The (B) case details made the decisions, funding the company needs for national and community service, as best estimate for the Fund. The (B) case (1740.0), but goes on political issues, as judged from the National Service Trust “under funded” development framework. In particular, it is part of the question whether and how organizations that receive federal grants to AmeriCorps “volunteers” should hire organize to resist budget cuts that seem to be me … Read more »

The (B) case details made the decisions, funding the company needs for national and community service, as best estimate for the Fund. The (B) case (1740.0), but goes on political issues, as judged from the National Service Trust “under funded” development framework. In particular, it is part of the question whether and how organizations that receive federal grants to AmeriCorps “volunteers” should hire organize to resist budget cuts that seem to be in sight as a result of the Fund’s financial problems. A field that has been relatively unorganized and had been remarkable indeed for fractions (eg national comparison locally) and competing interests must decide whether to try to create a united front to strive for more funding. The case describes the range of obstacles to the construction of such a political coalition, and raises questions about both the wisdom to do the logistics. HKS case number 1740.0
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Howard Husock,
Mark H. Moore
24 pages.
Release date: 01 March 2004. Prod #: HKS479-PDF-ENG
The AmeriCorps Budget Crisis of 2003 (B): Why the National Service Movement Given cuts and how they responded HBR case solution

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