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AmeriCorps State Formula Grant Competition

AmeriCorps Grant Competition
Serve DC announces the availability of AmeriCorps State Formula funding for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 to eligible organizations. Subject to the availability of appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018). Application Instructions state that new applicants with high-quality proposals will compete locally with other local programs for Formula funds made available through Serve DC.
 
The total amount of an applicant’s grant request must not exceed $14,932 per Member Service Year. Applicants must request no more than twenty (20) Member Slots. For Professional Corps, the applicant’s grant request must not exceed $1,000 per Member Service Year and must request no more than twenty (20) Member Slots.  For Education Award Only Programs, grant requests must not exceed $100 per Member Service Year and must request no more than fifty (50) Member Slots. 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.
 
Serve DC asks new and recompeting applicants to submit a logical model prior to application submission.  Logic Models will be reviewed by the Serve DC Commission.  Following the Serve DC Commissions initial review of logic models, a decision will be made asto invite applicants to submit a full application.  Please limit your logic model to 3 pages and, email it to [email protected] by March 30, 2018 at 5pm.  Please note: Continuation applicants do not need to submit a logic model.

Please note: The deadline for submission is May 7, 2018, by 5 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.
 
The following technical assistance (TA) sessions are available:
  • February 28, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009
  • March 6, 2018 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009
  • March 15, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009                                                                                                               To

To RSVP for one of the TA sessions, please click here