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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, 2019 Highlights

Faculty Updates

Deadline Extended: CCNYPA’s Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement 2019-2020, Oct. 1

The deadline for applications for the 2019-20 CCNYPA Regional Consortia Mini-Grants for Community Engagement has been extended to October 1, 2019. CCNYPA is pleased to announce the availability...

Grant Opportunities

Equitable Public Space Fund Grants, Deadline to Apply Oct. 11

The Equitable Public Space Fund will award 2-year grants of $10,000 to $25,000 per year to groups that use community organizing to promote equitable public space in Philadelphia and Camden. For...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Research Application and Community Engagement, Hope Center for College, Community and Justice

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice launched in September 2018 in the College of Education at Temple University. It is an action research center focused on rethinking and...



The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE) Reports will be sent to campuses on September 17 by the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education at Tufts University. Once you...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2019 Women’s Leadership Institute, Dec. 2-4

The Women’s Leadership Institute is the premier professional development program for women who aspire to be senior leaders in higher education. The 2019 Institute will be held December 2-4, 2019 on...

New Resources

Climate Strike Educator Resource Guide

On September 20, people around the world will walk out of their schools, workplaces, and homes as part of a youth-led movement for climate justice. Our friends at the Alliance for Climate Education...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Making Home Movies Premieres – Sep 21

Join us for this celebratory screening of six short films, with special live performances, popcorn and movie snacks, and a celebration of home and community. Saturday, September 21, 2019 Philadelphia...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Youth Network: Call for Reviewers, Deadline Sept. 20

On Monday, August 12, the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) released an RFP for Summer Employment Programs. Due to an overwhelming response, we anticipate receiving more than 400 proposals, which...

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Fellows Call for Nonprofit Host Site Applications – Nov 15

Nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region are invited to apply to host a PHENND Fellow for the 2020-2021 program year.  This application is for both new and returning host sites....