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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.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

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 25, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Force for Change Grants

Grant: The Salesforce Foundation’s Force for Change grant program supports innovative uses of technology in the global nonprofit and education sectors and will award $4 million in 2016 grants....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Corporate Engagement Manager, United Way of GPSNJ

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Corporate Engagement Manager Date: June 23, 2016 Reports to: Director, Engagement Location: Philadelphia...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Interfaith Leadership Institute

Interfaith Leadership Institute (Deadline this Thursday at 11:59pm CST) Chicago, IL, August 5-7 Three-day training for based undergraduates and their advisors. ILIs equip students with the skills to...

New Resources

New Report: Investing in Higher Education

New Report from the White House: INVESTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: BENEFITS, CHALLENGES, AND THE STATE OF STUDENT DEBT Executive Summary Higher education is one of the most important investments...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Fund-Raising Workshop

Community Fund-Raising Workshop – This workshop focusing on providing individuals with strategies and techniques for raising funds to support their organizations and initiatives.  Topics...

Partnerships Classifieds

Spruce Foundation seeks board members

The Spruce Foundation is an all-volunteer, next-gen-led non-profit based in Philly. We’re focused on cultivating the next generation of philanthropists through community giving and grant-making...

PHENND Events/Activities

Tools for Program Planning & Implementation

For the third year, Vision Driven Consulting is teaming up with PHENND to provide a year of personal and professional development workshops for AmeriCorps and Year of Service Members in Philadelphia....