Serve DC, the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism announces the availability of AmeriCorps*State Competitive funding for fiscal year 2009-2010 to eligible organizations. New applicants with high-quality proposals will compete nationally with other State and National programs for $40,328,000 of funds made available through Serve DC and the Corporation on National and Community Service. The total amount of the grant must not exceed $12,600 per Member Service Years.
AmeriCorps is a national service network that provides full- and less than full-time opportunities for participants, called members, to serve their communities and build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to meet local environmental, educational, public safety, homeland security or other human needs. Within these five issue areas, programs may submit proposals that address specific problems of local communities.