AmeriCorps NCCC team serving in New Orleans, LA on Hurricane Katrina Recovery with project sponsor SBP.
Each year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages teams of members in projects in communities across the United States. Service projects, which typically last from six to eight weeks, address critical needs related to natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development. Members mentor students, construct and rehabilitate low-income housing, respond to natural disasters, clean up streams, help communities develop emergency plans, and address countless other local needs.
Sponsoring organizations request the assistance of AmeriCorps NCCC teams by submitting a project application to the regional campus that covers that organization’s state. The campuses provide assistance in completing the application, developing a work plan, and preparing the project sponsor for the arrival of the AmeriCorps NCCC team.
Who can apply:
- Non-profits—secular and faith based
- Local municipalities
- State governments
- Federal government
- National or state parks
- Indian tribes
AmeriCorps NCCC has four regional campuses located in: Denver, CO; Sacramento, CA; Vicksburg, MS; and, Vinton, IA. These campuses are the hubs from which AmeriCorps NCCC operates and deploys teams of members to service projects around the country. The staff at each of the AmeriCorps NCCC Regional Campuses support the NCCC teams, their members, and project sponsors as they engage in service activities to meet community needs around the country. As a representative of a potential sponsoring organization, you can use the following contact information to get more information about the program, to submit your completed concept forms, applications for consideration, or to request technical assistance from NCCC staff.
NCCC Southwest Region
15001 East Oxford Ave.
Aurora, CO 80014
States Served: AR, AZ, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK, TX, WY
NCCC Pacific Region
3427 Laurel Street
Sacramento, CA 95652
States Served: AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, Pacific Territories
NCCC North Central Region
1004 G Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349
States Served: IA, IL, IN, ME, ND, NE, NH, NY, OH, PA, SD, VT, WI
NCCC Southern Region
2715 Confederate Avenue
Vicksburg, MS 39180
States Served: AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, RI, SC, TE, VA, WV, USVI, PR
AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional
If you are interested in applying to sponsor an NCCC team, please complete a Project Concept Form. Follow the guidance provided in the Project Concept Form and Applications Instructions document to fill out and complete the Project Concept Form and submit it to your Regional Office with a digital signature.
- Service Project Concept Form and Application Instructions
- Service Project Concept Form
- Service Project Application - Your organization must complete a Project Concept Form and have it approved prior to submission
- National Request for Proposal - Deadlines for Project Concept Form and Application submission
AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional – Disaster Response and Firefighting
If you are interested in applying to sponsor an AmeriCorps NCCC team in order to participate in a response to a recent disaster or a firefighting effort, please complete the Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting Projects. No Project Concept Form is required. Follow the guidance provided in the Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting Instructions document to fill out and complete the Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting. Submit this completed application to your Regional Office, with a digital signature, for consideration.
- Service Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting Instructions
- Service Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting
The Project Application for Disaster Response and Firefighting is a rolling application. Please contact a NCCC Regional Campus for more information.
AmeriCorps FEMA Corps
If you are a representative of an office within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) interested in hosting an AmeriCorps FEMA Corps team to support capacity building efforts, please contact the FEMA Corps Section directly to submit a service project application. If you are interested in hosting and AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional team to support direct service efforts, follow the instructions above.
Requesting Project Changes
If you already have an AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional team serving with your organization, you should complete the following Amendments to request changes to the project. See the instructions for the Application Amendment for more guidance on when completing and submitting is required. The desired changes to the project must be requested by the sponsoring organization and approved by AmeriCorps NCCC staff prior to them being implemented. These documents apply to both NCCC Traditional and Traditional Disaster Response and Firefighting projects.
NOTE: This contact information is for organizations wishing to develop projects with AmeriCorps NCCC. Those wishing to apply to the program should call 1-800-942-2677 or view listings on My AmeriCorps.