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AmeriCorps Award Opportunity

AmeriCorps Award Opportunity

CNCS is now accepting nominations for the third annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Programming and Service Awards, a special opportunity to spotlight extraordinary programs and AmeriCorps members. The awards will be presented in honor of Iowa’s Senator Thomas R. Harkin, a long-time and tireless advocate for national service. During his 40 years of service ...

Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program

Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program

The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program is currently accepting applications. The eight-month program for the next generation of nonprofit leaders in the metro Richmond area is designed to help participants foster a deeper understanding of their leadership capacity, advance their understanding and practice of leading in the nonprofit sector, and strength ...

2017 GRAVA Conference

2017 GRAVA Conference

The 2017 Greater Richmond Association for Volunteer Administration Conference is July 20 in Richmond. GRAVA is a local professional development organization promoting excellence in volunteer engagement. Each year, GRAVA’s annual conference draws service leaders from the nonprofit, corporate, and public sectors for a full day of networking and learning ...

National Volunteerism Conference

National Volunteerism Conference

Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service provides the singular opportunity for thousands from around the world to come together to shape the future of volunteerism. As the world's largest service-related convening, it brings together more than 3,500 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders to gain and share knowledge, resources ...

Make This a Summer of Service!

Make This a Summer of Service!

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about ways in which young people and their families can serve their communities during the break. Service and volunteerism gives youth an identity and purpose and helps them to develop important skills in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Consider ways ...

New STEM VISTAs in Virginia

New STEM VISTAs in Virginia

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 -- including Richmond, Virginia. The 50 AmeriCorps VISTA members, from the Corporation for National and Community Service ( ...

Day to Serve 2017

Day to Serve 2017

Day to Serve, September 9-October 10, is a unique annual initiative that transcends politics and religious differences. Coinciding with the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, this service period seeks to unites people of all faiths, races, cultures, and backgrounds with the shared goal of helping those in need and improving the communities where we l ...

New Peer City Tool

New Peer City Tool

A new Peer City Identification Tool, developed by the Community Development and Policy Studies division (CDPS) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will help you find peer cities that are experiencing similar trends or challenges. This information is fantastic for identifying needed context to policymakers and practitioners. The tool is a data co ...

Summer of Service Ideas

Summer of Service Ideas

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about ways in which young people and their families can serve their communities during the break. Service and volunteerism gives youth an identity and purpose and helps them to develop important skills in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Consider ways ...

2017 Hurricane Toolkit

2017 Hurricane Toolkit

June 1 - September 30 is officially Hurricane Season! Ready.gov has released its digital toolkit containing social media posts and links to graphics and videos hurricane preparedness and improve clear actionable information for individual and community preparedness.  This is a fantastic resource which includes everything from templates for letters to e ...

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