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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 100 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2014-2015 school year.

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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GEAR UP

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

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We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.


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March 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Mazda Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted May 1 to July 1, 2015 This foundation provides support in areas on education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer 2015 Interns, Research for Action

Now Hiring: Summer 2015 Interns Summer internships run from May – August. Exact start and end dates are based on the needs of the project and the availability of the student. Interested...

Miscellaneous

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1pm EDT Register Now! Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Agents of Change: Harnessing the Power of Higher Education for Community Change

Conference Description: Experiential learning, community connection, place-based learning, engaged scholarship, institutional citizenship—the movement travels under different names from campus to...

New Resources

Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students

An Analysis of the Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students March 2015 by Marie-Andrée Somers, Rashida Welbeck, Jean Grossman, Susan Gooden This report examines the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Building an Effective Direct Mail Program

The Power of Direct Mail While someday online fundraising may eclipse direct mail, the latter is still alive and well. Direct mail is responsible for 75% of new donors and most nonprofits receive...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca is a non-profit organization our mission is to promote and preserve the Mexican culture and traditions through social, cultural and educational programs and events that involve the South...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...