:00 PM Location: Drexel University, Papadakis Integrated Science...