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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.

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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



Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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November 30, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program

2016 NFWF Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program Invites Applications DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2016 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is inviting applications for the Five Star/Urban Waters...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Manager, Clarifi

Program Manager, Clarifi Posted on: November 24, 2015 The Program Manager oversees financial education and counseling programs that create hope by helping people identify and secure the most...


New Grants Process

Online Event: EDA Webinar on New Grants Process | December 8 at 12:30pm The Economic Development Administration recently launched a new grants process. This webinar will cover EDA’s new forms...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Workshops: Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning

2016 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning Sunday, February 28 – Tuesday, March 1, 2016 • Franklin, TN Volunteer Tennessee is pleased to announce the dates for the 2016...

New Resources

Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices

Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices Summary This guide presents strategies that classroom teachers and specialists can use to increase the reading ability of...

Other Local Events and Workshops

2015 My Brother’s Keeper Philadelphia Summit and Youth Talks

It has been a great year for My Brother’s Keeper Philadelphia. Since launching our Action Plan this March, we have developed a robust network of contributors and supporters, elevated youth voices,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentoring And Student Teaching seeks youth participants

The Mentoring And Student Teaching program at Haverford College The Mentoring And Student Teaching program (MAST) is a long-standing outreach program run by Haverford College. The program provides...