Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Grants

The purpose of the Martin Luther King Jr.

Day of Service grant funding is to mobilize more Americans to observe the Martin Luther King Jr.

federal holiday as a day of service in communities, to encourage those who serve on this holiday to make a long-term commitment to community service,
and to bring people together to focus on service to others.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: See the transparency section of www.nationalservice.gov for examples of previously funded projects.

Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

CNCS maintains state offices in most States.

Refer to the CNCS website for address and contact information: http://go.usa.gov/xKzCC.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
United Way Of The Csra Inc $ 15,187   2020-07-152023-07-14
Mission Continues, The $ 113,238   2020-07-152023-07-14
Murfreesboro, City Of $ 50,000   2020-07-152023-07-14
Samaritan's Feet International $ 200,000   2020-07-152023-07-14
New Stories $ 300,000   2019-10-012022-09-30
Stephen F Austin State University $ 16,000   2019-10-012022-09-30
Marietta College $ 31,090   2019-10-012022-09-30
New York Cares, Inc. $ 68,770   2019-10-012022-09-30
United Way Of The Dutchess-orange Region, Inc. $ 17,800   2019-10-012022-09-30
Center For Food Action In New Jersey Inc $ 32,486   2019-10-012022-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Using fiscal year 2016 funds, Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service grantees implemented 58 day of service events across the country engaging over 185,000 volunteers in service. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

See program's Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Restrictions on use of funds are described in the program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity.

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

All appropriated funds awarded under this program are discretionary.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

See program's Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Beneficiary Eligibility

See program's Notice of Funding Opportunity.

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. See program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity and application instructions for information on other application procedures.

Award Procedures

See program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity and application instructions for information on award procedures.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

The National and Community Service Act of 1990, Title 1, Part Subtitle H, Section 198i, Public Law 101-610, 104 Stat. 3127, 42 U.S.C 12653(i).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. See program's Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Appeals

From 60 to 90 days. CNCS does not offer an appeals process.

Renewals

From 60 to 90 days. See program's Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Percent: 70%. See program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity for matching information. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Assistance is usually awarded for project periods of three or more years; funding must be obligated during the award project period and liquidated by the end of the closeout period. 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 awarded grant terms and conditions or provisions.

CNCS electronically collects Federal Financial Reports (FFRs) in the eGrants system.

Separately, quarterly cash reports are electronically collected by the HHS Payment Management System.

CNCS and its award recipients are required to practice risk-based monitoring and routine field and desk-based oversight of all project/grant awards and expenditures.

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

95-2728-1-2-000.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $506,649; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - See program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity for matching information.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

See program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity for matching information.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. CNCS maintains state offices in most States. Refer to the CNCS website for address and contact information: http://go.usa.gov/xKzCC.

Headquarters Office

Patricia Stengel 250 E St SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20525 Email: pstengel@cns.gov Phone: 2026066745

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Proposal selection criteria are described in the program?s Notice of Funding Opportunity.


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