Volunteer Generation Fund

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Federal Grant Title: Volunteer Generation Fund
Federal Agency Name: Corporation for National and Community Service
Grant Categories: Community Development Disaster Prevention and Relief Education Employment Labor and Training Energy Environment Health Housing Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CNCS-GRANTS-04272010
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 94.021
CFDA Descriptions: Volunteer Generation Fund
Current Application Deadline: May 18, 2010 The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 pm Eastern Time on May 18 2010. Applications must be submitted through the Corporation's eGrants system: https://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jsp
Original Application Deadline: May 18, 2010 The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 pm Eastern Time on May 18 2010. Applications must be submitted through the Corporation's eGrants system: https://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jsp
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2010
Creation Date: Apr 29, 2010
Archive Date: May 19, 2010
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Other: Volunteerism This grant will allow State Service Commissions to generate volunteers and build the capacity of volunteer connector organizations that work in the fields of education, energy, environment, housing, natural resources, employment, labor and training, disaster prevention and relief, etc.
Grant Description
APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE SUBMITTED THROUGH GRANTS.GOVAPPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE CORPORATION'S EGRANTS SYSTEM: https://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jspThe Volunteer Generation Fund will increase the number of people who serve in meaningful roles as volunteers dedicated to addressing important needs in communities across America. More specifically, the Fund will support efforts that expand the capacity of volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage support and retain individuals to serve in high quality volunteer assignments, including those that are aligned with special days of service such as Martin Luther King Jr, Day and the 9-11 Day of Service and Remembrance.The Volunteer Generation Fund is a new grant program from the Corporation designed to: Establish programs to recruit, manage and support volunteers in effective volunteer support structures in states; and Identify effective approaches to increasing volunteer opportunities and managing and supporting volunteers Strengthen the capacity of volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage, support and retain volunteers
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only State Service Commissions or consortia of State Service Commissions supported by the Corporation for national and Community Service are eligible to apply for this grant.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.nationalservice.gov/for_organizations/funding/nofa_detail.asp?tbl_nofa_id=80
Grant Announcement Contact
Sylvie Mortimer CNCS-Office of the Field Liaison 202-606-6749

Direct email for this competition [smortimer@cns.gov]
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