State Commissions

To develop a State plan; to assist States in the application process; and to provide oversight of funded AmeriCorps programs within each State.

The funds enable States to form a 15 to 25 member, independent, bipartisan commission appointed by a governor to implement service programs in their State.
Examples of Funded Projects

Funds are given to State commissions.

Grants for this Program


Agency - Corporation for National and Community Service

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.

Office - See the Corporation for National and Community Service's listing in Appendix IV of the Catalog.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Workforce Solutions, New Mexico Department Of $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Executive Office Of The State Of Colorado $ 572,542   2022-01-012024-12-31
Community Service, Maine Commission For $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
University Of Hawaii $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Office Of Higher Education $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Health And Human Services, Nebraska Department Of $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Elementary And Secondary Education, Ri Department Of $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Administration, Wisconsin Department Of $ 573,542   2022-01-012024-12-31
Wv Commission For National And Community Service $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31
Volunteer Nh $ 405,000   2022-01-012024-12-31



Program Accomplishments

Examples are not currently available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are used to operate a commission to oversee service programs.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State governments, District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

None.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

State commission administrative grant proposals must be submitted to the Corporation.

Award Procedures

For final procedures contact the Headquarters Office.

Deadlines

Contact the Corporation for deadline dates.

Authorization

National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

The range is from one to two months.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Renewals are annual.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Cost-sharing is involved over time. The amount varies from year to year.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Time frames have not been established.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Financial status reports and reports of accomplishments are required.

Audits

Audit must be performed as required by the Law.

Records

Required records to will be spelled out in the individual grant.

Financial Information

Account Identification

95-2720-0-1-506.

Obigations

FY 07 $12,516,000; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

From $125,000 to $750,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

For detailed information contact the Headquarters Office.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See the Corporation for National and Community Service's listing in Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. Telephone: (202) 606-6715.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Governors must request funding and work directly with the Corporation. For more details, contact the Corporation.




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