THE FULL ANOUNCEMENT IS POSTED AT THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE'S WEBSITE, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/nofa_for_regional_conferences_2_15_1 3. pdf.
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (Notice) announces the availability of funding for planning and delivering
regional training conferences for AmeriCorps programs and Senior Corps projects in each of CNCS five regional clusters.
CNCS regional clusters are defined in Section II.
CNCS acknowledges the need for flexibility in defining regions.
Applicants may choose to propose a geographic region different from existing CNCS regional clusters with justification.
While other national service programs can and should be invited to participate, the primary target audience for training at these conferences is AmeriCorps State and National programs and Senior Corps projects in the region.
These regional training conferences are a critical component of CNCS training and technical assistance (TTA) strategy in 2013 and CNCS intends for these conferences to build on and leverage previous investments to increase the capacity for national service resources to impact communities.
The National and Community Service Act authorizes CNCS to provide training and technical assistance to improve the programmatic quality and accountability of current and potential national service programs and projects.
The current training and technical assistance strategy focuses on implementation of CNCS performance measures and grantee compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as the fiscal and administrative requirements for managing CNCS grants - a unique set of knowledge and skills specific to CNCS programs and projects.
The Corporation will host a technical assistance calls to answer questions from potential applicants about this funding opportunity on:
February 27, 2013 at 3:30 pm EST the call-in number is 888-469-0941 participant code is 9636191, and March 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
the call-in number is 800-779-1454 and participant code is 770393 3.