2021 GCIP Grant Applications Are Available

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The ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation is accepting grant applications for the 2021 Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) through December 31, 2020.   The GCIP offers first-hand internship experiences to undergraduate and graduate level college students in county government. Each summer, internships are offered across a broad spectrum of county government departments from accounting to watershed management.
There are three types of internship grant opportunities available for 2021: 1) General GCIP Grant,  2) Joan Garner Health and Human Services Internship Grant and 3) Dr. Jim Kundell Environmental Management Internship Grant. Instructions on how to apply for a 2021 grant and grant applications are available at
Key Information:
• Grants will be awarded for the period of May 1, 2021-September 1, 2021. 
• The deadline for counties to apply for a grant is Thursday, December 31, 2020.
• Grant award recipients will be notified by Friday, February 4, 2021.
• A grant covers the cost of a 200-hour internship at a pay rate of $12 per hour.
• Counties are responsible for recruiting and hiring interns.

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