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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.

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GEAR UP

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

Program Coordinator, Rutgers Future Scholars – Camden

Reports to the Rutgers Future Scholars Program Director at Rutgers University and the Director of Public School Partnerships at Rutgers University – Camden Campus. Coordinates and implements all...

Miscellaneous

TEDx Philadelphia seeks topic ideas

TEDx Philadelphia surveys participants for topics Planners of the 2015 TEDx Philadelphia event are conducting a survey to determine the theme of next year’s event. The event will take place on...

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, United Way Holiday Network

UW Holiday Network offers volunteer opportunities Make a difference in the life of a child, family, older adult, organization or individual in our region during this holiday season. United...

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...