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Welcome Analise Adams

Welcome Analise Adams

Analise has joined the Virginia Office on Volunteerism (OVCS) team as an AmeriCorps Program Officer. She comes to OVCS from Shalom Farms, a Richmond area nonprofit that focuses on increasing access to healthy food. Through her work to cultivate healthier communities, she led programs designed t ...

AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

What could AmeriCorps do for your organization? Apply for 2020-21 AmeriCorps Formula Funding and find out! Since 1994, 1+ million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing millions of volunteers for the o ...

UVa Selected for VISTA Partnership

UVa Selected for VISTA Partnership

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has announced that the University of Virginia is one of eight colleges and universities selected for a new AmeriCorps VISTA partnership designed to encourage participation in national service opportunities. The other schools selected for this ...

AmeriCorps VISTA Grants

AmeriCorps VISTA Grants

AmeriCorps VISTA Concept Papers - VISTA Concept Papers are now being accepted. Applicants are recommended to contact their local CNCS Field Office to discuss project ideas and questions prior to submitting a concept paper. Please note that local CNCS Field Offices may conduct additional webinars not ...

Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff!

Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff!

Vickie Johnson-Scott joins the Office on Volunteerism and Community Services as AmeriCorps Disaster Readiness and Response Coordinator. She is a retiree of the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) where she worked in numerous management positions. Her last position was the Northern Regional ...

AmeriCorps Competitive Grants

AmeriCorps Competitive Grants

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) has posted in eVA the AmeriCorps 2020-2021 Competitive Request for Applications (CVS-20-045) for AmeriCorps competitive funding. You may access the link here:  CVS-20-045 2020- 2021 AmeriCorps Competitive RFA. Submissions are due in eGrants ...

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer!

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer!

Do you know someone who is always putting others first? How about an organization or business that never hesitates to help out whenever there's a problem in the community? There are volunteers all over Virginia making a difference in our neighborhoods and schools -- tutoring students, conducting foo ...

AmeriCorps Kicks Off Program Year

AmeriCorps Kicks Off Program Year

Virginia's AmeriCorps members joined together for a day-long training and kick-off celebration on Friday, September 27, 2019, in Midlothian. More than 150 members and staff also celebrated the 25th Anniversary of AmeriCorps at the opening day event. The highlight of the day took place when members f ...

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