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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.



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

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April 13, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Host an AmeriCorps NCCC Team

AmeriCorps NCCC offers help to Get Things Done! AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is now accepting service project proposals for 2015. Now is your chance to take advantage of an...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Picasso Project Internship, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is one of the region’s leading children’s advocacy organization, working to improve the lives and life chances of children in Southeastern...


Scholarships for Penn GSE School Leadership Program

Scholarships Available for Penn GSE School Leadership Program! The Graduate School of Education is seeking two aspiring Philadelphia school district leaders as recipients of a $25,000 grant towards...

New Resources

TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program

The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program at the University of Pennsylvania () offers FREE intensive pre-college courses to eligible veterans who are interested in furthering their education in order to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

New Markets Tax Credits Workshop

April 30, 8am to 10:30am, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 200 South Broad Street, Suite 700 What are the basics of NMTC? What does “ready” mean in the NMTC industry? How can I...

Partnerships Classifieds

Graphic Design Summer Intern, National MS Society

Volunteers with graphic design expertise are needed to assist our Marketing department 10-20 hours per week in our Center City office. To apply, email Joy McManus at @ with your resume and a link to...

PHENND Events/Activities

University Partners Meeting: Truancy and Absenteeism, Preventative Programs

Monday, May 18, 2015, 3:30-5:00 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street The Office Of Truancy and Absenteeism will present on programs and strategies being implemented in...