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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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March 20, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Greater Value Portfolio Grants

Donaghue Foundation Issues RFP for 2017 Greater Value Portfolio Grants The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its 2017 Greater...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Associate (Part-time), Entrepreneur Works

Program Summary: Entrepreneur Works is a non-profit organization that creates pathways of opportunity for talented yet underserved entrepreneurs. Across the Philadelphia region our clients start and...


Cross Sector Leadership: Building Teams

CROSS SECTOR LEADERSHIP: BUILDING TEAMS Join us for Introduction to Cross Sector Leadership: Building Teams, a 6-week Leaderosity course offered by Presidio Institute. Through this course you’ll...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Connecting College and Career Success

NCAN Spring Training Coming to a City near You Register now for NCAN’s 2017 Spring Trainings: Connecting College and Career Success. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about and discuss helping...

New Resources

STEM Summer Programs at Penn

Summer Programs Flyer Now Available The Science Outreach Initiative has compiled a list of STEM programs for middle and high school students happening on the Penn campus this summer. All of the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

CO-UP: a community teach-in for cultivating economic justice

CO-UP: a community teach-in for cultivating economic justice By Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance SATURDAY, APRIL 1 2017 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM Be one of 300+ engaged, spirited people at this...

Partnerships Classifieds

7th Annual Take Back the Night

Philly’s 7th Annual Take Back the Night begins organizing & Planning for this year’s event When: Thursday April 27, 2017 | Marches begin at 5:45 pm Where: Four marches will begin at various...