AMERICORPS FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - SPRING/SUMMER 2013

Does your organization engage college students and recent graduates to support programming in the areas of youth engagement, volunteer recruitment and management, or public health initiatives? If so, consider hosting an AmeriCorps member through Compact Service Corps (CSC). Co-sponsored by Montana Campus Compact, CSC engages thousands of students and community members each year in meaningful service as AmeriCorps members. Recruitment is currently underway for service placements beginning Spring-Summer 2013.

Service area

Montana and the surrounding region (including multi-state efforts)

Who can apply?

Nonprofits, faith-based organizations, colleges/universities, and government agencies (city, state, or tribally-controlled)

By when?

2013 member and host site recruitment continues through August 18

Resources provided

AmeriCorps positions ranging from 300 to 1700 hours, which are eligible for an Education Award (up to $5,550) upon completion of service

Support

Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) provides assistance with project development, member recruitment, training, and technical assistance

How to get involved

Call or email Josh Vanek at 406.243.5175 or contact the local campus-based CSC program coordinator in your community (see coordinator roster)



Need more information?

Join us for an informational call on:

Monday, March 11 at 2:00 PM (MST)

Send RSVP to grants@mtcompact.org to secure a spot




Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) is committed to advancing the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. Co-sponsored by MTCC and Colorado Campus Compact, Compact Service Corps is funded by the Corporation for National & Community Service, which provides AmeriCorps members with Education Awards upon completion of service, to be used to support repayment of qualified student loans or payment of current educational expenses.



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