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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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February 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Drexel University Community Partner Grant Application

Greetings Community Partners and Friends! Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement has released the 2015 application for the Community Partner Mini Grant. This is an exciting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Summer Writing Instructors, Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures’ mission is to provide low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. A...


Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service

3rd Annual City of Philadelphia ~ Mayor’s Award for Distinguished National Service Established February 2013 by Mayor Michael A. Nutter Nominations Due: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 5...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health March 22-25, 2015 Tempa, FL Amazing Lineup of Plenary Speakers for the 28th Annual Research &...

New Resources

Updated Standards for Excellence for Nonprofits

PANO updates Standards for Excellence The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations has released the version of the Standards for Excellence Code and 11 new Educational Resource Bulletins...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Marketing Healthy: Role of Perceptions in Consumer Choice

Marketing Magic, Creating Fruit and Veggie Passion, and the Role of Perceptions in Consumer Choice Todd B. Putman, is the Chief Commercial Officer of Bolthouse Farms, the premiere grower/producer of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Readers, hosts sought for PA One Book campaign

The 2015 PA One Book, Every Young Child campaign is seeking guest readers and host sites for the April PA One Book readings. The campaign is Pennsylvania’s collaborative project using the...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: K-16 University Partners Mtg: Immigrant and Refugee Students

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Wednesday, March 25th from 3:30-5:00 PM at 440 North Broad Street. This meeting will address issues facing recent immigrant and refugee students and...