For more than a decade the Corporationthrough its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programshas worked to mobilize new generations of engaged citizens.
In 2008, more than 3. 8 million individuals of all ages and backgrounds will work through Corporation-supported programs
to help thousands of national and community nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, schools, and local agencies to meet local needs in education, the environment, public safety, disaster services, and other critical areas.
The Corporation anticipates awarding cooperative agreements to organizations with the capacity and expertise to deliver training and technical assistance on behalf of the Corporation to grantees and potential grantees, subgrantees, sponsoring organizations and projects, and participants and members of the AmeriCorps, VISTA, National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve America programs and in support of other special initiatives of the Corporation.
There are eight (8) categories within this funding opportunity to which organizations can apply.