Earlier today the full Senate Appropriations Committee reported out the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies FY 2008 funding bill by a 27-2 vote. The Committee recommended a total of $880.909 million for the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs. This equals the level approved by the Subcommittee on Tuesday, June 19.
A full breakdown is not available at this time. However, the Committee has publicly reported that they have recommended $275.775 million for AmeriCorps grants, $217.586 million for Senior Corps programs, and $39.125 million for the Learn and Serve America program.
As more information concerning Fiscal 2008 national service funding becomes available, we will share it with you. As a reminder, details on the Corporation’s budget request for Fiscal 2008 can be found at http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/role_impact/budget.asp.