Corporation For National And Community Service: Better Internal Control and Revised Practices Would Improve the Management of AmeriCorps and the National Service Trust

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) was created to help meet community needs and expand educational opportunity by providing education awards to participants. The Corporation oversees and funds the AmeriCorps program as well as the National Service Trust (the Trust), which pays the education awards. From November 2002 to March 2003 the Corporation suspended AmeriCorps enrollments because there would not have been sufficient funds in the Trust to pay education awards. GAO was asked to determine (1) if all AmeriCorps enrollments were accurately ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. January 16, 2004.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) was created to help meet community needs and expand educational opportunity by providing education awards to participants. The Corporation oversees and funds the AmeriCorps program as well as the National Service Trust (the Trust), which pays the education awards. From November 2002 to March 2003 the Corporation suspended AmeriCorps enrollments because there would not have been sufficient funds in the Trust to pay education awards. GAO was asked to determine (1) if all AmeriCorps enrollments were accurately recorded, (2) how the Corporation estimated its funding needs, and (3) if the Corporation made changes to prevent another enrollment suspension and to address requirements established in the Strengthen AmeriCorps Program Act. GAO analyzed laws, reviewed documents, interviewed officials, assessed the reliability of the Trust database, examined the model used to estimate funding needs, and surveyed Americorps grantees."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Corporation For National And Community Service: Better Internal Control and Revised Practices Would Improve the Management of AmeriCorps and the National Service Trust, report, January 16, 2004; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc295275/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.