FY 2019 Day of Service Grants

The Day of Service grant competition includes funding for both September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance (September 11th) and Martin Luther King Jr.

Day of Service (MLK).

Applicant organizations may apply for either September 11th, MLK, or both.

Applicants may not submit more


than one application for each Day of Service.

The purpose of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance grant funding is to mobilize more Americans to engage in service activities that meet vital community needs and honor the sacrifice of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, or who rose in service as a result of that tragedy.

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.

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Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Grants

Corporation for National and Community Service

Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service

Office: Corporation for National and Community Service

Estimated Funding: $16,000

Who's Eligible

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible partnerships must include: 1.

one or more community-based entities with demonstrated records of success in service-learning programs with economically disadvantaged students, 2.

a local educational agency serving a high percentage of economically disadvantaged students (a free and reduced-price lunch eligibility rate of 70% or more) and where the graduation rate is less than 70%; 3.

a community college with existing connections to the LEA and/or youth serving organizations; and 4.

a geographic area where less than 30% of the secondary students are already engaged in service-learning.

Eligible partnerships may also involve other entities that could include, but are not limited to, higher education institutions, State Commissions on National and Community Service, faith-based organizations and local government agencies.

For the purpose of this competition, a community-based entity is a public or private nonprofit organization that has experience with meeting unmet educational, environmental or public safety needs.

NOTE: The lead applicant must be physically located in the designated zone and have the organizational capacity to manage the grant.

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