2012-2013 INDIANA AMERICORPS INFORMATION SESSIONS. August 17, 2011 Evansville August 18, 2011 New Albany August 24, 2011 Merrillville August 25, 2011 South Bend August 26, 2011 Ft. Wayne
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637,000: Number of people who have served as AmeriCorps members since 1994. 774 Million: Total number of hours served by AmeriCorps members. $1.77 Billion: Total amount of Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members since 1994. 2.4 Million: Number of community volunteers managed or mobilized by AmeriCorps members in 2008. 3,300: Number of nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations served by AmeriCorps members last year. $6.3 Billion: Amount of AmeriCorps funds invested in nonprofit, community, educational, and faith-based community groups
AmeriCorps Fast Facts
$3.6 million awarded ($2.4 M formula)
18 programs; 3 planning grants.
332 member service years (MSY)
Teaching conflict resolution skills
Environmental conservation activities
Assisting crime victims
Mentoring at-risk youth
Teaching computer skills
Running after-school programs
Other direct service or capacity-building activities…Examples of Appropriate Service Activities for AmeriCorps*State
AmeriCorps members can devote 10% of their service time to fundraising activities.
It’s not a job, job training, or typical volunteer
position, it’s …Service
We’re not employees, apprentices, or typical
volunteers, we’re… AmeriCorps Members
It’s not a wage, salary, or paycheck, it’s a…Living
It’s not a work site or job site, it’s a…Service Site
CNCS and the ICCSV seeks to fund programs that can demonstrate community impact and solve community problems through an evidence-based approach.
Places AmeriCorps members as teachers, health
care providers, police officers, engineers, or other
professionals in communities where there is
an inadequate number of such professionals
Apply for up to $2,500 per MSY eligible to apply for
funding for a portion of program costs, and use their
own or other resources to pay the members’ living
allowance and additional member costs.
Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Required as part of your application
National Performance Measures
COMPETITIVE & EAP FUNDS: