Technical Assistance Workshop for AmeriCorps funding

Posted by on October 12, 2009

PennSERVE is pleased to announce its training and technical assistance workshop being offered for those interested in the 2010-2011 Request for Applications for AmeriCorps funding.  The workshop will be conducted on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 in Harrisburg at the PA Department of Labor and Industry from 1:00 pm. until 3:00 p.m.  This workshop is designed to give potential new and re-competing applicants an overview of AmeriCorps National Service and the process for applying for funding to operate an AmeriCorps program beginning August 2010.

The workshop is free and open to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit or governmental agency, including, but not limited to:  community or faith-based organizations, municipalities, educational institutions, and/or local affiliates of national nonprofits.  Attendance at the workshop is not required for an organization to submit an application, but it is encouraged.

All applications for new and re-competing PennSERVE AmeriCorps programs are due to the PennSERVE office by 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 3, 2009.  The 2010-2011 application will be available through the PennSERVE website: and the Pennsylvania Bulletin in early October.  Hard copies will also be available at the workshop.  To RSVP for the workshop, please advise Jonie Buggy at the PennSERVE office by  telephone 717-772-5035 or email

AmeriCorps Opportunity Workshop Details:
Location:     E-100 Conference Room, First Floor, L & I Building,
651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA  17121
Date:        Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Time:        1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Directions & Parking:  Directions may be obtained through Mapquest or similar website.  The Labor & Industry Building is located at the corner of 7th and Forster Streets; metered parking is available on the street and hourly or daily parking is available in the 7th Street Garage located diagonally across the street.  Please do not try to park in the garage adjacent to the L&I Building; it is for Commonwealth employees only.

PennSERVE Mission Statement: “To encourage, develop and facilitate volunteer and citizen community service, which builds upon the talents, strengths, opportunities and challenges of people and communities in ways which enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”

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