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1993 -- Congress passes the National Community Service Trust Act, effectively overhauling the nation's community service and volunteer programs, establishing the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), and strengthening existing programs and establishing new ones.
1994 -- Governor Evan Bayh establishes the Indiana Commission on Community Service (ICCS) and the Governor's Voluntary Action Program.
1997 -- The Governor's Voluntary Action Program is discontinued. The Indiana Commission on Community Service (ICCS) re-organizes and changes its name to the Indiana Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism (ICCSV) to highlight the expanded role of volunteers in effective community service.
1999 -- The FaithWorks initiative is created to assist faith-based and community-based organizations in applying for state and federal grant dollars to support new or existing self-sufficiency programs.
2000 -- Governor Frank O'Bannon contracts with Indiana's Department of Workforce Development to manage the financial and administrative functions of the Indiana Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism (ICCSV), including development of financial policies and procedures.
2001 -- The Bush Administration creates the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives to strengthen and expand the role of faith-based and community organizations in addressing the nation's social problems.
2005 -- Governor Mitch Daniels enacts Executive Order 05-16, which creates the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (OFBCI), and as a result the OFBCI assumes the responsibilities of the Indiana Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism (ICCSV) and the FaithWorks initiative.
2009 -- President Obama signs the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act which provides increased opportunities for individuals of all ages to serve, provides resources that encourage innovation and help strengthen the nonprofit and service sectors, and emphasizes accountability of federally funded programs.
2013 -- Governor Mike Pence enacts Executive Order 13-08, which continues the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.