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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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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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March 23, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Mazda Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted May 1 to July 1, 2015 This foundation provides support in areas on education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Tutor Trainer for Adult Literacy, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy works to ensure that adults in Philadelphia have access to high-quality education and support. Among the ways we work on achieving that goal is to provide free...


Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock!

Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 1pm EDT Register Now! Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Agents of Change: Harnessing the Power of Higher Education for Community Change

Conference Description: Experiential learning, community connection, place-based learning, engaged scholarship, institutional citizenship—the movement travels under different names from campus to...

New Resources

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll application is officially live on our Honor Roll website. This year’s deadline is Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm Eastern...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Two new videos from Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s Annual Meeting on December 8, 2014 was a great celebration of the organization’s first 10 years. But maybe you couldn’t make it, or maybe you were there and want a chance to...

Partnerships Classifieds

host sites needed, Help Yourself to Health series for seniors

Host sites sought for free senior health workshops Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is seeking locations to host a series of free workshops aimed at helping adults age 60 and older better...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships January/February Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...