New York City Financial Network Action Consortium
Commission AmeriCorps State Fixed Amount Grants FY 2011
NYCfNAC proposes using AmeriCorps members to assist low-income New Yorkers to utilize safe, affordable financial services. NYCfNAC requests ten full-time AmeriCorps slots per year to be divided among NYCfNAC and its five credit union partners, for a term of three years. AmeriCorps responsibilities will include providing basic financial services, recruiting volunteers a free tax preparation program, developing financial literacy initiatives, and building relationships with community partners.