National Service Agency Announces 10,000 New AmeriCorps Positions Funded By Recovery Act (TABLE)

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May 14, 2009

As part of AmeriCorps Week, the Corporation for National and Community Service today announced $85 million in Recovery Act grants to put 10,000 AmeriCorps members in distressed communities to meet critical social needs resulting from the economic crisis.

The funding will go to existing AmeriCorps grantees to engage members in providing employment and skills training, financial planning, and housing assistance; prevent home foreclosures, support tutoring and literacy programs, weatherize homes, support food banks, expand nonprofit capacity, recruit and manage volunteers, and provide other services to economically distressed communities.

All together, grants totaling $85,594,520 will support 10,004 AmeriCorps members serving in communities all across the United States.  The grants are in the following categories:

  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Competitive - These 137 grants are awarded to organizations nominated to participate in a nationwide competition by Governor-appointed state service commissions. A total of $38,249,365 will be awarded in this category to support 3,958 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Indian Tribes - A grant of $58,829 in this category will support AmeriCorps members serving with the the Bright Futures AmeriCorps Team of the Omaha Tribe.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - National Direct - These grants go to organizations that operate in more than one state. A total of $17,149,679 will be awarded in this category for 35 grants to support 2,996 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Formula - This funding is allocated to states based on population. State Commissions determine the organizations receiving funds in their individual states. A total of $29,295,547 will be awarded in this category for 47 grants to support 2,980 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Territory Formula - A total of $764,572 will be awarded in this category for 2 grants to support 70 members.

 


 

