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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.

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GEAR UP

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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July 27, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Housing for Everyone Grants

TD Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for 2015 Housing for Everyone Grants The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank , is accepting applications for its tenth annual...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Consultant, Philanthropic Services, Rise for Boys and Men of Color

CONSULTANT, PHILANTHROPIC SERVICES, RISE FOR BOYS AND MEN OF COLOR Reports to: Senior Director Location: Philadelphia, PA (Deadline: August 12) Equal Measure’s Focus and Team Approach Equal Measure...

Miscellaneous

Gateway to College Montgomery County

Gateway to College Montgomery County – Earn your Commonwealth diploma – Enter a Career Pathway at Montgomery County Community College – Small class sizes – Intensive support...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Gateway to Grant Success

November 11-14, 2015 St. Louis, MO Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch To Register Register online or print a copy of our registration form and send to GPA Headquarters. Highlights Attend 70...

New Resources

Step Up to College Guide Summer Supplement

Philadelphia Futures has released its free Step Up to College Guide Summer Supplement for rising high school seniors that presents the nine steps students should take during the summer to prepare for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Kindergarten Mixer

Kindergarten Mixer, part of Please Touch Museum’s School Readiness Initiative, is a FREE fun-filled evening of play and learning, for families with children starting Kindergarten in the fall...

Partnerships Classifieds

Policy Interns, Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) is excited to share the fellowship and internship positions that are available this Fall. CEO is seeking organized, hard...