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AmeriCorps Volunteer Generation Fund Competition

Volunteer Generation Fund

Serve DC announces the availability of AmeriCorps Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) subject to the availability of appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020). Application Instructions state that new applicants with high-quality proposals will compete with other National programs for Volunteer Generation grant funds made available through Serve DC.

The total amount of an applicant’s grant request must not exceed $7,500 per individual award.

Serve DC Applicant Overview Session, May 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM, EST via WebEx. If your organization is not able to have a representative join this session, the recording of this presentation can be found at the link below:

Please note: The deadline for submission is May 29, 2020, by 5:00 PM, EST. Applications and required documents must be completed via Zoomgrants. Late applications will not be accepted. An application is considered late at 5:01 PM, EST.

Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Timeline

  • May 4, 2020: RFA Released
  • May 18, 2020: VGF Grant Application Overview Session
  • May 29, 2020: VGF Grant Applications due by 5:00 PM EST
  • July 1, 2020: VGF Grantees begin projects
  • September 30, 2020: VGF Grantees conclude projects