About NCCC

The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a full-time residential program for men and women, ages 18-24, which strengthens communities while developing leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. Organizations may apply to host a team of AmeriCorps NCCC members to provide intensive, short term service on projects in the areas of disaster services, environment, infrastructure improvement, energy conservation and urban and rural development. Projects are normally six to eight weeks in duration but will vary depending on the requirements of the project. Organizations must be capable of utilizing at least one full team of eight to twelve members effectively and support their housing and meals. Rhode Island is currently served by the Southern Region Campus in Mississippi.

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How to Apply

Nonprofit and faith-based organizations, government entities (federal, state, and local), public schools and universities, and Native American Tribal Councils are eligible to apply for an AmeriCorps NCCC Team.To apply, first a Project Concept Form must be submitted to the Assistant Program Director (APD) for your state. You will be notified about two weeks after the due date whether you have been selected to complete the full Project Application. Applications may or may not be requested.

For more information, please contact your APD.

Joel Barsky
Assistant Program Director
jbarsky@cns.gov
601.630.4065

2018-2019 Project Dates Concept Form Full Application Due

Round 1: Aug. 21—Oct.15 May 1, 2018 June 13, 2018
Round 2: Oct. 23—Dec.14 July 5, 2018 Aug. 16, 2018
Round 3: Jan. 7—Feb. 5 Sept. 14, 2018 Oct. 26, 2018
Round 4: Feb. 12—April 24 Oct. 19, 2018 Dec. 3, 2018