Volunteer Generation Fund

Deadline 5/18/2010
Eligible Applicants: State governments County governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher educationThe Volunteer Generation Fund will increase the number of people who serve in meaningful roles as volunteers dedicated to addressing important needs in communities across America. More specifically, the Fund will support efforts that expand the capacity of volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage support and retain individuals to serve in high quality volunteer assignments, including those that are aligned with special days of service such as Martin Luther King Jr, Day and the 9-11 Day of Service and Remembrance.

The Volunteer Generation Fund is a new grant program from the Corporation designed to:

  • Establish programs to recruit, manage and support volunteers in effective volunteer support structures in states; and
  • Identify effective approaches to increasing volunteer opportunities and managing and supporting volunteers
  • Strengthen the capacity of volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage, support and retain volunteers

Link to Full Announcement
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=8y2hLX2Vd1pxyFhldcY8X32H3ndPnfQynR LB8l7GWMpl5FrWZwnq!-2030753154?oppId=54068&mode=VIEW
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
Sylvie Mortimer CNCS-Office of the Field Liaison 202-606-6749

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