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Congress Submits Recommended FY 2008 AmeriCorps Budget

Thursday, June 7, 2007  
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A few minutes ago the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee reported out legislation recommending $843,381,000 for the Corporation for National and Community Service and its programs for fiscal year 2008.  The numbers break down as follows:
Domestic Volunteer Service Act

AmeriCorps*VISTA: $95,468,000
Senior Corps $217,586,000
RSVP $59,685,000
Foster Grandparents $110,937,000
Senior Companions                $46,964,000

National and Community Service Act
AmeriCorps Grants $255,625,000
NCCC $11,620,000
National Service Trust $122,521,000
Learn and Serve America $37,125,000
Innovation and Demonstration $13,000,000
Evaluation $3,960,000
Partnership Grants $0
State Commission Grants $12,000,000
Salaries and Expenses $68,964,000
Office of Inspector General $5,512,000

Total for CNCS $843,381,000

The full House Appropriations Committee is expected to take up this measure on June 14.   For more information on the Corporation’s budget request for Fiscal 2008, please click here now.

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