2017 Volunteer Generation Fund Competition Awards
Through the Volunteer Generation Fund, (VGF) the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) supports states service commissions and local organizations in strengthening and expanding volunteering across the country. Funding through the VGF will support local organization’s efforts to better recruit, manage, and retain volunteers to address some of the most pressing issues facing the nation.
This year, CNCS awarded 15 VGF grants to state service commissions, totaling more than $3.7 million. Those receiving funding may carry out activities supported under this award, or may make subgrants to local organization, supporting the goals of the VGF.
Below is the list of successful applicants, their base cities of operation, and the award amount.
|Organization Name||Program Name||Program Location State||Approved Funding|
|Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism||Arizona Service Enteprise Initiative||AZ||$118,005|
|Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service||Volunteer Iowa VGF||IA||$192,023|
|Kansas Volunteer Commission||Volunteer Center Infrastructure||KS||$113,899|
|Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service||KY VGF||KY||$303,274|
|Maine Commission for Community Service||Volunteer Generation Fund||ME||$222,256|
|Massachusetts Service Alliance||Massachusetts Volunteer Generation Initiative||MA||$207,148|
|Michigan Community Service Commission||Volunteer Michigan||MI||$318,333|
|Minnesota Commission on National and Community Service||Volunteer Generation||MN||$252,083|
|New Jersey Commission on National Community Service||Jersey Strong: I Am A Volunteer||NJ||$283,333|
|New York State Commission on National & Community Service||New York State's Volunteer Generation Fund||NY||$498,333|
|Serve DC-Mayor's Office on Volunteerism||My Brother's Keeper DC- Strengthening Our Community||DC||$148,333|
|Volunteer Florida||Volunteer Florida 2017 VGF||FL||$413,039|
|Volunteer NH!||Volunteer Generation Project||NH||$131,257|
|Volunteer Tennessee||Tennessee Volunteer Generation Fund||TN||$298,388|
|WV Commission for National and Community Service||West Virginia Volunteer Generation Fund||WV||$262,295|