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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.

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Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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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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July 18, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Environmental Projects

V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation Invites Applications for Environmental Projects The V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation was founded with the aim of strengthening environmental research, including research on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Research Assistant I, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Research Assistant I Job Code: Department: Pediatrics Grade: Division: General Peds/Research Exempt/Nonexempt: Research Assistant...

Miscellaneous

Make Your Name Great Summer Academy

Make Your Name Great, Inc. Free one week college prep Summer Academy for high school students (grades 9-12) July 25 – July 29, 2016 Monday – Thursday (Community College of Philadelphia)...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Cross-Sector Leadership Boot Camp

Flex your social impact muscle at Cross-Sector Leadership Boot Camp Submit your application by Monday, July 25 to save 20% on tuition fees Apply Today! September 6 – 8, 2016 10:00 am –...

New Resources

2016-2017 Education Policy Fellowship Program

Apply Now for EPLC’s 2016-2017 PA Education Policy Fellowship Program! Applications are available now for the 2016-2017 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). The Education Policy...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Building a Quality Mentoring Program

Join us for Building a Quality Mentoring Program with the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring! Align your mentoring program with the Elements of Effective Practice and enhance the likelihood...