CIS of Central Texas

Contact Information

3000 South IH-35, #200
Austin, TX 78704 - 6536
(512) 464-9732
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2012

Executive Summary

96 AmeriCorps members (30 FT, 26 HT, and 40 Education Award Only QT) will serve as supportive mentors, academic supporters and service-learning project leaders to at least 1,000 students each year. Members will serve at targeted public schools in underserved communities with large at-risk student populations in four Central Texas counties including: Travis, Hays, Caldwell, and Bastrop. At the end of the three year grant period, 3,000 students will have received one-to-one weekly academic support and/or mentoring and 70% of those students served for a minimum of six months will have increased academic engagement. This project will focus on the CNCS focus area of educational attainment. The CNCS investment of $711,981 will be matched with $713,612 of non-Corporation funds.

Award Information

Application ID: 12AC133376
CNCS Award Amount:
CNCS Grant Number: 12ACHTX0010004
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