RESOURCES – FOR PROGRAMS

  • Member Management
  • National Service Criminal History Checks (NSCHC)

    NSCHC Overview and Information

    Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) - check required of ALL AmeriCorps members before service begins

  • FAQs

    How do I find AmeriCorps programs in my own community?

    Visit our State Programs page to see programs currently operating in Louisiana.

    What are the different types of AmeriCorps programs?

    AmeriCorps State and National: AmeriCorps State and National supports a broad range of local service programs that engage thousands of Americans in intensive service to meet critical community needs. Learn more about AmeriCorps State and National

    AmeriCorps VISTA: AmeriCorps VISTA provides full-time members to community organizations and public agencies to create and expand programs that build capacity and ultimately bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA.
    AmeriCorps NCCC/FEMA Corps: The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a full-time residential program for men and women, ages 18-24, that strengthens communities while developing leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. Learn more about AmeriCorps NCCC/FEMA Corps.
    Also see our AmeriCorps State Programs page.

    Where do I find out about AmeriCorps funding opportunities?

    To learn more about what’s available, eligibility, responsibilities, and new grant opportunities in Louisiana, visit the Grant Opportunities page.

    I’m a faith-based organization. Am I eligible to apply for an AmeriCorps grant?

    The Corporation for National and Community Service's Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (FBNP) is an integral part of our efforts to provide opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to give back to their communities. FCBI helps connect faith-based and other community groups to the Corporation, ensuring that these groups have the capacity, tools, and volunteer power they need to help America’s communities flourish. Learn more about FBNP.

    Where can I find training and technical assistance information?

    The National Service Knowledge Network, CNCS’s online stop for training and technical assistance. Through the Resource Center, you can access training publications, sample forms, funding notices, effective practices, and much more. For a directory of all CNCS training and technical assistance providers, visit the Resources and Knowledge Networks page.