Learn and Serve America Summer of Service FY10

Summer of Service grants will support collaborative efforts to implement community-based service-learning projects during the summer months.

Programs will engage middle school students (students who will be enrolled in grades 6 through 9 in the school year following the end of the summer) in community-based


service-learning projects that are intensive, structured, supervised, and designed to produce identifiable improvements to the community.

This opportunity should provide youth, particularly those from disadvantaged circumstances, with service-learning experiences that will motivate them to become more civically engaged and aspire to obtain higher education.

Program participants must complete at least 100 hours of service within the summer program.

For this competition, service activities should address environmental and/or disaster preparedness issues relevant to the community served.

Funding for 2010 is contingent upon appropriations, and is estimated to be $1,000,000 for approximately 5-7 grants.

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Learn and Serve America Innovative Community-Based Service-Learning Programs

Corporation for National and Community Service

Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Web address to the full announcement and resources to apply.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants include State Education Agencies, State Commissions, US Territories, Indian tribes, institutions of higher education, public or private nonprofit organizations (including faith-based organizations), public or private elementary or secondary schools, local educational agencies, or a consortium of such entities.

Grantees must have experience managing a summer youth program that accommodates at least 100 youth at a time, and must have access to existing infrastructure to support recruitment, enrollment, training and supervision for the youth, and tracking of volunteer hours

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Cara Patrick 202-606-7510

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