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

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February 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Merchants Fund Business Stabilization Grants

The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. Our Mission is to provide financial assistance to current...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Franklin Project Ambassadors Program

We hope your 2015 is off to a great start. We wanted to provide an update on the Franklin Project and thank you for your continued support. The Franklin Project Ambassadors Program: In 2016, the...

Miscellaneous

Global Youth Service Day Community Partner application

The countdown is on: it’s just 76 days until Global Youth Service Day 2015! YSA invites your organization to join a global coalition that will collectively organize GYSD on April 17-19, 2015....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Future of Food and Nutrition

The Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Research Conference Saturday, April 11, 2015 The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University Registration is now open for the...

New Resources

Kids & Family Reading Report

A Letter from the CEO of Scholastic I am pleased to share with you the fifth edition of the Kids & Family Reading Report™ — a biannual survey of attitudes of children and parents toward...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is actively recruiting Refugees/Asylees between now and the first week of March to provide them with business development assistance and access to...

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Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger

Registration opens for 2015 hunger walk Registration is now open for the Stroehmann Walk+Run Against Hunger. The event will begin at 8 on Saturday, April 11 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art....

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: K-16 University Partners Mtg: Immigrant and Refugee Students

The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Wednesday, March 25th from 3:30-5:00 PM at 440 North Broad Street. This meeting will address issues facing recent immigrant and refugee students and...