2017 Day of Service Competition Awards
CNCS provides grants to support implementing projects to mobilize volunteers in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. In 2017, CNCS awarded 4 grants to support the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance totaling $463,934 and 4 grants to support the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service totaling $506,649. The grants for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will support activities for the 2018 Day of Service.
This grant competition is for a 3 year period pending availability of funds and successful annual implementation of the day of service activities by grantees.
Below is the list of successful applicants, the location of their base of operation, and the amount of their award.
|Day of Service Type||Legal Applicant Name||City||State||Activity Locations||CNCS Amount Recommended|
|Sept 11||American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters||Indianapolis||IN||50 locations nationwide||$55,750|
|Sept 11||Points of Light Foundation||Atlanta||GA||Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk, Camp Lejeune, San Antonio, Jacksonville and Washington DC.||$136,062|
|Sept 11||My Good Deed Inc.||Irvine||CA||New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Ft. Lauderdale, New jersey, Connecticut, Westchester County, other cities||$136,062|
|Sept 11||Youth Service America||Washington||DC||Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Baltimore-Washington, DC and many other sites across the country.||$136,060|
|MLK||The Arc of the United States||Washington||DC||10 locations nationwide||$136,062|
|MLK||Points of Light Foundation||Atlanta||GA||Georgia, Alabama, Illinois, Pa., NC, Washington DC and 3 other states to be announced.||$128,467|
|MLK||Samaritan's Feet International||Charlotte||NC||Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Little Rock, AR, Memphis TN, Montgomery AL, Selma, OK, St. Louis, MO, and Washington DC.||$106,060|
|MLK||Youth Service America||Washington||DC||Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Baltimore-Washington, DC and many other sites across the country.||$136,060|