Celebrate Excellence in AmeriCorps Service!

May 2, 2018

Dear AmeriCorps Colleagues,

I am delighted to announce that the Corporation for National and Community Service is accepting nominations for the annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards, a special opportunity to spotlight extraordinary programs and inspiring AmeriCorps members serving communities across our country. The Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards will be presented in the following categories:

1. Best New Program
2. Most Significant Innovation
3. Engaging More People with Disabilities
4. Most Impactful Member Service
5. Most Compelling Member Experience

Nominees may be programs, members, or alumni in AmeriCorps State, National, Tribal, VISTA, or NCCC. Please consider nominating a program or member who demonstrates the highest level of performance and impact in national service.

You can find all eligibility criteria and nomination rules at this link. Nominations are limited to 500 words, and you may choose to include photos along with the narrative submission to highlight the nominee’s accomplishments.

Nominations are due on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, and awards will be presented at the 2018 AmeriCorps State and National Symposium in Arlington, VA on September 13.

Thank you for joining me in this very special opportunity to recognize excellent AmeriCorps programs and members across the country.


Chester W. Spellman
AmeriCorps State and National

Published Date: 
May 2, 2018
Grantee Type: 
State Commission
National Direct
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