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March 2018

Meeting Schedules

View Calendar Notices Here

To facilitate board communication and assure compliance with the requirements for public notice, all MCCS meetings and work sessions will be posted on this site's Calendar as well as the State of Maine Legislative Calendar.

Task Force chairs are asked to check the dates/times/locations for their groups and notify staff of any changes.

As MCCS adds new staff and commissioners, we hope this central posting will help us all avoid "double booking" and, at the same time, make communication with partners smoother.


1. Business meeting minutes: January 2018

2. Executive Committee meetings: February 2018, March 2018

3. Grant Selection and Performance: February 2018March 2018

4. Excellence and Expertise: February 2018,  March 2018

Volunteer Generation Fund Application Summaries with Reviewer Recommendations:

RFP Excerpt

Eastern Area Agency on Aging;          ITNAmerica;    Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program;            Southern Maine Agency on Aging;      United Way of Eastern MaineVNA Home Health Hospice;    The WindowDressers, Inc

5. Public Information and Education: February 2018


MCCS Team Report:

Grant Programs Officer: Current

Program Development and Training Officer: Current


Maine Commission feedback to CNCS on National Direct  AmeriCorps programs proposing to place members in Maine. 

Latest studies on status of volunteer management:
- "Stacking Up: How Volunteer Engagement Professionals Compare with Other Key Staff"   
- "2018 Volunteer Management Status Report" (link goes to site of the free download)

Civic Deserts issued October 2017 by National Conference on Citizenship

Funders Guide to Investing in Volunteer Engagement issued 2017 by the Leighty Foundation
       This document is an update of the 2004 guide issued by the UPS foundation. Key members of the team working on this were from Fixler Group, Leighty Foundation, and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence