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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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USA Freedom Corps Partnering to Answer the President’s Call to Service
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 07, 2007

Office of the CEO

   

CEO Message on House Subcommittee Action on FY 2008 National Service Budget

 

Dear National Service Colleagues:

A few minutes ago the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee reported out legislation recommending $843,381,000 for the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs for fiscal year 2008. The numbers break down as follows:

Domestic Volunteer Service Act

  • AmeriCorps*VISTA: $95,468,000
  • Senior Corps: $217,586,000
    • RSVP: $59,685,000
    • Foster Grandparents: $110,937,000
    • Senior Companions: $46,964,000

National and Community Service Act

  • AmeriCorps Grants: $255,625,000
  • NCCC: $11,620,000
  • National Service Trust: $122,521,000
  • Learn and Serve America: $37,125,000
  • Innovation and Demonstration: $13,000,000
  • Evaluation: $3,960,000
  • Partnership Grants: $0
  • State Commission Grants: $12,000,000

Other

  • Salaries and Expenses: $68,964,000
  • Office of Inspector General: $5,512,000

Total for CNCS:   $843,381,000

The full House Appropriations Committee is expected to take up this measure on June 14. For more information on the Corporation’s budget request for Fiscal 2008, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/role_impact/budget.asp. We will share updates with you as they become available.

Sincerely,

David Eisner
Chief Executive Officer

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