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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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July 28, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Environmental Studies Grants

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation Seeks Applications for Environmental Studies Grants DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 (PRE-PROPOSALS) The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation was...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Business Loan Officer, FINANTA

I. Job Title: Business Loan Officer Supervisor: Director of Business Lending Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania II. POSITION SUMMARY The Business Loan Officer (BLO) generates, underwrites, and...


Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

National Endowment for Democracy Invites Applications for Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2014 The National Endowment for Democracy’s Reagan-Fascell Democracy...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Community Development Academy

The Community Development Academy is an intensive, experiential, five-day course offered by the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program. Our three courses combine leading edge...

New Resources

Presentation: Becoming an Advocate Parts 1 and 2

BECOMING AN ADVOCATE: PART 1 WHY PRACTITIONERS SHOULD BECOME INVOLVED Advocacy is engaging with the broader public in ways that advance your mission. This webinar and accompanying 2-pager covers:...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Emergency preparedness for people with disabilities

Preparedness trainings set for people with disabilities Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities will hold workshops on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities and their...

Partnerships Classifieds

Request for events: State of Young Philadelphia

Young Involved Philadelphia, sponsors of the annual State of Young Philadelphia events, is seeking applications from sponsors wishing to propose events that provoke collaboration across industries...

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: Fall PHENND Meeting

The Fall PHENND Meeting featuring voter engagement Monday, September 22 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Swarthmore College Bond Memorial Hall The Fall PHENND Meeting is a chance for the entire PHENND Network...