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Competitive

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
AKRural Alaska Community Action Program
Recovery BIRCH
$228,84016
ARMid Delta Community Consortium
Mid Delta Community Consortium ADRDN AmeriCorps Project
$503,90440
AZVolunteer Center of Southern Arizona
Recovery Youth Now! Collaboration
$40,8910
CABay Area Community Resources / BAYAC AmeriCorps
Recovery BAYAC AmeriCorps Program
$886,659220
CACalifornia Conservation Corps
TOOTH AmeriCorps
$1,552,000113
CAChild Abuse Prevention Council, Inc.
Youth Investment Center
$497,54140
CACSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation
WECARE RECOVERY PROJECT
$235,12330
CAJumpstart For Young Children - California
Recovery Jumpstart CA Program
$345,382122
CAPrevent Child Abuse California
Recovery Child Welfare System Program
$222,35917
CARedwood Community Action Agency
Recovery Straight Up AmeriCorps Program
$784,65558
CASanta Barbara County Education Office
Recovery AppleCorps
$282,61452
CAShasta County Child Abuse Prevention Council
Recovery North State Rural Assets Project
$150,20010
CAWeingart Center Association
Recovery Hope for the Homeless Program
$808,37532
COMile High Youth Corps (Year One, Inc.)
Recovery Colorado Youth Corps
$832,831241
DCLatin American Youth Center
Recovery Latin American Youth Center AmeriCorps
$150,9420
DCYouth Power Center
Recovery Developing the Pipeline for a Lifetime of Op
$76,0037
DEDivision of Parks and Recreation
Recovery Delaware State Parks
$153,89540
FLPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Miami
$354,28515
FLTrinity Church, Inc
Recovery Trinity Church
$145,80610
GACobb Housing, Inc.
Recovery Cobb Housing Competitive
$476,96020
HIHawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Recovery Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps
$1,150,29345
IACity of Dubuque
Recovery Partners in Learning AmeriCorps Program
$186,20130
IAHabitat for Humanity of Iowa, Inc.
Recovery Habitat for Humanity of Iowa AmeriCorps
$328,64440
IAIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Recovery Keepers of the Land Competitive
$646,377166
IDLewis-Clark State College
Lewis-Clark Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
$786,00067
ILCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Chicago
$912,22035
ILPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Chicago
$464,53221
KSKansas Department of Wildlife & Parks
Recovery Kansas Outdoor AmeriCorp Action Team
$277,75728
KSWichita Public Schools
Recovery GRASP
$118,1308
KYAmerican Red Cross, Louisville Chapter
Prevent.Prepare.Respond - Recovery Act Competitive
$124,57610
KYGreen River Area Development District
GRADD Homeland Security Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
$75,8506
KYNorthern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services
The SUCCESS Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
$130,98710
KYOperation UNITE
UNITE Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
$65,5005
LABoys & Girls Clubs of Greater Baton Rouge
Recovery Boys & Girls Club
$255,44840
LACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Lousiana
$672,25611
MABarnstable County
Recovery AmeriCorps Cape Cod
$153,3906
MABoston Plan for Excellence
Recovery Boston Teacher Residency
$540,0000
MACitizen Schools, Inc.
Recovery Citizen Schools Massachusetts
$10,5000
MACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Boston
$347,4350
MAMedia and Technology Charter High (MATCH) School
Recovery MATCH Corps
$125,23310
MAROCA, Inc.
Recovery YouthStar
$205,00210
MASouth Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc.
Recovery Massachusetts Legal Assistance for Self Sufficiency
$455,74833
MAStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA Massachusetts Parks AmeriCorps
$119,75014
MAThe Mass Mentoring Partnership Inc.
Recovery Ambassadors of Mentoring
$123,9714
MDCivic Works, Incorporated
Recovery F A.I.M. For Excellence
$137,56121
MDDepartment of Natural Resources - Maryland Conservation Corps
Recovery Maryland Conservation Corps
$299,43124
MDFrostburg State University
Recovery For A*STAR In Western Maryland
$59,156119
MDVolunteer Maryland
Recovery Volunteer Maryland
$77,9286
MIAmerican Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids
Recovery Together We Prepare
$355,35026
MICity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Detroit
$243,8008
MICommunities In Schools
Recovery read detroit corps
$333,73226
MIMichigan Coalition Against Homelessness
Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness Recovery Program
$345,10220
MIMichigan Primary Care Association
Recovery MPCA Community HealthCorps Program
$193,34615
MNCommonbond
Recovery MultiCultural Communities in Action
$49,3684
MNDuluth Public Schools
Recovery Minnesota Alliance with Youth
$131,00010
MNMinnesota Literacy Council
Recovery Minnesota Reading Corps
$393,00030
MNSaint Paul Neighborhood Network
Recovery Community Empowerment Recovery Project
$65,5025
MNSouthern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Recovery AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative
$104,8038
MOHarvesters - The Community Food Network
Recovery AmeriCorps Community Services / Outreach
$25,2002
MOPartnership For Youth, Inc.
Recovery Education Corps
$510,17432
MSBoys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast
AmeriCorps Takes ACTION-Recovery Act Competitive
$78,8970
MSDigital Opportunity Trust USA
Digital Opportunity Trust USA
$248,52820
MSHands On Gulf Coast
Hands On Gulf Coast - Recovery Act Competitive
$118,3830
MTMontana Conservation Corps, Inc.
Recovery Montana Conservation Corps
$501,59976
MTThe University of Montana
Recovery Campus Corps
$196,33349
NECity of Lincoln
Kids at the Core
$261,98524
NHCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year New Hampshire
$129,0000
NHStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA New Hampshire
$442,3220
NJThe College of New Jersey
Recovery NJ AmeriCorps Bonner Leader Program
$256,40829
NMPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies New Mexico
$73,6710
NMRocky Mountain Youth Corps
Recovery Rocky Mountain Youth Corps AmeriCorps
$197,26338
NMTeach For America
Recovery Teach for America
$29,90010
NYAfter-School Corporation (The)
Teach After 3- Recovery
$513,236174
NYCatholic Charities of Onondaga County
Recovery Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
$145,20517
NYCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year New York
$250,0000
NYErie Regional Housing Development Corporation, Inc.-The Belle Center
Recovery Buffalo LeaderShape AmeriCorps
$439,95544
NYFamily Service of Westchester, Inc.
Recovery AmeriCorps Future Leaders
$106,2050
NYGrand Street Settlement
Recovery Grand Street Settlement Community Builders
$261,22510
NYGroundwork, Inc.
Recovery Groundwork AmeriCorps Program
$175,00026
NYLegal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Recovery Access to Justice Project
$325,61417
NYOswego City - County Youth Bureau
Recovery Oswego AmeriCorps Program
$236,96542
NYPace University
Recovery Pace University Community and Volunteer Mobilizatio
$291,36856
NYPhoenix Houses of New York, Inc.
Recovery Phoenix House AmeriCorps
$292,40020
NYPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies New York
$275,0000
NYResearch Foundation of SUNY on behalf of and in conjunction with SUNY Cortland
Recovery SUNY Cortland AmeriCorps
$99,94410
NYStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA New York AmeriCorps
$455,83334
NYThe Academy for Career Development, Inc.
Recovery Next Step
$121,64417
NYThe Institute for Human Services, Inc.
Recovery AmeriCorps Kids First Initiative
$15,7232
NYTown of West Seneca
Recovery Western New York Service Corps
$380,04424
NYTown of West Seneca
Recovery ABLE AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education
$802,114140
NYTroy Housing Authority
Recovery Troy Housing Authority Americorps Program
$50,4008
NYYeshiva Kehilath Yaakov
Recovery Community LEAD, "Leadership, Education, and Develop
$90,54912
OHPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Cincinnati
$224,5005
OHUrban Appalachian Council
Project ACE Recovery
$226,01312
OKLittle Dixie Community Action Agency
Recovery Little Dixie Community Actio Agency
$56,8330
OKOkeene Public School
Recovery Serve for Success
$21,8000
ORAmerican Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter
Oregon State Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
$317,81534
ORUniversity of Oregon (this new account/EIN for use after 5/1/03)
RARE Program - Recovery Act Competitive
$88,9345
PACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Greater Philadelphia
$253,0000
PAKeystone SMILES Community Learning Center
Recovery Keystone SMILES/AmeriCorps
$789,74576
PASlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Recovery Slippery Rock University Connector Corps
$549,534134
RIApeiron Institute for Environmental Living
Recovery Bridges 4 Learning
$104,8008
RIBrown University
Brown University/Swearer Center Recovery and Match Waiver
$62,98813
RICity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Rhode Island
$133,0000
RIMET/CVS Highlander AmeriCorps Program
Recovery Community Education Collaborative
$248,25719
RIMt. Hope Learning Center
Recovery Mt. Hope Corps
$164,68812
RIProvidence Children's Museum
Recovery Providence Children's Museum Americorps Program
$210,06012
RIRhode Island School of Design (for RI Campus Compact)
Recovery Scholarships for Service
$113,07644
RIThe Providence Plan
Recovery Ready to Learn Providence
$112,9000
TNExchange Club Family Center of the Mid-South
Project TLC (To Love a Child)-Recovery
$136,00010
TNKnoxville Knox County Community Action Committee
CAC AmeriCorps-Recovery
$77,3846
TNTennessee's Community Assistance Corp.
Community Cares-Recovery
$180,07315
TNUpper Cumberland Community Services Agency
Partners Achieving School Success-Recovery
$29,8339
TXCentral Dallas Ministries
Recovery Central Dallas Ministries AmeriCorps
$731,511113
UTOgden CIty School District
Recovery Utah AmeriCorps Literacy Initiative
$473,82071
UTUtah Conservation Corps
Recovery Utah Conservation Corps
$244,41264
VTCentral Vermont Council on Aging
Recovery Act Central Vermont Council on Aging
$80,0000
VTVermont Housing and Conservation Board
Recovery VT Housing and Conservation Board AmeriCorps
$133,69510
WAWA State Department of Ecology
Recovery Competitive - WA Conservation Corps
$488,28250
WAWA State Employment Security Department
Recovery Competitive - Washington Reading Corps
$392,0000
WAWA State Employment Security Department
Recovery Competitive-Washington Service Corps
$1,621,262130
WAWorkforce Development Council
Recovery Competitive - Snohomish County AmeriCorps Program
$259,30020
WIBoys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Recovery SPARK Literacy Program
$269,28938
WIDane County Human Services
Recovery Partners for AfterSchool Success
$130,62510
WIEaster Seals Wisconsin
Recovery Easter Seals AmeriCorps Partnership Program
$18,7414
WIIndianhead Community Action Agency, Inc.
Recovery Indianhead Community Action Agency
$31,7042
WIMilwaukee Christian Center - YouthBuild
Recovery Milwaukee Christian Center
$88,78811
WIMilwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC)
Recovery Learning by Serving Our Community
$27,50025
WIOperation Fresh Start, Inc.
Recovery Operation Freshstart AmeriCorps
$100,0000
WIPartners for Community Development
Recovery Partners for Community Development
$52,4004
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Milwaukee
$312,75910
WIUnited Way of Dane County
Recovery Schools of Hope Project
$72,8946
WIWausau Area Hmong Mutual Association
Recovery Wausau Fresh Start
$122,59219
WIWestern Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council
Recovery Western Dairyland EOC
$31,4992
WIWI Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection
Recovery Financial Literacy for Farm Families
$58,5482
WIYMCA of Metro Milwaukee
Recovery YMCA AmeriCorps
$65,2806
WVAmeriCorps LifeBridge
LifeBridge AmeriCorps- Recovery
$149,00010
 TOTAL$38,249,3653958

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Indian Tribes

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
NEOmaha Tribe
Recovery Bright Futures AmeriCorps Team
$58,8290
 TOTAL$58,8290

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - National Direct

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
MOA.T. Still University of Health Sciences
A. T. Still University Recovery Project
$30,00015
MIArab Community Center for Economic and Social Services
Recovery Arab-American Resource Corps
$611,33320
NHCampus Compact for New Hampshire
Recovery, Wediko AmeriCorps Professional Corps Program
$262,00020
MACitizen Schools, Inc.
RECOVERY - Citizen Schools National Direct
$130,0000
MACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year
$1,642,00050
AZCoconino County Community Services
Recovery Southwest Sustainable Forest Response Team
$400,81858
MAEVERYBODY WINS! PA
Everybody Wins! with AmeriCorps Recovery
$104,8470
MDGoodwill Industries International
Recovery Strengthening Goodwill Families Through AmeriCorps
$693,48163
MEGoodwill Industries of Northern New England
Community Resource Corps (Recovery)
$195,80421
PAGreater Pittsburgh Literacy Council
Recovery - Literacy AmeriCorps
$435,00029
GAHabitat for Humanity International, Inc.
Recovery Habitat for Humanity International AmeriCorps
$1,885,920131
PAHealth Federation of Philadelphia
Recovery National Health Corps
$151,15412
CAInterval House Crisis Shelters
Interval House AmeriCorps Recovery
$252,00020
MAJumpstart for Young Children, Inc.
Recovery - Jumpstart National
$110,86540
NYLocal Initiatives Support Corporation
Recovery LISC AmeriCorps Parent
$843,169100
MNMinnesota Conservation Corps
Recovery Minnesota Conservation Corps
$104,80012
DCNational AIDS Fund
Recovery National AIDS Fund AmeriCorps Program
$157,5000
DCNational Association for Public Interest Law d/b/a Equal Justice Works
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Recovery Program
$1,191,316335
DCNational Association of Service & Conservation Corps
Recovery Corps: Transforming Communities
$1,288,799191
DCNational Council of La Raza
Recovery - NCLR Project
$205,36720
MDNotre Dame Mission Volunteers Program, Inc.
Recovery Notre Dame Mission Volunteer Program, Inc.
$550,22450
PAPhiladelphia AIDS Consortium
Recovery Access to Care Through Services (ACTS)
$130,31611
CAPrevent Child Abuse California
Recovery Child Abuse Prevention Alliance
$52,0000
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies National
$1,973,324129
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Professional Corps
$20,4740
DCRebuilding Together, Inc
Recovery Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps
$142,10412
DCShare Our Strength Operation Frontline
Recovery Operation Frontline
$87,2838
FLSoutheastern Network of Youth and Family Services
SEN Recovery Funds Project
$189,89515
NYTeach For America
Expanding the Impact of Teach For America
$2,000,0001300
NYTeacher's College - Columbia University
Teachers College Professional Corps Programs (sub)
$117,07628
MATechMission, Inc.
TechMission Recovery Funds Application
$262,00020
INUniversity of Notre Dame - ACE
Recovery ACE
$70,00044
NVWestCare Foundation, Inc.
Recovery WestCare AmeriCorps Program
$78,2726
MAYouthBuild USA, Inc.
Recovery, YouthBuild USA
$780,538236
 TOTAL$17,149,6792996

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Formula

StateOrganizationFunding*Member Slots**
AKServe Alaska$56,5514
ALGovernor's Office of Faith-Based And Community Initiatives$399,13131
ARArkansas Service Commission$272,06321
AZArizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism$624,66173
CACaliforniaVolunteers$3,552,594144
COColorado Governor's Commission on Community Service$514,073371
CTConnecticut Commission on National and Community Service$325,09055
DCServe DC-DC Commission on National & Community Service$55,8270
DEDelaware Commission on Community and Volunteer Service$84,3884
FLVolunteer Florida$1,771,486117
GAGeorgia Commission for Service & Volunteerism$1,037,38351
HIHawaii Commission on National & Community Service$137,98113
IAIowa Commission on Volunteer Service$321,60920
ILIllinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service$1,339,938184
INOffice of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives$539,46884
KSKansas Volunteer Commission$235,044112
KYKentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service$412,64232
LALouisiana Serve Commission$426,38833
MAMassachusetts Service Alliance$696,00860
MDMaryland Governor's Office on Service & Volunteerism$596,70413
MEMaine Commission for Community Service$127,24126
MIMichigan Community Service Commission$1,071,48385
MNServeMinnesota!$559,16650
MOMissouri Community Service Commission$633,18656
MSMississippi Commission for Volunteer Service$284,0310
NCNorth Carolina Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service$891,38799
NENebraska Volunteer Service Commission$151,36011
NHVolunteer NH!$140,47611
NJNew Jersey Commission on National Community Service$839,21890
NMNew Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism$212,54741
NVNevada Volunteers$251,28339
NYNew York Office of National & Community Service$1,939,794148
OHOhio Community Service Council$1,229,09792
OKOklahoma Community Service Commission$352,50030
OROregon Commission for Voluntary Action & Service$366,32628
PAPennSERVE: the Governor's Commission of Citizen Service$1,200,000140
RIServe Rhode Island$101,5378
SCUnited Way Association of South Carolina$303,84147
SDRed Cloud Indian School$76,5280
TNVolunteer Tennessee$600,69029
TXOneStar National Service Commission, Inc.$2,285,218236
UTUtah Commission on Volunteers$193,31634
VAOffice on Volunteerism and Community Service$525,80854
VTVermont Commission on National and Community Service$60,0000
WAWashington Commission for National and Community Service$701,49989
WIWisconsin National & Community Service Board$572,88652
WVWest Virginia Commission for National and Community Service$174,61663
WYServe Wyoming, Inc.$51,4840
 TOTAL$29,295,5472980

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Territory Formula

StateOrganizationFunding*Member Slots**
ASAmerican Samoa Special Services Commission$424,45938
GUServeGuam! Commission$340,11332
 TOTAL$764,57270

* Grant funding amount does not include Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members. Funding amounts could change during grant negotiation. Idaho, Montant, North Dakota, Puerto Rico did not submit Recovery formula requests. Unrequested funds were redistributed to other state commissions.

** If no member positions are indicated, the funds will being used to support 08-09 or 09-10 programs that lost match resources due to the economic crisis.

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