Archive for August, 2011

GenerationOn Funding Opportunity!

DATE August 31, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Make Your Mark Week (formerly Kids Care Week) This week inspires and mobilizes youth to use their energy, ingenuity, and compassion to “make their mark on the world” through hands-on service to help others in their local and global communities. During this week, young people focus on issues that matter most to them by doing […]

I Will Join the 9/11 Tribute Movement!

DATE August 26, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Join the 9/11 Tribute Movement by serving on 9/11 to honor the 9/11 victims, survivors and those that rose in service in response to the attacks.   As we approach the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we are challenged to explain the significance of the event to America’s young […]

Funding Opportunities

DATE August 21, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

 Do Something 9/11 Remembrance Grants Do Something and American Express are teaming up to offer grants for projects that have been started or are being planned in the spirit of September 11th. These projects include youth-led projects that may recognize and commemorate our emergency responders, troop, and programs that promote diversity all across the country. […]

Americans Devote 8.1 Billion Hours to Volunteering in 2010

DATE August 9, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Generation X Deepens Commitment, Serves More Than 2.3 Billion Hours in their Communities Washington, DC — Volunteers provide a powerful economic and social benefit to communities across the nation, with 62.8 million adults serving almost 8.1 billion hours through organizations in 2010, according to research released today by the federal Corporation for National and Community […]