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Now Accepting Nominations for Governor’s Service Awards! Nominations for the 2016 Governor’s Service Awards are currently being accepted by the Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism. To nominate an individual volunteer or group of volunteers for this honor, visit

GOSV Releases AmeriCorps Formula Planning Grant Instructions
The Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism is accepting applications for 2016 AmeriCorps State planning grants. AmeriCorps planning grants provide resources to develop new, Maryland-based and serving initiatives. Planning grant applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on April 8, 2016.

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AmeriCorps Funding Webinars

March 23, 2016 | 10 a.m.

Learn about the AmeriCorps grant opportunities available through the Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism while sitting at your desk in this one-hour webinar.

The webinar is specifically designed to give a broad overview of our grant-making function. There will also be a brief description of the structure of AmeriCorps funding at the state level. This webinar should help develop your understanding of what AmeriCorps is, assess whether or not AmeriCorps is a good fit for your organization, and provide guidance on the next steps to access these resources. Registration is required, so sign up for the March 23 webinar today!