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Governor Cuomo Announces Registration Open For Fourth Annual I Love My Park Day



The New York State Commission is proud to support I Love My Park Day 2015! We encourage all National Service Programs and New Yorkers to volunteer on May 2, 2015. Click here for more information and to register.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Trainer/Facilitator


The New York State Commission on National and Community Service seeks the service of a trainer/facilitator expert in the area of Volunteer Generation/Management during the months of March – September 2015.

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2015 Volunteer Generation Grant Announcement


Five Nonprofit Organizations Across New York State Awarded $470,000 In Grants To Combat Hunger, Homelessness.

The New York State Commission on National and Community Service (NYS CNCS) today announced that five nonprofit organizations have been awarded more than $470,000 in 2015 Volunteer Generation Fund grants. Through recruitment, training, placing and managing volunteers who will serve, on average, two hours per week for six months, the grantees will make a demonstrable impact on the root causes of poverty within their communities. Click here for more information.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Commemoration of September 11th Day of Service by New York State Americorps Members


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that hundreds of AmeriCorps members from all corners of New York State will converge on Albany County to complete a community service project as part of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. The project is part of a two-day nationwide event that also marks the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program.

“In the aftermath of September 11th, New Yorkers from every corner of the State came together to support one another, and we continue this tradition by volunteering in the memory of those who were lost,” Governor Cuomo said. “Volunteers like AmeriCorps members are part of a long history of service in New York State, and as we commemorate this important day I encourage all New Yorkers to come together and give back to their communities.”

The New York State Commission on National and Community Service – New Yorkers Volunteer, a Governor-appointed commission, uses the power of AmeriCorps to address some of the State’s most challenging issues, and encourages citizens to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors. More than 72,000 AmeriCorps members in New York have completed more than 110 million hours of service since 1994.

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