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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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December 15, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Healthy Kids Grants

Healthy Kids Grants promote healthy eating and active lifestyles for kids and families. This year, the General Mills Foundation is offering $1 million in grants, awarding 50 grants of $20,000....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator, Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center, an outcome-driven nonprofit adult literacy organization, seeks a volunteer coordinator, up 28 hours/week, to manage its volunteer tutor program, based primarily at its West...


TEDx Philadelphia seeks topic ideas

TEDx Philadelphia surveys participants for topics Planners of the 2015 TEDx Philadelphia event are conducting a survey to determine the theme of next year’s event. The event will take place on...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed 16th Annual Conference

January 15-17, 2015 — College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center For farmers, food activists, food lovers 8 pre-conference, how-to, skill-building workshops. 7 tracks. 42 conference...

New Resources

#BlackLivesMatter #FergusonSyllabus

Widespread protests have swept the country under the rallying cry “Black Lives Matter” after the failure of the grand juries to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation

Tools for Program Development, Enhancement, & Implementation A workshop for AmeriCorps Members, Year of Service Members, and Young Professionals. Tuesday, January 13th, 9:30-11:30am 3624 Market...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, United Way Holiday Network

UW Holiday Network offers volunteer opportunities Make a difference in the life of a child, family, older adult, organization or individual in our region during this holiday season. United...

PHENND Events/Activities

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region

Lindy Award Honoring New K-16 Partnerships in the Philadelphia Region Due: January 30, 2015 The Phillip B. Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to...