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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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November 17, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Emergency Food and Shelter Program

UW issues RFP for emergency food, shelter programs United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is pleased to issue a Request for Proposals for nonprofit organizations to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coordinator, Out of School Time, People’s Emergency Center

The Out of School Time Coordinator creates, implements and oversees all out of school time activities for school age youth, grades K-12. Provide leadership for the Afterschool Program Develop and...


Philanthropy and Voluntary Service Internships in DC

Spend your summer in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about service and affecting change in their communities. The intensive schedule is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Multicultural Student Leadership Summit

Call for Programs: Multicultural Student Leadership Summit at Baylor University “Celebrate. Communicate. Collaborate. Leadership in a Diverse World” March 28, 2015 Purpose Preparing...

New Resources

National Survey on American’s Attitudes about Hunger

National Survey Finds Bipartisan Majority Look to Government to Lead Much-Needed Fight Against Hunger Americans seeing and experiencing hunger A new survey (pdf) finds that Americans believe that...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design And Community Collaboration

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design And Community Collaboration Sponsored by PACDC and LISC Thursday, December 4th from 9:30 to 12:30 PECO Energy Hall,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Duffel bags and suitcases needed for children in foster care

Campaign seeks suitcases, duffel bags for foster children Approximately 4,000 children in Philadelphia experience the foster care system each year. When children are removed from their homes and...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: 2015 PHENND Conference: Justice for All

Save the date for the 2015 PHENND Conference The theme this year will be “Justice for All,” and will take place at Rutgers University-Camden on Friday, February 27th. We are pleased to...