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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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May 2, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

2016 Award for Nonprofit Innovation

Drucker Institute Invites Applications for 2016 Award for Nonprofit Innovation The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University is accepting applications for the 2016 Peter F. Drucker Award for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer teachers, Upward Bound Math and Science Program

LNESC is currently looking for teachers to work with our students over the summer at UPenn between July 5th-August 5th as part of our Upward Bound Math and Science Program. We are looking for...


Notice2POTUS Essay Contest

    Have you heard the monumental news? BMe’s Notice2POTUS Essay Contest invites youth ages 14-24 across the to consider the concept of building a more caring and prosperous America by...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Civic Engagement Retreat

Civic Engagement Retreat Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:00 PM – Friday, June 3, 2016 1:00 PM Sky Lake Camp & Retreat Center 501 William Law Rd Windsor, New York 13865 Looking to refresh and...

New Resources

Optimal College Town Assessment Tool

Do you have challenges dealing with student misbehavior in your community? Is your city upset about development that is happening on or near your campus? How much have you recently thought about or...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Art of Persuasive Nonprofit Story-Telling

The Art of Persuasive Nonprofit Story-Telling Date and Time: June 10th, 2016 – 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Beneficial Savings Bank – 1818 Market St., 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Newsletter: Community Schools

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships March/April Newsletter featuring articles on Community Schools. If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the...