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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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October 20, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

YOUTHadelphia Grants

YOUTHadelphia announces grant process YOUTHadelphia has announced that this year it will fund organizations that serve youth with mental health issues and/or LGBT youth. This fall, up to $50,000 will...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Employment Specialist, St. John’s Community Services

Responsibilities include coordinate and provide training, supervision,and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in competitive employment; assist with the development of...


Strategies for Using Stories in Year-End Campaigns

Free Nonprofit 911 Webinar: 3 Strategies for Using Stories in Year-End Campaigns Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1pm EDT Storytelling is the best way to emotionally connect with donors to engage their...

New Resources

Cornell Plans to Expand Off-Campus Engagement

Cornell Plans to Expand Off-Campus Engagement Through an initiative announced earlier this month, Cornell University plans to transform its curriculum to make real-world experiences like these a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

First, Do No Harm: Taking Action for Health

Physicians for Social Responsibility presents First, Do No Harm: Taking Action for Health Wednesday, November 5th 5:30 to 8:30 at the Friends Center 15th & Cherry Streets, 19102 – the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Host a Philly Fellow at your agency

Philly Fellows seeks new host agencies Philly Fellows is now seeking new host agencies for its 2015-2016 fellowships. Interested nonprofits must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) outlining their...