File A Request

If you have any questions or need more information, please email us at foia@cns.gov.
 

Our FOIA Team

  • Valerie E. Green
    Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer

    Phone: (202) 606-6677
  • Wilsie Y. Minor
    FOIA Public Liaison

    Phone: (202) 606-6677

Sample FOIA Request Letter

Date
Corporation for National and Community Service
Office of the General Counsel
Attn: Freedom of Information Act Officer
1201 New York Avenue, N.W., Room 10606
Washington D.C., 20525

Dear Freedom of Information Act Officer:

Under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. subsection 552, I am requesting access to, or copies of [identify the records as clearly and specifically as possible]. If there are any fees for copying or searching for the records, please let me know before you fill my request. [Or, please supply the records without informing me of the cost if the fees do not exceed $ ______, which I agree to pay.] Optional: I am requesting this information because [state the reason(s) if you think it will help you obtain the information]. If you deny all or any part of this request, please cite each specific exemption you think justifies your refusal to release the information and notify me of appeal procedures available under the law. Optional: If you have any questions about handling this request, you may telephone me at __________(home phone) or at ___________(office phone).

Sincerely,
Name
Address

 

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