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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

Training Webinars

New Resources

The California For All Education Award is a new benefit being offered to all full time AmeriCorps members in the 2019-2020 program year. Members who complete 1700 hours of service will be eligible for a $3,905 education award provided by the State of California. Learn more about how this award will affect your members and what role your organization will play in implementation by watching our Training Webinar.

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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 Program Readiness Resources

AmeriCorps Program Readiness Resources

There are many systems that an AmeriCorps grantee would need to develop in order to manage a high quality program that is in compliance with grant requirements. The AmeriCorps Program Readiness Resources are provided for training purposes and are offered as supports as you design or update materials for your particular program.

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Annual AmeriCorps Conference

Each year California Volunteers hosts the Annual AmeriCorps Conference for current California grantees.

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AmeriCorps in California

Contact Information for California Volunteers AmeriCorps Sub-Grantees.

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Key Links

  • National Service Knowledge Network
    A website maintained by the Corporation for National and Community Service, serves as resource for grantees, members, partners and staff by providing training materials, guides and information sharing opportunities.
  • CNCS Managing AmeriCorps Grants
    A website maintained by the Corporation for National and Community Service, serves as resource for AmeriCorps grantees and staff by providing links to AmeriCorps rules, regulations, and provisions.
  • AmeriCorps Alums California
    The AmeriCorps Alums website provides members with resources for their Life After AmeriCorps.