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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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September 26, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Sponsor-A-Hive Beekeeping Materials

Honeybee Conservancy Invites Applications for Beekeeping Materials The Honeybee Conservancy is inviting applications for in-kind grants designed to help nonprofit organizations or schools safely set...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager Victim Services, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

The MADD Bridgeport, Pennsylvania 19405 office is currently seeking candidates for the full time position of Manager Victim Services 110-16. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Manage the implementation of victim...


Inspiring Leaders Program

Youth Action in Philadelphia is looking for college students to facilitate their Inspiring Leaders Program. The Inspiring Leaders Program is a ten month mentorship and leadership development program...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2016 CNCS Research Summit

Registration is now open – We hope you can join! The CNCS Office of Research and Evaluation invites you to join us for the 2016 CNCS Research Summit here in Washington, on December 14th and...

New Resources

Food Hardship in America

Food Hardship in America: Households with Children Especially Hard Hit The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) has been issuing reports for several years that analyze the answers to a survey...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Meet the Funders Grantmaker Panel

The Nonprofit Center’s Semi-Annual “Meet the Funders” Grantmaker Panel October 21, 2016 – 08:30 am to 10:30 am 90 Minutes Well Spent How many opportunities are there to spend...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, College Essay Writing Coaching

WANTED: College Essay Volunteers for Mighty Writers (One-Time Opportunity) We know that college essays are most effective when they are clear, honest and personal. Join us as a volunteer to work 1:1...

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Community Partnership Coordinator, Cassidy Elementary School

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks one more full-time AmeriCorps VISTA to join 20 other VISTAs that have...