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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.

Campus Election Engagement Project

Promoting non-partisan college student voter registration and turnout for the 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race.

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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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October 20, 2014 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Office of Housing and Community Development RFPs

OHCD offers housing RFPs The Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFP). OHCD is soliciting proposals to finance the development of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Greater Harleysville & North Penn Senior Services

GHNPSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in the Harleysville and North Penn area. We operate two Senior Activity Centers (SAC). Our mission is to provide access...

Miscellaneous

Google Hangout: Are you really listening?

Join us for a Google Hangout Are you really listening? For youth-serving organizations, community collaboratives, frontline providers, mentors and other youth supporters, keeping students in school...

New Resources

Connecting Youth and Strengthening Communities: The Data Behind Civic Engagement and Economic Opportunity

Connecting Youth and Strengthening Communities Volunteering and group membership are not just a feel-good element of community life, says a new report from Opportunity Nation. The report argues that...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community-Driven Research Readiness Day

Plans begin for 2015 Community-Driven Research Day Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) encourages collaboration between university-based research partners and community-based organizations (CBOs)...

Partnerships Classifieds

Veteran’s Day of Service in Frankford

Frankford hosts Veteran’s Day of Service The Travis Manion Foundation, the PhillyRising Collaborative and the Frankford Community Development Corporation are sponsoring a Day of Service on...