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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.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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October 24, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Youth Running Programs

Saucony Run for Good Foundation Seeks Proposals for Youth Running Programs The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to informing the public about the cause and prevention of childhood obesity...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Common Market

Marketing & Communications Coordinator Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States DESCRIPTION The Common Market connects communities by delivering local food for the common good. We are a...


Webinar: Smoking Cessation on campus

“Truth Initiative’s College Programs: Helping colleges across the country #FinishIT, one campus at a time” October 26, 2016, 1:00-2:30pm Free Webinar from The Smoking Cessation...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: National Association for Multicultural Education

You’re invited to the Pennsylvania Chapter National Association for Multicultural Education 19th Annual Conference March 3-4, 2017 Dickinson College Carlisle, PA Call for Proposals PA-NAME is...

New Resources

A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships

Partnering for Student Success: A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships Schools and districts have long partnered with external organizations to deliver programming to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Think on Your Feet: Improv for Trainers & Facilitators

Think on Your Feet: Improv for Trainers & Facilitators November 4, 2016, 9am-12:30pm Location: People’s Emergency Center, 325 N. 39th St. Register here: Open to the public. A light lunch...

Partnerships Classifieds

Waste Watchers Needed, Philadelphia Marathon

This November, Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability is partnering with the Philadelphia Marathon to host Waste Watchers, a sustainability initiative to keep waste out of the landfill. Waste...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Network Meeting: College Access Networks

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, December 8th 3:00 – 4:30 PM at the School District of Philadelphia (440 N. Broad St.), Room 1075.  This meeting will focus on K-16...