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Notice #: 0000352588-02
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The Corporation for National Service and the Hawaii State Commission
for National and Community Service announces the availability of
AmeriCorps*State Competitive funds for the 2012-2013 program year.
AmeriCorps, “the domestic Peace Corps,” is a national service program,
which engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in teambased,
results-driven service in the areas of public safety, education,
literacy and tutoring, the environment, basic human needs and Homeland
Security. In exchange for their service, AmeriCorps members receive
a living stipend and an education award for post-secondary
education expenses upon completion of their term of service. Ameri-
Corps and the Hawaii Commission strive to strengthen citizenship and
the ethic of service by assisting communities in addressing their toughest
Through the AmeriCorps Program Grant, agencies sponsor AmeriCorps
members who serve to implement community service initiatives. Eligible
agencies include community based non-profit organizations,
faith-based organizations, state and local government entities, and
school districts. Agencies that apply must be able to demonstrate the
capacity to administer a federal program, have a detailed plan of action,
strong connections to the community it is planning to serve, a real need
for the proposed service within the community, and the ability to raise
the required matching funds.
Applications for funding request should include a minimum of 20 full
time equivalent (FTE) members and a minimum of $250,000. All applications
must be submitted to the Hawaii Commission for National
and Community Service by December 6, 2011.
For more information, please contact the Hawaii Commission staff at
944-7674 or you may download the application by visiting the
Commission’s website at
Stacy K. Higa, Executive Director
Hawaii Commission for National
and Community Service