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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.


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October 13, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program

The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is offering multi-year grants to applicants with a community based strategy to empower Supplemental Nutrition...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Programs, Bread & Roses Community Fund

Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Director of Programs Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Can you explain...

Miscellaneous

free Online Makeover

Win a free Online Makeover! Could your website use a refresh? Are you looking to incorporate more technology in your programming and staff trainings? Are you too busy or don’t know where to start?...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Wicked Problems In Science And Health: Teaching and Learning Opportunities

Wicked Problems In Science And Health: Teaching and Learning Opportunities November 15, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio Many of the problems facing...

New Resources

Rethinking Schools: Teaching in Black and White

Rethinking Schools: Teaching in Black and White Volume 29, Issue 1 Fall 2014 With the events in Ferguson as only the most recent example, it’s clear that dealing with racism is a critical piece...

Other Local Events and Workshops

College, Vocational & Labor Fair

Annual College, Vocational & Labor Fair Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 until 1 Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church – Family Life Center 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19150 Attendees...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Teachers, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful’s Volunteer Teacher Initiative Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is launching an innovative program to bring their curriculum around litter abatement, conservation,...

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Workshops: PHENND Conference: Law & Community Engagement

We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the PHENND CONFERENCE: “Law and Community Engagement,” to be held Friday, February 27, 2015 to design and lead paper presentations and...