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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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We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.

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March 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Mazda Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted May 1 to July 1, 2015 This foundation provides support in areas on education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Development, SeniorLAW Center

SeniorLAW Center is a nonprofit organization which improves the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protects their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy. The Director of...


Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1pm EDT Register Now! Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Agents of Change: Harnessing the Power of Higher Education for Community Change

Conference Description: Experiential learning, community connection, place-based learning, engaged scholarship, institutional citizenship—the movement travels under different names from campus to...

New Resources

In School Presentations available, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Book an In School Presentation! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Mayoral Candidates Forum

Public Health Management Corporation will hold a Mayoral Candidates Forum to discuss issues related to public health in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 16, 3-5 at 1500 Market Street in the Lower...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Casa Monarca

Casa Monarca is a non-profit organization our mission is to promote and preserve the Mexican culture and traditions through social, cultural and educational programs and events that involve the South...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships January/February 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...