Volunteers

Current Volunteers, Potential Volunteers

Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. 

As the nation’s largest grantmaker for service and volunteering, CNCS plays a critical role in strengthening America’s nonprofit sector and addressing our nation’s challenges through service. 

CEO Wendy Spencer in front of CNCS and US flagsOn April 9, 2012, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Wendy Spencer to serve as CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). 

CNCS is a federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, and other programs.  Together these programs engage more than five million Americans in service and volunteering to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement.

Hurricane Sandy Blog Articles

Thank You, Sandy Volunteers (October 29, 2013)

Official AmeriCorps Forms

Both official and sample forms are available online. Official forms are those required by AmeriCorps to manage and report on grants.

American Recovery Act AmeriCorps VISTA Recipients Report

This file provides a list of the recipients of grants and VISTA volunteers under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is committed to providing information on our website that is accessible, useful, and easy to understand. The below links provide information on our various website policies and procedures.

Accessibility – CNCS complies with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and provides access to our website for individuals with disabilities.

In 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) was established to connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation. It merged the work and staffs of two predecessor agencies, ACTION and the Commission on National and Community Service.

At its inception, CNCS was directed to manage three main programs:

The Impact and Benefits of Serving

Senior Corps programs benefit the community, the organization, and the volunteer. Think of what you can do when you give your time to help your community:

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