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AmeriCorps Grant Information

Every day, volunteers and national service members provide the “people power” to help meet compelling community needs.

Please review the Notice of Funding Available below.

If you require additional assistance, please contact an AmeriCorps Program Officer at 304-558-0111.

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps and National Service.

For more information on the different types of AmeriCorps grants, please call 304-558-0111.

Quick Reference: Criteria for Appropriate Grant Opportunity

  Competitive
Formula
Education Award Only Planning Grant
What organizations can apply? Public or private nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, institutions of higher education, government entities, individually or in partnership. Public or private nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, institutions of higher education, government entities, individually or in partnership. Public or private nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, institutions of higher education, government entities, individually or in partnership. Public or private nonprofit organizations, faith based organizations, institutions of higher education, government entities, individually or in partnership who have not received AmeriCorps funds in the past.
How many members can be requested? Minimum member request of 10+ full time members. Minimum member request of at least 10 full time members. Minimum combination of members equal to at least 5 full time. Grantees will be expected to apply for Formula program. See Formula criteria.
Program Experience Strong experience in program delivery and design. Strong program design. New program or existing program - addition of AmeriCorps adds program reach or value to services provided. New program with strong concept of program design.
Can existing programs apply? New or existing programs can apply. New or existing programs can apply. New or existing programs can apply. Existing programs are NOT eligible to apply.
Supervision Capabilities Ability to supervise 10+ members. Ability to supervise 10+ members. Ability to supervise a combination of members equal to at least 5 full time. Grantees will be expected to apply for Formula program. See Formula criteria.
Organization Capabilities Experience or familiarity with National Service. Organizational ability to handle program requirements and measure impact. Organizational ability to handle program requirements and measure impact. Organizational ability to handle member files and time records. Organizational ability to handle program requirements and measure impact.
Fiscal Capabilities Organizational ability to handle Federal fiscal requirements. Organizational ability to handle Federal fiscal requirements.   Organizational ability to handle Federal fiscal requirements.
 
 
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