Follow-up to August AmeriCorps State and National Update Call

Thank you for joining the August AmeriCorps State and National Update Call. Below, you’ll find a few key points from the meeting as well as additional details on topics discussed. And, to hear the entire call, you can access the replay until August 31, at 888-567-0424.

August 7 Key Points:

AmeriStates / AmeriCities

  • CNCS released the 2018 rankings of the states and cities that generate the most AmeriCorps members per capita.
  • This information can be found on our social media channels and www.nationalservice.gov/AmeriStates.

2018 AmeriCorps State and National Symposium

  • Registration closes on August 24; please click this link to register.
  • Request for program highlights and photos for the Symposium; please submit your information by this Friday, August 10. The original request for input is attached for your reference.
  • 2018 Excellence in AmeriCorps Award Recipients: Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination this year. We received a wonderful group of nominations and have selected five recipients. We have selected and notified the recipients and their nominators, and our staff are preparing the awards ceremony presentation and official announcement this month.
  • Optional Tour of the Monuments: Joe Follman, an AmeriCorps State and National Program Officer and Volunteer Tour Guide with the National Park Service, is offering a free and informal tour of several monuments at the west end of the National Mall during the Symposium. There are two times to tour with Joe: Tuesday, September 11, 3:00-5:00 PM, and Wednesday, September 12, 7:30-9:30 PM.

Citizenship/SSN Verification

  • The deadline to submit all documentation and resolve all cases was this past Friday, August 3.

Member Enrollment Process and Requirements in the Portal

  • May 30 FAQs are posted on Managing AmeriCorps Grants.
  • Reminder: AmeriCorps members service hours are not be allowable until the verifications and certifications are complete in the Portal. 

Office of Grants Management

  • OGM will hold a call on Fixed Amount Grants Administration Guidelines on Tuesday, August 28, 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern
  • Call 800-779-1425, passcode 9468041; the replay will be available until October 26, 2018, and the number is 800-814-6746.
  • Presenters will provide a process guide for managing fixed amount awards and review the Earned Fixed Amount Grant Calculators guidance. 

Next Call: September 4, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern

Thank you,

AmeriCorps State and National

Published Date: 
August 9, 2018
Grantee Type: 
State Commission
National Direct
Tribe
Subject/Category: 
Monthly Grantee Call
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