CNCS

AcronymDefinition
CNCSCorporation for National and Community Service
CNCSCardinal Newman Catholic School (UK)
CNCSCold Neutron Chopper Spectrometer (Oak Ridge National Lab project)
CNCSCertified New Construction Specialist (California Real Estate Inspection Association)
CNCSCryptonet Control Station
CNCSCentralized Network Control Station
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As the federal agency for service and volunteering, CNCS funds the annual Volunteering Supplement to provide government and nonprofit leaders with in-depth information on volunteering and civic trends to help them develop strategies to mobilize more Americans to address local needs through service.
During the last budget cycle, the CNCS eliminated its Learn & Serve program, which supported public school children to learn about and do community service.
The program supports organizations that serve low-performing schools around the country and expands on Together for Tomorrow, an initiative between the Department, CNCS, and the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
This report conveys the following findings: 1) The performance measures CNCS currently uses are poorly aligned with its three strategic goals because they do not reflect the four characteristics GAO has identified for sound sets of performance measures.
As a result of one such CNCS project, Americorps, scores of young Arab Americans have been able to move from college into work serving the needs of their communities nationwide.
An increase in contaminants will essentially mean a widening of the already often-contaminated areas," said Doucette, adding that the CNCS has already admitted that there will be a continued impact on the surrounding community.
Late last year, the CNCS awarded an $80,000 grant to another group with Moon connections called Service for Peace.
To be sure, CNCS money is underwriting worthwhile projects.
By offering a compelling solution to a complex and persistent health challenge, the IMPACT depression care program exemplifies the goals of the Social Innovation Fund," said Paul Carttar, Director of the Social Innovation Fund at CNCS.
According to CNCS, the Honor Roll President's Award is the highest federal recognition for the commitment of higher education institutions to service learning and civic engagement.
This is the highest award given by CNCS and Georgia Perimeter College was the only community college so honored.
Currently, CNCS programs have a presence in a quarter of schools eligible for School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding.