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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.



Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Lumina Foundation Showcase Prize

As one of the leading higher education foundations in the United States, Lumina Foundation has a long history of investing in and supporting not-for-profits to improve postsecondary completion rates....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Neighborhood Bike Works

Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW), a nonprofit organization, seeks a full time Executive Director to oversee, develop, and inspire a collaborative vision for NBW’s youth and adult programs while also...


National Philanthropy Day Honors

Association of Fundraising Professionals Invite Nominations for National Philanthropy Day Honors Since 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals has advanced effective and ethical...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions: 3rd Annual Public Health Day Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s Section on Public Health & Preventive Medicine’s 3rd Annual Public Health Day Symposium April 4, 2016 | 8:30am – 12:30pm...

New Resources

Read Across America Day

NEA’s Read Across America Day is March 2, 2016! The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 19th...

Other Local Events and Workshops

African American Knowledge Competition 2016

You’re Invited to IDAAY’S Annual African American Knowledge Competition 2016! Thursday, February 25, 2016, 5:00-7:00pm Temple University Main Campus in Walk Auditorium (corners of 13th St. and...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter 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 Network Sign...