The Corporation for National and Community Service
You may participate in a tele-conference that provides information on upcoming Corporation for National and Community
Service grant funding opportunities. Information will be presented on November 10 and November 12, 2010 at
1:00 p.m. (EDT) The calls offer instructions on applying for AmeriCorps funding (a division of the Corporation for National
and Community Service) (AmeriCorps grants are available for qualified arts and humanities organizations working
in community service, however, other opportunities may exist.) If you think this is a "good fit", you are encouraged
to apply. The tele-conference will provide an overview of AmeriCorps grant opportunities, upcoming deadlines, and advice
on what the agency is looking for in a successful application. There will be time for questions and answers at the end
of the discussion.
Pre-registration is required, and there are only 150 free "tickets" for each call. This is a national opportunity;
participation is limited to those who register first. Register for one of the calls via the following links:
10, 1:00 PM
12, 1:00 PM
The Corporation for National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools,
government agencies, faith-based and other community organizations and other groups committed to strengthening
their communities through volunteering.
AmeriCorps provides support to nonprofits, faith-based and community organizations, and public agencies committed
to meeting critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Grantees and sponsoring organizations
are responsible for recruiting, selecting, and managing members. Some grantees also may provide funding to subgrantees.
To learn which grantees may offer this kind of program support to your organization, please contact your State
Service Commission. In general, AmeriCorps NCCC and AmeriCorps VISTA do not provide operating grants of this type.
Instead they provide access to AmeriCorps NCCC and AmeriCorps VISTA members to work on projects addressing critical
More info about AmeriCorps: