This grant will be a competitive Vet Corps grant, which will deploy 50 Vet Corps members (veterans and spouses) across the state of Washington, program starting September 1st, 2012 until June 30th, 2013. The program will continue to serve veterans, Active Duty members, and families of both. Under the auspices and continued support of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs the Vet Corps program has provided thousands of veterans and family members relevant services and referrals over the last three years.
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Friday, June 21, 2013 (All day)
As thousands of service leaders gathered at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced $200 million in new AmeriCorps funding to put AmeriCorps members on the ground in communities to tackle some the toughest challenges facing our nation.