AmeriCorps Competitive Grants Applications Now Being Accepted
AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed (e.g., based on proposed program's data or a similar program's data) interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust.
For two decades, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has invested in community solutions across the nation – working hand in hand with local partners to improve lives, expand economic opportunity, and engage millions of Americans in solving problems in their communities.
Application Deadline: Extended to December 10, 2013.
NJ Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up Assistance
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno encourages those who need assistance with cleaning up their homes and property damaged by Hurricane Sandy to contact the 211 assistance system. The information will be entered into the Collaborative Work Order System, which provides the information to volunteer groups that have already helped hundreds of New Jersey families.
This service is a joint initiative of the 211 system and New Jersey's Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NJVOAD).
State Strategic Plan
This Plan sets forth a vision for the future of our state along with a strategy to achieve that vision. It is the culmination of several years of work by the State and its staff in collaboration with county and local stakeholders and members of the public.
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