Climate Corps Coordinator: August 2022

Major Projects

  • Released RFA for new Climate Corps funding and hosted public information session.
  • Met with potential grantees for Climate Corps and AmeriCorps grants
  • Attended info session on planning grants and operational grants led by other staff
  • Conducted interviews for Planning Grant applicants
  • Met with contacts in local government, state government, Maine organizations, and national service programs.
  • Worked on updating content on Climate Corps webpage
  • Helped host Northeast regional discussion about Climate Corps Opportunities (virtual)
  • Attended AmeriCorps Symposium (virtual event)
  • Attended webinar on climate and disaster preparedness
  • Attended America's Service Commission 101 Orientation
  • Attended Educator's Summit hosted by Department of Education
  • Participated in interviews for Ending Hunger VISTA project program director


  • Attended AmeriCorps Technical Assistance Session (in-person this month!)
  • Attended staff meetings
  • Attended ASC Climate Corps workgroup
  • Attended DOE stand-up meeting

Upcoming Project Focus

  • Review and submit Q&A for Climate Corps RFA
  • Review final applications and work with peer reviewers for Climate Corps RFA
  • Outreach and engagement to generate interest in AmeriCorps Operational grants in alignment with Climate Corps priorities.
  • Continuing to meet and have calls with representatives of Maine organizations, national service, state government, etc.
  • Attending Maine Emergency Management Conference (Sep 1)
  • Commission Retreat
  • Host AmeriCorps CEO in Maine