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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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August 24, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), the related application instructions, and additional resources needed by applicants. A Notification...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

K-8th grade Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

2015-16 K-8th grade Afterschool Instructor The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools programming (UACS), creates mutually...


National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Today marks the official launch of the 2015 Trans Survey. We’ve seen an overwhelming amount of enthusiasm since we first announced the survey, with nearly 14,000 people pledging to complete it....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

K-16 Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability

“Through teamwork at the Institute, my challenges turned out to be my biggest advances. My enthusiasm for service-learning has grown ten fold. CWI’s Institute was beyond my expectations.”...

New Resources

Peer Learning Circles for Emerging Leaders

Are you looking for a way to connect with other future nonprofit leaders? Are you interested in taking on more responsibility in the future? Discover support for tomorrow’s leaders through Peer...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Council Mini-Conference on School Partnerships

The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative, in conjunction with United Communities Southeast Philadelphia, is hosting a mini-conference in lieu of our August monthly meeting. The mini-conference will...

Partnerships Classifieds

Graduate Internship, After-School and In-Class Teacher Assistance Programs

Puentes Hacia el Futuro Programa de Enriquecimiento Educativo 2015-2016 After-School and In-Class Teacher Assistance Programs Graduate Internship Application Due: Friday, September 11, 2015...