Yesterday, the Corporation for National and Community Service announced its funding selections after a national competition for $234 million in federal funding. Funding will go to fund AmeriCorps positions across the country in partnership with local organizations, agencies, and schools.
The Corporation is distributing $129 million more through state commissions.
According to the funding announcement, “Together with other positions in AmeriCorps VISTA and NCCC, AmeriCorps is on track to support more than 85,000 members this year, the first step towards the Serve America Act goal of 250,000 annual AmeriCorps members by the year 2017.”
See the funding announcement here, and the complete list of funded groups here.