Tuesday, February 20, 2018

California CivicSpark program seeking applications


Presented by the Local Government Commission
Become A CivicSpark Partner!
CivicSpark, a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program, is now accepting project applications for the 2018-19 Service Year! The program is offering three thematic tracks: Climate (50 openings), Water (20 openings), and a new Opportunity Access track (20 openings) that will focus on affordable housing, alternative transportation, and rural broadband. 
Applications will be accepted in waves:
March 16th - First priority deadline
May 1st - Second priority deadline
Fellows will begin serving on projects mid-September 2018
If you are a local or state public agency, school or university, or a nonprofit and are interested in learning more about the program and having a Fellow support your agency’s work, register for one of our upcoming informational webinars. You can find more program details, including pricing and timing, on our website
"CivicSpark is a win-win-win! The Fellow receives experience and serves the community in a highly targeted way, and the Agency receives talented, energetic, and vetted young professionals. The community and many stakeholders benefit directly from this synergy.” - Sonoma County Water Agency Staff
Register for a Webinar to Learn More!
 Wed 2/28: 10am-11am
Fri 3/9: 9am-10am
Wed 3/14: 9:30am-10:30am 
CivicSpark is administered by the Local Government Commission in partnership with the Governor's Office of Planning and Research.  
Local Government Commission
980 9th Street, Suite 1700, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-448-1198 • Fax: 916-448-8246




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