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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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July 27, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Litigation to Advance Social Justice

Impact Fund Offers Support for Litigation to Advance Social Justice The Impact Fund provides grants to nonprofit legal firms, private attorneys, and/or small law firms working to advance social...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Promise Corps College and Career Ambassador (CCA) Supervisors

AmeriCorps – Promise Corps College and Career Ambassador (CCA) Supervisors are responsible for program planning and implementation at two high schools in West Philadelphia. They provide...


Gateway to College Montgomery County

Gateway to College Montgomery County – Earn your Commonwealth diploma – Enter a Career Pathway at Montgomery County Community College – Small class sizes – Intensive support...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Gateway to Grant Success

November 11-14, 2015 St. Louis, MO Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch To Register Register online or print a copy of our registration form and send to GPA Headquarters. Highlights Attend 70...

New Resources

Understanding Community College and Nonprofit Partnerships

The Economic Opportunities Program from the Aspen Institute has released findings from its’ national survey studying partnerships between community colleges and local workforce nonprofits, or...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Building Pathways to Financial Resilience

Now that the economy is on an upswing, opportunities for growth are abundant. While much of the nation exhales, some are reflecting on lessons learned and others are still struggling for financial...

Partnerships Classifieds

Food Policy Fellows, Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) is excited to share the fellowship and internship positions that are available this Fall. CEO is seeking organized, hard...