New Jersey Commission on National Community Service
225 W State St Fl 4
Trenton, NJ 08608 - 1001
TITLE: NJ Commission on National and Community Service
LEAD APPLICANT: NJ Commission on National and Community Service, Governor's Office of Volunteerism, NJ Dept of State, Trenton, NJ
COMMISSION CONSORTIUM MEMBERS of the Atlantic Cluster: Connecticut (Hartford, CT), Delaware (New Castle, DE), Maine (Augusta, ME), Maryland (Baltimore, MD), Massachusetts (Boston, MA), New Hampshire (Concord, NH), NY (Rensselaer, NY), Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, PA), PR/VI Commission, -- To be invited; Rhode Island (Providence, RI), DC (Washington, DC), Vermont (Williston, VT)
PROPOSED ACTIVITIES: The NJ Commission on Nat'l and Community Service (NJ Commission) offers this proposal, "Stronger Together," to CNCS as the lead applicant of the Atlantic Cluster to plan and implement the 2013 Atlantic Cluster National Service Training Conference. The NJ Commission, in collaboration with 11 other commissions propose this regional conference for AmeriCorps State and National program directors and staff, Senior Corps program directors and staff, Volunteer Center directors, Commission staff and Board. The conference will feature a virtual component. Topics to include: performance measures and evaluation, grant administration and compliance, inclusion, and financial management. Topics will include: recruitment and fund development, military families and veterans, and disaster response.
The NJ Commission and Atlantic Cluster have partnered with America's Service Commissions (ASC), the association of 53 state service commissions, in the development of this proposal. Further, this proposal has the support of the National Service Inclusion Project, NJ Senior Corps Assn., and NJ Assn. of Volunteer Center Directors.
FUNDING REQUESTED: The amount of funding requested
for the planning, implementation, and execution of the 2013 Atlantic Cluster Conference is $50,000; sponsorships and registrations will provide $31,000 to enhance program elements.