The Corporation for National and Community Service is the nation's largest grant-maker supporting service and volunteering. Through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America programs, the Corporation is a catalyst for change and offers every American a chance to contribute through service and volunteering.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Competition is limited to state service commissions (or approved alternative administrative entities) or partnerships/consortia of state service commissions.
Commissions that receive funding through the Volunteer Generation Fund may directly carry out the activities supported under the award, or may carry out the activity by making sub grants to community-based entities.
Must be used for the program and activities identified in the funded grant application.
Use of assistance must be consistent with funded approved grant application.
See application requirements found in notice of funding availability and application instructions. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.
Financial draw downs through HHS.
Mar 25, 2010 to May 18, 2010
Edward M.Kennedy Serve America Act.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Other - Not Specified.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title I, Chapter Subtitle H, Part Sec. 1808 Clearinghouses, Subpart Sec. 198P Volunteer Generation Fund, Public Law Kennedy Serve America Act. N/A.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 20.%. 30% matching requirement in second year
40% matching requirement in third year
50% matching requirement in fourth year and each year thereafter.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Three year grant period; contingent annually upon availability of funds from Congressional appropriations. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Financial draw downs through HHS.
Post Assistance Requirements
No program reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
Semi Annual Project Progress Reports.
Quarterly Federal Financial Reports.
Semi Annual Performance Measurement Reporting Required.
No audits are required for this program.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $0; FY 10 est $4,000,000; FY 11 est $10,000,000 - N/A.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Minimum Award of $75,000; no maximum award level established.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Notice of Fund Availability
Regional or Local Office
None. Not Applicable.
Malcolm F. Coles, 10 Causeway St.Suite 473, Boston, Massachusetts 02222 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (617) 565-7001.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Program Design 35%
Organizational Capability 50%
Budget Adequacy and Cost-Effectiveness 15%.