Missouri Community Service Commission


  • Established in 1994 as a direct response to the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993.
  • Receives funds from the Corporation for National and Community Service.
  • Awards grants to local organizations enabling the establishment of AmeriCorps programs .
  • 15 - 25 Commissioner members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.
  • Meets quarterly - meeting locations vary.
  • Operates as a “point” organization to promote and recognize service volunteers.
  • Supports its sub-grantees by providing oversight and technical assistance.
  • Oversees the AmeriCorps programs in Missouri.

Since 1994, more than 500,000 men and women have served in AmeriCorps, providing needed assistance to millions of Americans through projects ranging from tutoring, youth mentoring, public safety, housing rehabilitation, health care, environmental issues, and disaster relief.


The Missouri Community Service Commission is part of a cadre of community improvement tools available through the Division of Business and Community Services within the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED).  By building stronger communities, these programs help build an environment that makes economic progress possible.

2013-2014 Annual Report
2014-2015 Annual Report

Organizational Chart

MCSC Commissioners

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