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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

Urban Forestry Projects

TD Bank and Arbor Day Foundation Invite Applications for Urban Forestry Projects TD Bank and the Arbor Day Foundation are accepting applications to TD Green Streets, a program that offers ten grants...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Housing Specialist, ActionAIDS

Provide the full range of direct services to clients seeking assistance with housing that include identifying housing and assistance in accessing rental, mortgage, and utility programs. Function...


Katie’s Krops Youth Garden Grants

Katie’s Krops is excited to offer grants to youth between the ages of 9 and 16 in the United States to start vegetable gardens with the harvest donated to feed people in need. The winners will...

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

Affordable Care Act coverage Open Enrollment Period

Enrollment opens for Affordable Care Act coverage It is almost time to apply for health care insurance through the federal marketplace, also known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. November...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teacher Workshop: Epigenetics and your Genome: development, disease and behavior

Epigenetics and your Genome: development, disease and behavior This free workshop will provide an overview of epigenetic mechanisms and will highlight their importance in a wide range of biological...

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...