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  • Federal Agency Announces $532 Million in AmeriCorps Funding June 9, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 9, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced $532 million in AmeriCorps funding to help national and local organizations, faith-based groups, and educational institutions respond to the most critical issues facing communities in the U.S. This funding will engage Americans in se […]
  • FIRST® Recruiting for New Class of AmeriCorps VISTA members to Support STEM Education Programs in 33 U.S. Communities June 5, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 5, 2017 (All day)FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announces that they will begin recruitment for up to 50 AmeriCorps VISTA members, to support the expansion of FIRST STEM education programs into 33 U.S. communities. The 50 AmeriCorps VISTA members, from the Corporation for National and Comm […]
  • Federal AmeriCorps Agency Selected for National Disaster Award May 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, was selected as the National VOAD Partner of the Year. The award, presented by National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD), recognizes the contributions CNCS programs […]
  • Older Americans Provide Services Valued at $78 Billion to U.S. Economy May 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that oversees Senior Corps, will celebrate the critical contributions older volunteers make across the country during the seventh annual Senior Corps Week, taking place May 15-19 during Older Americans Month.
  • More than 4,520 Mayors Unite in Support of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps April 3, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day)More than 4,520 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the fifth-annual Mayor, County, and Tribal Recognition Day for National Service. Together, these elected officials represent 194 million citiz […]
  • AmeriCorps Strengthens Recovery Efforts in West Virginia March 6, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 6, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, announced today that a team of AmeriCorps VISTA members will support long-term recovery efforts in affected communities. CNCS has dispatched more than 300 national service members to fl […]
  • AmeriCorps NCCC Completes $100 million in Tax Returns for Low-Income Households March 1, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, announced that AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) has helped low-income families secure more than $100 million through their tax returns.
  • Federal Social Innovation Fund Celebrates $1 Billion Milestone February 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 24, 2017 (All day)As part of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) week, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, celebrated a major milestone for the SIF. Since the program’s inception in 2009, CNCS has generated $1 billion in investments for evidence-based […]