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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.



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

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January 26, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Provident Bank Foundation

Provident Bank Foundation Issues RFP for Community Signature and Impact Grants The Provident Bank Foundation was created in 2003 with a donation of stock and cash from the initial public offering of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Philly Fellows

Fellowship applications for 2015/2016 due February 8, 2015 Philly Fellows offers year-long fellowships connect top college graduates to dynamic, nonprofit opportunities while developing their...


South Africa Partners Educator Tour

South Africa Partners is accepting applications for our 2015 Educator Tour! We invite educators and teachers to travel with us to Johannesburg, East London, and Cape Town from July 15-29th, to learn...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Building Bridges between Education and Engagement

Please make plans to attend this year’s Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning & Civic Engagement through Higher Education, March 11-13 at Little Rock, AR. To register, go to the Gulf-South...

New Resources

How the Racial Bias in Our Big Money Political System Undermines Our Democracy

Big-Money Political System Holds Back Racial Equity A new report from Demos argues that the dominance of corporate and wealthy private donors in the American political system disproportionately harms...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Donor Relations and Front Line Fundraisers

Thursday, February 5 | 1:00 to 2:00 Parkway Central Library | 4th Floor | Skyline Room (take elevators to 4th floor) How does the partnership between donor relations professionals and front line...

Partnerships Classifieds

Peer Session Volunteers needed, Financial Advancement Clubs

Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Volunteers Job Description Job Title: Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club Peer Session Volunteer (Three (3) positions available) Purpose: Volunteers will...