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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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January 19, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Open Society Foundations Fellowship

Individuals Addressing Open Society Challenges Invited to Apply for Open Society Foundations Fellowship A program of the Open Society Foundations, the Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Works

Philadelphia Works is seeking a Chief Operating Officer. Philadelphia Works helps employers find skilled workers and helps job seekers develop the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. The Chief...


Call for Nominations: Exceptional University Community Engagement Programs

The Talloires Network Announces Call for Nominations from Exceptional University Community Engagement Programs The Talloires Network has announced a call for nominations for the seventh annual...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future: Exploring Sustainable Foodscapes

Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future: Exploring Sustainable Foodscapes AFHVS/ASFS Annual Meeting and Conference June 24 – 28, 2015 Chatham University is pleased to host the Joint 2015...

New Resources

National Service Knowledge Network

On January 2, the National Service Knowledge Network moved to a new location under our main website: When you visit the current Knowledge Network homepage or any other landing page, you’ll be...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Closing the Hunger Gap: Cultivating Food Justice Conference

The Closing the Hunger Gap conference is now accepting workshop session proposals! Visit to learn more about the event and the request for proposals. For details, please download the Request for...

Partnerships Classifieds

Financial Coaches needed, Clarifi

CLARIFI CONTINUES VOLUNTEER FINANCIAL COACH RECRUITMENT Clarifi’s FinanciallyHers program is still recruiting volunteer financial coaches for its winter ‘New Year, New Financial You’ boot camp....

PHENND Events/Activities

November/December K-16 Partnerships Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships November/December 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...