University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Dec. 5 workshop will focus on AmeriCorps funding

The state of North Dakota is awarded funding each year for AmeriCorps, and is seeking to fund new projects.

The North Dakota Department of Commerce – State Commission on National and Community Servicewill hold a series of workshops for the upcoming 2013-14 AmeriCorps grant. There is no fee for this workshop but pre-registration is required by e-mailing Ryan Volk, Program Officer at rdvolk@nd.gov or calling 701. 328.6048 about the location you will attend by 4 p.m. on the day before the workshop you want to attend . Because space is limited, preference will have to be given to those who pre-register.

Interested participants include public or private nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, government entities within states or territories, Indian tribes, and consortia of the aforementioned.

The workshops will be held at the following dates, times and locations:

Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Fargo Job Service office building at 1350 32nd Street South from 1:30 to 4 p.m. CST

Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Grand Forks at Job Service office building at 1501 28th Ave South from 1:30 to 4 p.m. CST

Thursday, Dec. 6, in Minot at the Job Service office building at 3416 North Broadway from 1:30 to 4 p.m. CST

Friday, Dec. 7, in Bismarck at the North Dakota Department of Commerce office building at 1600 East Century Avenue from 1:30 to 4 p.m. CST

For more information on the National and Community Service AmeriCorps program,contact Jerry J. Houn, Executive Director, at 328.7263 or  jhoun@nd.gov.

-- Ryan Volk, Program & Grants Officer,  AmeriCorps, Department of Commerce, Workforce Development Division, 1600 E. Century Ave Suite 2, PO Box 2057, Bismarck, ND 58502-2057, 701.328.6048, www.ndcommerce.com