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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.


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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February 27, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

RFP for Local Procurement Study

Study the Barriers of Locally-Owned Businesses to Procurement Opportunities SBN has identified government and institutional procurement as key opportunities to build both the revenues and capacity of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Advisor, Pathways to Justice Careers Program

Advisor, Pathways to Justice Careers Program: The Pathways to Justice Careers (PJC) program will provide case management and career exploration services to 250 youth. The Advisor will provide intake,...


Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Grants Info Session

Would you like to learn more about AmeriCorps in Pennsylvania? Are you interested in submitting an application for funding? Please join PennSERVE for an upcoming webinar! These webinars will provide...

New Resources

Aiding Success: The Role of Aid in Supporting Community College students

AIDING SUCCESS THE ROLE OF FEDERAL AND STATE FINANCIAL AID IN SUPPORTING CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS Community colleges enroll more students, from more diverse backgrounds, than any other...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching

VAST 2017 (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching) Driving Creativity: Developing Original Ideas July 10–14 Location: South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B 9:00 –3:30 Paid tickets required: $260...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer interviewees needed, ASPIRA ZipCode

Help North Philly Students Explore Future Careers by Giving an Interview with the ASPIRA Schools ZipCode Community Newspaper! Open to: Professionals in Philadelphia or the Surrounding Area Respond...

PHENND Events/Activities

15-16 PHENND Annual Report

We are pleased to share the new PHENND Annual Report which profiles our accomplishments during the 2015-2016 academic year. The report also includes brief summaries from many of our member...