Upcoming Commission Meeting

The next business meeting of the New York State Commission on National and Community Service will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 11:00 AM ET at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott at 333 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 in the Windsor Terrace Room. The meeting is expected to adjourn no later than 11:45 AM ET. 

Members of the public who wish to attend must register by emailing Cindy Wilks at [email protected] no later than noon on Tuesday May 28, 2024.  Please provide an email address. Room occupancy is limited. Those registering will be sent instructions via email as to meeting room location, security considerations, and parking.

What's Getting Done
"What's Getting Done" is a monthly newsletter from the New York State Commission on National and Community Service. This May 2024 issue features a tribute to our senior members who serve across New York State, several new opportunities available to current and potential Corps members, and much more.

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What We Do
National and Community Service
The Commission's mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering in the state of New York. The Commission develops and implements a service plan every three years and manages grants and contracts for AmeriCorps programs which, throughout New York State, provide education, economic, environmental, health care, and disaster services.
National Service and Volunteerism

Join a network of more than one million strong. Enrich your life and the lives of others while learning valuable skills and earning benefits for your service. No matter where you’re from or what you’re passionate about, AmeriCorps is your chance to bring out the best of America.


Each year, AmeriCorps provides organizations people power and resources to meet their communities' most pressing challenges. Join over 2,500 organizations dedicated to strengthening their communities.

Alumni Registration
AmeriCorps Alums
Register as an AmeriCorps Alum to gain access to special benefits, resources, and opportunities.
National Direct Consultation
Multi-State AmeriCorps Programs
Organizations that intend to operate an AmeriCorps program in more than one state or territory must apply directly to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and other national service programs in the United States.

However, prior to submitting an application to CNCS, multi-state applicants must consult with the Commissions of the states in which they intend to operate. Multi-state organizations proposing to operate in New York State should consult with the New York State Commission by submitting the National Direct Consultation Form below.
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The New York State Mentoring Program
Help make a real difference in a young person’s life and give them hope for the future.