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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

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

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August 14, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants

Supported by the Esther Mendlesohn Fund and NCTM The purpose of this grant is to incorporate music into the elementary school classroom to help young students learn mathematics. For 2018-19, grants...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Research Excellence Portfolio Leader – Digital Health

The Portfolio Leader for Research Excellence of Digital Health is a strategic and operational role responsible for the strategy, program management, and delivery of Digital Health Services and...


Make Your Donors Feel Like Superheroes

[Webinar] 30 Ways to Make Your Donors Feel Like Superheroes When donors feel appreciated, they make larger gifts AND give longer. Join us on Thursday, August 24 at 1pm EDT, and discover 30 fun donor...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference for Community Arts Education

The National Guild conference is the annual gathering of the nonprofit arts education community, providing learning, networking, and tools to ensure all people have opportunities to maximize their...

New Resources

Redesigning First-Year Experiences to Bolster Student Success

A Tale of Three Grants: Redesigning First-Year Experiences to Bolster Student Success After struggling for years with low completion rates, administrators at Chattanooga State Community College...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Financial Literacy Workshop

Understanding personal finance and making smart decisions has become more important than ever. These education workshops will give you the knowledge and skill to make better, informed decisions when...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Super Solar Saturday

We would like to invite your organization to become volunteers at the Mann Center in Fairmount Park for Super Solar Saturday! On this FREE community and family day as part of our New Frontiers...