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Content provided by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
94.003 State Commissions

FEDERAL AGENCY:

CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

AUTHORIZATION:

National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended.
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To develop a State plan; to assist States in the application process; and to provide oversight of funded AmeriCorps programs within each State. The funds enable States to form a 15 to 25 member, independent, bipartisan commission appointed by a governor to implement service programs in their State.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Project Grants.
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Funds are used to operate a commission to oversee service programs.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   State governments, District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility:   States will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation:   None.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:   State commission administrative grant proposals must be submitted to the Corporation.

Award Procedure:   For final procedures contact the Headquarters Office.

Deadlines:   Contact the Corporation for deadline dates.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   The range is from one to two months.

Appeals:   None.

Renewals:   Renewals are annual.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   Cost-sharing is involved over time. The amount varies from year to year.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Time frames have not been established.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Financial status reports and reports of accomplishments are required.

Audits:   Audit must be performed as required by the Law.

Records:   Required records to will be spelled out in the individual grant.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   95-2720-0-1-506.

Obligations:   (Grants) FY 01 $10,056,000; FY 02 est $10,795,000; and FY 03 est $14,400,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  
Range may vary based on annual appropriations and population based formulas. Range has been from $250,000 to $679,164 over the course of the program.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Examples are not currently available.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

For detailed information contact the Headquarters Office.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   None.

Headquarters Office:   Ruth Lampi 250 E Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20525 Email: rlampi@cns.gov Phone: 2026063915

Web Site Address:  
http://www.nationalservice.gov

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Funds are given to State commissions.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Governors must request funding and work directly with the Corporation. For more details, contact the Corporation.

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