Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism

Contact Information

1700 W Washington St
Ste 230
Phoenix, AZ 85007 - 2815
(602) 364-2248
FY 2016 Training and Technical Assistance Regional Training Conferences

Executive Summary

The Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism (GCSV) is pleased to submit this proposal as the lead applicant for the Southwest Region Conference for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and it geographically aligned states from the Southwest Cluster to facilitate the planning, implementation, and financial oversight of the 2016 - 17 Southwest Cluster National Service Conference (SWNSC). GCSV, in collaboration with America s Service Commissions (ASC), proposes a multi-day regional conference for AmeriCorps State/National, Senior Corps and state service commission program staff and leadership. The SWNSC structure will include track specific to the stakeholders comprised of collaborative sessions to facilitate cross stream training and dialogue. Training will focus on CNCS competencies and performance measurement, evaluation, and compliance, program and financial management and other topics deemed important by CNCS, Commissions, and National Service programs.

ASC, the Washington DC - based national Association of State Service Commissions, will provide significant support through a contractual agreement for the planning, development, and implementation of the conference. ASC will work closely with GCSV to ensure all of the deliverables are met and that the conference aligns with the other regions.

The amount of funding requested is $115,000. Additional cost for the conference will be covered by registration fees and event sponsorships.

Current projected dates are Tuesday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29, 2017.

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