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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

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PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

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

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September 18, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE)

The NSF Engineering (ENG) Directorate has launched a multi-year initiative, the Professional Formation of Engineers, to create and support an innovative and inclusive engineering profession for the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations Coordinator, Fleisher Art Memorial

Under the supervision of Fleisher’s business manager and closely with your colleagues in the programs department, you will coordinate operational details to ensure that delivery of Fleisher’s...


Community Giving Day at Whole Foods Market for School District

Community Giving Day at Whole Foods Market! Shop at the Center City & South Street locations on Wednesday, September 20th.  Five percent (5%) of sales that day will be given to The Fund for the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Manuscripts: Tinkering in Technology-Rich Design Contexts

Call for Manuscripts: Special Issue: Tinkering in Technology-Rich Design Contexts Tinkering is a playful and iterative approach to solve problems through thinking, contemplating, and experimenting...

New Resources

Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder

Redesigned Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder The Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder offers hundreds of free Common Core aligned lesson plans based on original global reporting from our grantees. Lesson plan...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Facebook: How to do it for YOUR Nonprofit

Upcoming Volunteer Executive Consultants Workshops Series from RSVP of Montgomery County Facebook: How to do it for YOUR Nonprofit October 17 VEC has teamed up with Citadel to bring you an...

Partnerships Classifieds

Adult Literacy volunteers needed

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR UNIQUE ADULT LITERACY PROJECT: Will you join us in breaking the cycle of poverty? Campaign for Working Families, Inc. needs volunteers to help low-literate Philadelphia adults...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Wil del Pilar

SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, October 18th 3:00 – 4:30 PM Location: TBD PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network is excited to announce that its Fall Speaker Event will feature Wil Del Pilar, , Vice President...

PHENND Fellows Blog

PHENND Fellows Spotlight: Mattie Cohen

  Name: Mattie Cohen University: Temple University Major(s): Geography & Urban Studies and Spanish, Political Science minor   Where are you from? Do you have a fun fact about your...