Training and Technical Assistance

To support the planning and delivery of regional training conferences that focus on strengthening and building the capacity of AmeriCorps programs and Senior Corps projects across the country.



Agency - Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is the nation's largest grant-maker supporting service and volunteering. Through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America programs, the Corporation is a catalyst for change and offers every American a chance to contribute through service and volunteering.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Serve Wyoming $ 2,814   2019-01-302021-06-30
Public Allies, Inc. $ 25,620   2019-01-312021-06-30
Financial Management, Washington State Office Of $ 17,439   2019-01-292021-06-30
Nature Conservancy (the) $ 686   2019-01-312021-06-30
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo $ 697   2019-01-302021-06-30
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest $ 7,584   2019-01-302021-06-30
Reading Partners $ 4,608   2019-01-292020-08-29
Higher Education, Arkansas Department Of $ 138,611   2019-10-092020-06-30
Oregon Department Of Education $ 278,999   2019-05-202020-06-30
Reading & Math Inc $ 5,188   2019-01-312020-06-30



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Training and Technical Assistance?Regional Training Conferences grants are used to support the planning and delivering regional training conferences that focus on strengthening and building the capacity of AmeriCorps programs and Senior Corps projects across the country.

The content of the Regional Training Conferences will include critical programmatic and fiscal training determined by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as well as relevant content determined through a participatory planning process.

Must be consistent with approved purposes.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Restrictions on use of funds are described in program?s Notice of Federal Funding and Application Instructions.

Use of funds must be consistent with the funded application, and are subject to CNCS?s grants administration laws, regulations, and policies.

Applications are limited to State Service Commissions (or approved alternative administrative entities) or partnerships/consortia of State Service Commissions.

Beneficiary Eligibility

AmeriCorps State and National programs and Senior Corps projects, AmeriCorps Indian Tribes programs, AmeriCorps VISTA programs (especially multi-site projects), Social Innovation Fund recipients, Operation AmeriCorps grant recipients and AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) staff will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

Various records and forms required for first time applicants, as well as a copy of the applicant's last audit, may be requested. First time applicants must certify financial systems. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact CNCS for application procedures.

Award Procedures

Cooperative Agreements and grants are awarded by CNCS. Pre-award negotiations are usually held.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

The National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended., 42 U.S.C 12501 et seq.; The Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended., 42 U.S.C 4950 et seq.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days. A time frame has not been established.

Appeals

CNCS does not offer an appeals process.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Assistance is usually awarded for project periods of one year;. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

Cash management reports are required.

CNCS uses the US HHS Payment Management System for payments and cash management reporting.

Progress reporting requirements are described in the Notice of Federal Funding and awarded cooperative agreement terms and conditions or provisions.

CNCS collects Federal Financial Reports (FFRs).

FFRs are collected electronically by the HHS Payment Management System for CNCS.

CNCS utilizes a risk-based monitoring approach to identify risk and develops a monitoring plan based on the risk level of the grantee.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. CNCS grants are subject to audit by CNCS employees, the CNCS Inspector General, the Government Accountability Office, and auditors contracted by CNCS.

Records

Grant recipients must maintain all grant financial and program records for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final Federal Financial Report for the award. This includes but is not limited to all financial records including receipts, disbursements, and vouchers for federal and non-federal costs; time cards, copies of all contracts, personnel records, and job descriptions; program execution and performance records, criminal history checks, and similar records to reflect all activities and spending performed under the award. Note that all individuals receiving a salary, living allowance, stipend, National Trust Education Award or similar compensation through a national service program funded by CNCS must first clear a National Service Criminal History Check and those check records must be maintained within grant records.

Financial Information

Account Identification

95-2720-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $578,000; and FY 18 est $0 - No new grants will be made.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range will vary as determined by the scope of the projects. CNCS will make awards in the range of $75,000 to $115,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Contact CNCS for guidelines. Information on the regulations and guidelines is also contained in the Notice of Federal Funding.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Ruth Lampi 250 E Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20525 Email: rlampi@cns.gov Phone: 2026063915

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.


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