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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 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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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Fund for Progress on Race in America

The Fund for Progress on Race in America Powered by The United Way Worldwide In the wake of the attacks in Charleston, the trauma in Ferguson, Baltimore and New York, and countless expressions of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Call for Artists: Summer Youth Arts Workshop

Call for Artists Asian Arts Initiative’s 2016 Summer Youth Arts Workshop Priority Deadline: February 26, 2016 Overview: Asian Arts Initiative is seeking experienced visual and/or performing artists...


Nonpartisan Voter Engagement at Your Nonprofit

Webinar: Getting Started in 2016: Nonpartisan Voter Engagement at Your Nonprofit, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm ET Eager to help your clients and constituents to register and vote this year, but...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Collaborating to Build a Diverse STEM-literate Society

ITEEA 2016 Conference National Harbor Washington, DC March 2-4, 2016 2016 Conference Theme: COLLABORATING TO BUILD A DIVERSE STEM-LITERATE SOCIETY The annual ITEEA conference provides an unparalleled...

New Resources

The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-based Learning

The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-based Learning: Emerging Trends, Policy Considerations, and Questions for the Future Afterschool and competency-based learning are increasingly emerging...

Other Local Events and Workshops

PhilaSoup Winter Soup Fundraiser for teachers

PhilaSoup Winter Soup – February 21 Join education non-profit organization, PhilaSoup, on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 at the Slought gallery, located at 4017 Walnut Street, for a soup...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...