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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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December 15, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Spruce Foundation

SPRUCE FOUNDATION OPENS 2015 GRANT APPLICATION CYCLE Applications Now Being Accepted for Organizations Serving Philadelphia’s Youth On #GivingTuesday, December 2nd, the Spruce Foundation opened up...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Grant Officer, US Programs, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization, which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the...


2015 Afterschool Champion Awards

Deadline: Friday, January 23, 2015 PSAYDN is accepting nominations for the 2015 Afterschool Champions. The champion should demonstrate outstanding work in developing, supporting and promoting...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Do you or your colleagues or students have an early-stage idea, program, or organization? The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale offers a unique opportunity for professionals and...

New Resources

Closing the College Graduation Gap

NCAN Students Closing the College Graduation Gap First Annual Benchmarking Report Finds Strong Outcomes NCAN is pleased to release “Closing the College Graduation Gap,” the 2014 national college...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation A workshop for AmeriCorps Members, Year of Service Members, and Young Professionals. Tuesday, January 13th, 9:30-11:30am 3624 Market...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, EducationWorks

EducationWorks is looking for volunteers to support K-8 grade students during the homework help portion of its after school program. Volunteers will work with students one-on-one and in small groups...

PHENND Events/Activities

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region Due: January 30, 2015 The Phillip B. Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to...