The AmeriCorps VISTA program provides full-time members for a year of service in communities. Working to build capacity and expand programs that work to improve low-income communities and individuals and to end poverty. AMERICORPS AmeriCorps* tate and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, and AmeriCorps TCCC (Tribal Civilian Community Corps). AmeriCorps members recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers,… Learn more.
Grant for the Ak-Chin Indian Community in Maricopa, AZ The National Society for American Elderly The NSAIE will use the Choice Hotel International Foundation funds to achieve the following objectives: Decrease physical and emotional isolation in Ak Chin Indian elderly through the provision of approximately 1,200 congregate meals. Increase the nutritional status of Ak Chin Indian… Learn more.
Below is a list of helpful government resources. Bureau of Indian Affairs Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) CFDA Grant Writing Tips General Services Administration Government Benefits, Grants and Financial Aid Grant Information Indian Health Service National Endowment of the Arts National Endowment of the Humanities US Government Department Listings United States Senate Committee on… Learn more.
The links listed below provides valuable information that will be helpful to your cause. Craig’s List: on-line classified and information resource by area Design for Social GOOD (Web site builders): web-based technological solutions for non-profits Foundation Listings on-line Foundations.org: Foundation listings on-line Idealist: Volunteer and other opportunities Independent Sector: Information about grants, giving and volunteering… Learn more.
Many foundations and other grant making institutions outside of the federal government require or expect a 501(c) (3) to apply for grants and other funding. Many Tribes are setting up Nonprofits or Tribal Philanthropic Programs. Nonprofits can be set up according to State Laws which are common practice or by Tribal Laws, a growing practice. … Learn more.
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America, and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. Learn more.
United We Serve is intended to expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own volunteer projects. Serve.gov is an online resource for not only finding volunteer opportunities in your community, but also creating your own. Learn more.
The United Way is a very large giving program and it can have an impact on the way that nonprofit organizations and other worthy causes are supported. The Process for applying for and receiving funds from Local United Way Chapters will vary from Chapter to Chapter. Steps to receiving preferred status (potential partnership status) Join… Learn more.
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The end of summer marked the end of the AmeriCorps VISTA Tribal Summer Associates program for 2011. The NSAIE had an enormous participation rate that has surpassed previous years. In addition, we partnered with Boys & Girls Club and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to provide more sites with Summer Associates. These sites then took part in… Learn more.