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 

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 effectively recruit and engage young people in … Read more

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

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/sponsors. Winners were announced at a special … Read more

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.

Targeted AmeriCorps Funding

The Virginia Service Commission has released a special targeted AmeriCorps Request for Applications focusing exclusively on activities related to the following: Reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid use; Child wellness related to reducing or preventing child abuse, improving outcomes for child victims of abuse, and improving outcomes for foster youth, including youth aging out … Read more

Conference Scholarships

The Virginia Service Foundation is offering a limited number of Scholarships for the 2018 Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference. The scholarships awarded would be for up to $100, and could cover part of the registration expense or hotel cost, whichever the recipient prefers. This can either be done by reimbursement if you have already registered … Read more

Service Year Webinar

Service Year Alliance will host a “Benefits of Hosting with Service Year Alliance” webinar, Wednesday, February 28th at 1pm EST. Service Year will be walking through all the current and future benefits of hosting and being a member with Service Year Alliance. Service Year Alliance has many current offerings, including a regular webinar series, the … Read more