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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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December 15, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Spruce Foundation

SPRUCE FOUNDATION OPENS 2015 GRANT APPLICATION CYCLE Applications Now Being Accepted for Organizations Serving Philadelphia’s Youth On #GivingTuesday, December 2nd, the Spruce Foundation opened up...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Peer Specialist, Pathways To Housing Inc. – PA

The Group Lifestyle Balance (GLB) Peer Specialist provides education, support, and coaching for clients participating in the Peer GLB study in partnership with Columbia University. The Peer GLB study...


Survey for Delaware Valley Nonprofit Leaders

Do Philadelphia area nonprofits need another voice? Take the survey by January 15. A group of nonprofit leaders with the support of The Philadelphia Foundation are evaluating whether to form a new...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Physical Activity Plan Congress

Have you heard of the 2015 National Physical Activity Plan Congress? It’s an event being held on February 23-24, 2015 in Washington, DC focusing on The National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP). This...

New Resources

How Does Peer Pressure Affect Educational Investments?

The mighty impact of peer pressure Depending on context, the rate at which students sign up for SAT prep can dramatically differ, according to a new National Bureau of Economic Research working...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation A workshop for AmeriCorps Members, Year of Service Members, and Young Professionals. Tuesday, January 13th, 9:30-11:30am 3624 Market...

Partnerships Classifieds

Picasso Project Internship, Public Citizens for Children and Youth

PUBLIC CITIZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (PCCY) Picasso Project INTERNSHIP – Arts Education Coordination and Advocacy PCCY is the region’s leading children’s advocacy organization, working to...

PHENND Events/Activities

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region Due: January 30, 2015 The Phillip B. Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to...