2015 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants

 

• The purpose of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance grant funding is to mobilize more Americans to engage in service and remembrance activities that meet vital community needs and honor the sacrifice of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, or who rose in service as a result of that tragedy. • CNCS will give priority consideration to organizations with applications that feature one or more of the following elements: o a focus on engaging and supporting Veterans and Military Families in September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance activities o a proposal to develop educational materials or curriculum for youth, including a plan for curriculum distribution and educating youth about service to honor September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance • All grants awarded will support activities that: o are directly connected to the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, and occur on or near that day, as well as reflect the tone and tenor of a national day of reflection and remembrance; o focus on honoring those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and those who rose in service as a result of that tragedy; o demonstrate opportunities to engage new and diverse groups in service; o leverage public-private partnerships; o meet an identified community need; o ensure that grant-supported activities focus on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and provide opportunities to connect to service beyond the holiday; o provide opportunities to connect to ongoing opportunities to serve; and/or emphasize community connections to Veteran Service Organizations and Military Service Organizations where they exist.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 05/29/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
CNCS-04-16-15
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Grant
Number of Awards Available
12
Other Categories
Veterans and Military Families
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are capable of carrying out multi-state, nationally focused (10 or more states), or comprehensive regional initiatives. Regional initiatives are multiple cities in a region or are state-wide. If necessary, applicants may engage with other partners to accomplish these geographic initiatives. If engaging with other partners, applicant organizations must have the capability to manage and provide partner oversight, report on project accomplishments and performance measures, and remain accountable to CNCS for the achievement of the intended results set forth in their proposals
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Deadlines
04/29/2015
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Patti Stengel
Senior Program Officer
Website Address
http://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2015/2015-september-11th-national-day-service-and
E-mail Address
Sept11@cns.gov
Financial Information
Obligations
$600,000.00
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $50,000.00 to $300,000.00

 


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