Welcome to Grantee Central! This portion of our website is being constructed with you, the program staff, in mind. Its primary purpose is to help you successfully operate an AmeriCorps program. Whenever you have a question or concern related to the contents herein, please do not hesitate to contact your California Volunteers Program Officer.

COVID-19 UPDATE: To support you through this time, we’ve created a separate page to host special content and updates. Access our COVID webpage here. Don’t miss all our resources in the Managing Your AmeriCorps Program section of our website below!

Managing Your AmeriCorps Program

Contracting Documents

AmeriCorps Funding

New Resources

The California For All Education Award is a first-in-the-nation state investment to supplement the AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award to bring the total full-time Education award to $10,000. All Full-time AmeriCorps members serving in an AmeriCorps State program funded by California Volunteers are eligible to receive the award, upon successful completion of their term of service. To learn more about this award and view related resources, click the “View Resources” button below. 

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clip boardAmeriCorps is a wonderful, but complex grant, combining both national service members (people) and funding (federal dollars) to allow for strong program development. It requires careful planning, awareness of federal requirements, and devoted staffing & partners to implement well. California Volunteers wants to work with you to ensure a successful start!
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Career Resource GuideThe AmeriCorps Advantage Career Resource Guide is designed to take members on a journey of career discovery as they move through their year of service. Through exercises, assessment and exploration, this comprehensive and high quality Guide will enable members to effectively transition to educational and career opportunities after they complete their service term.
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toolkit brochure

The CV Regional Recruitment Toolkit highlights the best practices that have been gained from CV AmeriCorps programs across all regions of California for recruiting AmeriCorps Members to dedicate a year or more of their lives to AmeriCorps national service. We hope that you find the resources in this toolkit useful and that you return to it as a guide as you begin or advance AmeriCorps recruitment efforts at your site or region.
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National Service Criminal History Checks

This is a critical aspect of AmeriCorps program requirements for both operating and planning grantees. It is also a common area of cost disallowance, which is preventable. Be sure you’re aware of all requirements, especially since California Volunteers policy is stricter than CNCS minimums.  

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AmeriCorps in California

Explore the many opportunities to serve as an AmeriCorps member in California

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