PHENND Fellows places passionate and talented college graduates with local Philadelphia nonprofits as AmeriCorps VISTA members.

We have a three-fold mission:

-Support local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues

-Training and retaining local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia

-Developing the next generation of nonprofit leaders


To learn more, contact PHENND Fellows VISTA Leader Chris Capron at or 215-573-2379.

Our current nonprofit partners include:

  1. Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
  2. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region
  3. Center for Hunger Free Communities
  4. Community Council Health Systems
  5. Education Law Center PA
  6. Free Library of Philadelphia
  7. Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts
  8. Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  9. Philadelphia Parks Alliance
  10. Springboard Collaborative
  11. Women’s Opportunities Resource Center
  12. Year Up Greater Philadelphia