General Information


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A sample of topics relevant to the fiscal operation of an AmeriCorps program and where they can be found within this manual is shown below.

Sample Contract
State of Illinois, Department of Human Services (DHS), Community Service Agreement and associated attachments. See Chapter 3.
Financial Management Provisions
These topics are found in the AmeriCorps Provisions. A copy of these Provisions is included in Chapter 1.
Member Costs
See Chapter 3 of this manual for information on Living Allowances, Child Care, Taxes and Insurance, and Health Insurance. These topics are also discussed in the AmeriCorps Provisions.
Public Assistance Programs
See Chapter 5 of this manual for information on Food Stamps, Public Housing, Unemployment Benefits, Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These topics are also discussed in the AmeriCorps Provisions.
Deductions to Living Allowances
See Chapter 3, Policy Changes, of this manual for more information.
Fund Raising
For an explanation of fund raising issues concerning Members and Staff please refer to the AmeriCorps Provisions or contact your Serve Illinois Program Officer.
Administrative Costs
Please refer to the AmeriCorps Provisions.
Liability Insurance Coverage
Please refer to the AmeriCorps Provisions.
Termination of the Grant
Please refer to the AmeriCorps Provisions.