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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.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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


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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September 26, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Hilton Humanitarian Prize

HOME RFPS HILTON FOUNDATION ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR HILTON HUMANI… Hilton Foundation Accepting Nominations for Hilton Humanitarian Prize The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Lead Teacher – Special Education, So Love Autistic Center

Lead Teacher – Special Education So Love Autistic Center – Drexel Hill, PA Our Instructional Aides serve an integral role in delivery of interventions and educational goals provided by...


Inspiring Leaders Program

Youth Action in Philadelphia is looking for college students to facilitate their Inspiring Leaders Program. The Inspiring Leaders Program is a ten month mentorship and leadership development program...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2016 CNCS Research Summit

Registration is now open – We hope you can join! The CNCS Office of Research and Evaluation invites you to join us for the 2016 CNCS Research Summit here in Washington, on December 14th and...

New Resources

Benchmarking Foundation Evaluation Practices

For foundations, there are lots of questions to reflect on when thinking about which evaluation practices best align with their strategy, culture, and mission. How much should a foundation invest in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Special Education – Rights and Responsibilities Conference

Community College of Philadelphia’s Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society: Presents: 1st Annual SPECIAL EDUCATION – RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES CONFERENCE 9 am to 3 pm –...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, College Essay Writing Coaching

WANTED: College Essay Volunteers for Mighty Writers (One-Time Opportunity) We know that college essays are most effective when they are clear, honest and personal. Join us as a volunteer to work 1:1...

PHENND Events/Activities

VISTA Community Partnership Coordinator, Cassidy Elementary School

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks one more full-time AmeriCorps VISTA to join 20 other VISTAs that have...