Volunteer Maine, the Commission for Community Service, is seeking proposals for AmeriCorps Planning grants that address community issues in one of these categories:
During the planning period, the grantee will devote personnel to training and completing tasks that:
Throughout the planning grant, the organization’s lead planner and team members must participate in Commission training about specific aspects of program planning. The organization must also commit to completing critical tasks between training events.
An advisory committee must be created with a variety of community stakeholders including people who will benefit from the service activities. The Advisory Committee’s mission is to assist in crafting the overall program design by clarifying program goals, identifying AmeriCorps members' service activities and sites, developing partner roles, and outlining budget needs and sources of match funding.
Estimated Total Program Funding: