ABOUT NATIONAL SERVICE

  • About the Corporation for National & Community Service
    Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and the national volunteer efforts through Serve.gov.

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps programs provide opportunities for Americans to make an intensive commitment to service. The AmeriCorps network of local, state, and national service programs engage more than 80,000 Americans in projects around the nation each year.

The three AmeriCorps programs are:

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Senior Corps

Senior Corps offers a network of programs that tap the rich experience, skills, and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges.

The three Senior Corps programs are:

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