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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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Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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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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January 16, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Aim High Grants for middle school OST

New York Life Aim High Grants Thinking about how to support middle school OST? The New York Life Foundation has opened a new Aim High grant opportunity focused on middle school. Aim High will provide...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow

Position: Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow Community, Social Justice, Transformational Spirituality Quaker Voluntary Service is a year-long service program in which young adults, between the ages...

Miscellaneous

Native Plant Education Projects

Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects Wild Ones, a nonprofit environmental education and advocacy organization, is accepting applications from projects that aim to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises

Global Engagement and Social Responsibility: Higher Education’s Role in Addressing Global Crises A Network for Academic Renewal Conference October 12–14, 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana Proposals...

New Resources

2017 Landscape of Health Insurance Marketplace

Outpacing last year, more than million people are signed up for Marketplace coverage Key deadline of January 15th is fast approaching; consumers can still sign up through January 31st A new report...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Get Ready for Homeownership

Get Ready for Homeownership Is buying a home one of your goals in the New Year? Let’s work together to make it a reality. Commit to our 6-month boot camp and get the knowledge, support and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Editorial Intern, Green Philly Blog

Editorial Intern Posted January 3, 2017 The Green Philly Editorial internship combines real-life journalism and marketing skills for an audience that cares about making a difference. The editorial...