MLK Day Mini Grants

MLK Day Mini Grants

The Virginia Service Foundation will award mini grants for service projects planned for the 2019 MLK Day of Service holiday. These funds can be used for supplies, planning, and support of projects. The deadline to apply is December 7, 2018. Apply at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDJCRFN.  ...

MLK Grants Deadline Soon

MLK Grants Deadline Soon

Youth Service America is accepting applications for the 2019 MLK Day of Service Grants to activate youth volunteers on MLK Day of Service weekend. Funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, these grants offer youth development organizations, community-based organizations, and schools/school districts grant funding and capacity-building training to ...

Changes to OnCorps GPR Narrative Section

Changes to OnCorps GPR Narrative Section

CNCS has updated the Narrative Section for reporting in the 2017-18 program year. In the 2017-2018 GPR, the new narratives are displayed at the top of the page. If you need to submit the prior/older narratives for any reason, we’ve included those below the new ones. Our assumption is that new set replaces the old set, so check with your Program Officer ...

Check Out this Great Video!

Check Out this Great Video!

The Virginia College Advising Corps AmeriCorps program has recently released a wonderful new video. The video explains the important role the program is playing in opening up brighter futures for Virginia students! This is a great example of an effective tool to tell your story and garner more support for your program. Check it out! ...

NCCC Team Honored

NCCC Team Honored

AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional Corps Team River 3 member were recently recognized for their service to the City of Norton at a recent City Council meeting! Members posed with Mayor William Mays and other council members. The team has served for several deployments creating a trail system to boost the economic development of the area. See more photos here. ...

New My Americorps Member Process

New My Americorps Member Process

On May 30th AmeriCorps State and National issued guidance on entering service opportunities in the MyAmeriCorps Portal and changes in the member enrollment process. CNCS has released a presentation that provides detailed information on the new enrollment process. Download the presentation at https://www.nationalservice.gov/sites/default/files/pag ...

OnCorps Copy Program Records Tutorial

OnCorps Copy Program Records Tutorial

OnCorps has entirely redesigned the annual "copy program records" process, and the new tool will permit Programs (as well as Staff) to manage this task. The new form will allow PD's to re-assign returning members and supervisors to new service sites, if needed, allowing for much better member and site management.   Copy Program Rec ...

Meet Osman Ali

Meet Osman Ali

Osman Ali has joined the Virginia College Advising Corps team in the new role of Program Coordinator.  Osman brings a robust, demonstrated commitment to public service, specifically addressing issues of equity and access.  He will run the College Advising Corps' college adviser recruitment and selections process, summer and in-service trainin ...

National Service Award Winners

National Service Award Winners

Senior Corps and AmeriCorps members serving in Virginia who have performed outstanding service to their communities were honored at the 2018 Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference on May 21, 2018. The second annual Virginia National Service Awards honored seven amazing individuals who were nominated by their organization's program directors/spons ...

Free Tax Prep Resource

Free Tax Prep Resource

Download and share this handy flier detailing how to take advantage of the EITC program. If  your members' or clients' household income was $66,000 or less in 2017, they are eligible to have their taxes prepared for free. Download flier. ...

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