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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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June 29, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Shell Science Teaching Award

National Science Teachers Association Invites Nominations for Shell Science Teaching Award The National Science Teachers Association, with support from the Shell Oil Company, is inviting nominations...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Behavioral Health Implementation Advisor / Research Scientist, PolicyLab

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Behavioral Health Implementation Advisor / Research Scientist PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a Behavioral Health Implementation Advisor /...


various Awards of Excellence, National College Access Network

The National College Access Network is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its annual Awards of Excellence. The awards were developed to recognize excellence in college access/success...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Equity Summit 2015

Learn Why the Equity Summit Is a Must-Attend Event Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity is coming to Los Angeles, October 27-29. Want to learn how the Summit can...

New Resources

Time Is Precious — Here’s How to Convince People to Donate It

Time Is Precious — Here’s How to Convince People to Donate It Most charitable organizations survive through the help of donations. But what motivates a person to write a check versus signing up...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Resource Development/Fundraising 101

Resources for Human Development’s New Beginnings Nonprofit Incubator Presents: RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING 101 Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 1:00PM – 3:00PM Facilitator: Brittany Campese,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Member Service Advocate, LIFT-Philadelphia

LIFT-Philadelphia is looking for dedicated, resourceful, and enthusiastic individuals to serve as Advocates. Advocates will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of Philadelphia...