AmeriCorps State Competitive Grant Competition
Serve DC announces the availability of AmeriCorps State Competitive funding for Fiscal Year 2014-15 to eligible organizations. Subject to the availability of appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014 (FY2014) and release of Application Instructions by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), new applicants with high-quality proposals will compete nationally with other State and National programs for Competitive funds made available through Serve DC and CNCS.
The total amount of an applicant’s grant request must not exceed $13,300 per Member Service Year. Applicants must request no less than five (5) Member Service Years and $66,500. For Professional Corps, the applicant’s grant request must not exceed $2,000 per Member Service Year and must request no less than five (5) Member Service Years and $10,000.
AmeriCorps is a national service network that provides full- and less than full-time opportunities for participants, called members, to serve their communities and build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to meet local environmental, educational, public safety, homeland security, or other human needs. Within these issue areas, programs may submit proposals that address specific problems of local communities.
Please Note: The deadline for submission is November 21, 2013, by 5:00 pm.
Applications must be entered in to the CNCS eGrants online system and all required hard-copy documents must be submitted to Serve DC. Late applications will not be accepted. An application is considered late at 5:01 p.m.
Additionally, applicants are required to attend one of the following technical assistance (TA) sessions:
- Monday, October 21 from 2:00-3:00pm, Continuation applicants only (Conference Call)
- Wednesday, October 23 or Tuesday, November 5, from 5:30-7:30pm in the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009
- Thursday, October 24 from 2:00-4:00pm (Webinar). Webinar information will only be available to those who RSVP.
For additional information or to RSVP, please email Sarah Watkins.