Get regular updates on policy and funding. Learn how legislation will affect national service programs.
President Biden signed a fiscal year 2022 continuing resolution (CR), a short-term spending bill that averts a government shutdown and funds the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) or AmeriCorps Agency into December. While the House of Representatives passed...Read More »
The House Budget Committee completed the markup of the Build Back Better Act, a $3.5 trillion package that would invest in many of President Biden’s first-term domestic policy priorities. The bill which aims to expand the nation’s social safety net...Read More »
On July 30, President Biden announced his intent to nominate three additional members to the AmeriCorps agency’s Board of Directors – Leslie Bluhm, Lisette Nieves, and Flor Romero. The Board of Directors provide overall guidance to the agency and senior leaders, including the...Read More »
On July 15, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY22 Labor-HHS spending bill, a measure that would provide nearly $254 billion to the Health and Human Services, Education and Labor departments. The bill includes $1.315 billion for the Corporation for...Read More »
Representatives David Price (D-NC), Tom Cole (R-OK), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Michael Waltz (R-FL) have introduced H.R. 4100, the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act or CORPS Act in the House. The House bill is identical...Read More »
Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Representatives John Larson (D-CT) and Don Bacon (R-NE) reintroduced the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act. The bipartisan bill to exclude the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from federal taxation was...Read More »
On June 15, President Biden nominated Michael D. Smith to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) or AmeriCorps agency. The CEO position requires confirmation by the United States Senate. Click here to...Read More »