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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.

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Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

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

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September 19, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

2017 Collaboration Prize for nonprofits

Lodestar Foundation Accepting Applications for 2017 Collaboration Prize The Lodestar Foundation has announced the 2017 Collaboration Prize, a national competition to celebrate exemplary nonprofit...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Exhibitions Assistant, Fleisher Art Memorial

Position Classification: Special Project, up to 24 hours a week Wage Classification: Non-Exempt Reports to: Exhibitions Manager/Programs Director Pay: $15/hour The Fleisher Art Memorial is the...

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Technology for University Economic Development

Would you like to learn how other University Economic Development and Workforce Development organizations are using technology to make their operations more effective? Join us for a webinar on:...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Ethnography in Education Research Forum

2017 THEME: ETHNOGRAPHY IN ACTION February 24-25, 2017 The Ethnography in Education Research Forum invites submissions for its 38th annual meeting. Our theme, Ethnography in Action, corresponds with...

New Resources

Call for Manuscripts: Metropolitan Universities: Collective Impact Special Issue

Call for Manuscripts: Metropolitan Universities: Collective Impact Special Issue Collective impact is a recently developed concept and approach to solving social problems that rectifies many of the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Best Practice Forum: Navigating Local Funding Sources

Best Practice Forum: Navigating Local Funding Sources September 22, 2016, 9:00 – 11:00 AM SBN Office, 2401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia This Best Practice Forum is part of a workshop series from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Main College Bound Program seeks youth

Main College Bound Program “Let this Be you” Classes Begin: October 1st 2016 Thru May 13th 2017 Temple University MAIN Campus MPG is a unique 29-weeks college awareness initiative...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: K-16 Partnerships Network Fall Speaker: Madeline Yates

Tuesday, October 25, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Location: TBD PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network is excited to announce that its Fall Speaker Event will feature Madeline Yates, Executive Director of the...