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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.

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PHENND Fellows

PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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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 24, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial Grants

The Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial is a charitable foundation formed to carry out the wishes of Henrietta Tower Wurts, who died in 1933. It supports programs in which a modest grant can play a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Consultant, YOUTHadelphia

BACKGROUND Founded in 1918, The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) strengthens the economic, social and civic vitality of Greater Philadelphia. TPF grows effective philanthropic investment,...


2017 Congressional App Challenge

Invitation to all high school students to participate in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Officially launched in 2015, this competition is a nationwide event intended to engage students’...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Social and Emotional Learning Conference

2018 Social and Emotional Learning Conference: Building Skills for Lifelong Success May 9-10, 2018 | Harrisburg, Pa. The Center for Schools and Communities seeks high quality, effective presentations...

New Resources

PHLpreK Jobs Board

PHLpreK Programs are Hiring! PreK Providers are hiring for more than 40 early childhood education postions! Check out the full list of jobs here:

Other Local Events and Workshops

Resistance Summer – Germantown

This summer, the resistance will be in our city parks! We’ll be hosting #ResistanceSummer events at parks across the city to take action in defense of the right to healthcare and public education....

Partnerships Classifieds

Adult Literacy volunteers needed

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR UNIQUE ADULT LITERACY PROJECT: Will you join us in breaking the cycle of poverty? Campaign for Working Families, Inc. needs volunteers to help low-literate Philadelphia adults...