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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

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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October 16, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Pilot Programs for Education and Advocacy for people with disabilities

People With Disabilities Foundation Invites LOIs for Pilot Programs The People With Disabilities Foundation provides education and advocacy services for people with psychiatric and/or developmental...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Administrator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Executive Administrator will serve as the primary point of contact to the President/CEO. This position, which works closely with Congreso’s President and Executive Cabinet Officers, provides...


H&R Block Budget Challenge

Nearly two thirds of Americans can’t pass a basic financial literacy test and 70 percent of teens don’t know what a 401(k) is,—two of many indicators that financial education isn’t getting...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Changing the Narrative: Storytelling as Social Action

2018 Gulf South Summit April 4-6, 2018 – Birmingham, Alabama Please join us in Birmingham for the Gulf-South Summit on April 4-6, 2018, co-hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham,...

New Resources

Nontraditional Students and Community Engagement

Nontraditional Students and Community Engagement: In our third episode of the second season, Co-Host Jamison sat down with Dr. Suzanne Buglione, Dean of Teaching and Learning at Bristol Community...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Developing a Communications Plan

Does your organization suffer from the lack of a strategic, intentional approach to communication that clearly defines your messages, your audience and the tools you will use to achieve your...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Give A Child Sight Day

This event is for children 17 years and under, from Philadelphia and surrounding counties, who have not had, or who have not passed, an eye screening and/or who are uninsured, learn more about Give...

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Proposals: PHENND Conference: Health

We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the “PHENND CONFERENCE: Health,” to be held Friday, April 27, 2018 to design and lead paper presentations and workshops. This...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Deborah Diamond of Campus Philly on Retaining Talent, Side Hustles and ‘Finding your Passion’

Hearing someone successful state that “finding your passion” isn’t as straightforward as others sometimes make it seem was a welcomed and different perspective to hear at the cohort’s first...