Learn and Serve America Higher Education FY 2009

The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) announces the availability of approximately $ 9. 27 million of grant funding to support higher education service-learning and community service programs that address community needs through local service projects The following Notice

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provides a description of the competition.These funds will be awarded to both individual institutions and consortia.

An estimated six to eight individual institution applicants will receive awards ranging from approximately $85,000 to $195,000 annually for a project period of up to three years.

An estimated seven to nine consortia applicants will receive awards ranging from approximately $200,000 to $500,000 annually for a project period of up to three years.

Key agency priorities for the 2009 Higher Education grant competition include:• Creating and/or expanding initiatives engaging campuses and the communities they serve.

Activities should focus on assisting with economic recovery and strengthening the vitality of the nonprofit and social service sectors• Promoting student leadership through program models incorporating student-initiated and student-led service and service-learning activities addressing critical social needs, particularly those resulting from the economic downturn
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Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $9,270,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full description of NOFA and Application Instructions

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The following entities may apply for a Learn and Serve America Higher Education grant from the Corporation: 1.

An institution of higher education.

2.

A consortium of institutions of higher education.

3.

A higher education partnership, as defined in 45 CFR § 2510.20 – One or more public or private nonprofit organizations, or public agencies, including States, and one or more institutions of higher education that have entered into a written agreement specifying the responsibilities of each partner.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nationalservice.gov/for_organizations/funding/nofa_detail.asp?tbl_nofa_id=68

Contact:
Cara Patrick Corporation for National & Community Service - Learn and Serve America202-606-7510

Agency Email Description:
For any questions about the competition.

Agency Email:
lsahighered@cns.gov

Date Posted:
2009-01-13

Application Due Date:
2009-03-26

Archive Date:
2009-03-27




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