The purpose of planning grants is to support the development of AmeriCorps programs so applicants are better prepared to compete for an AmeriCorps program grant in the following grant cycle.
Planning grants may not be used to support AmeriCorps members.
AmeriCorps State and National Planning
Grant applicants must not have previously received an AmeriCorps State or National grant.
Indian Tribes Planning Grant applicants must not have received an AmeriCorps grant in the past and must be an Indian Tribe.
AmeriCorpsCorporation for National and Community Service
Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories
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Full Announcement Description Additional Information of Eligibility:
AmeriCorps State and National Planning Grants Public or private nonprofit organizations, including labor organizations; faith-based and other community organizations; institutions of higher education; government entities within states or territories (e.g., cities, counties); Indian Tribes; or partnerships or consortia operating in more than one state are eligible.
Community-based organizations, 1 including faith-based organizations and intermediary organizations operating in more than one state are encouraged to apply for planning grants.
Organizations that propose to operate in one state only must apply through the State Commission for the state in which they will operate.
Organizations that propose to operate in more than one state are eligible to apply directly to the Corporation.
Indian Tribes Planning Grants Indian Tribes are eligible to apply.
Indian Tribe is defined as a federally recognized Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Native village, Regional Corporation, or Village Corporation, as defined under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C.
§ 1602), that the United States Government determines is eligible for special programs and services provided under federal law to Indians because of their status as Indians.
Indian Tribes also include tribal organizations controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by one of the entities described above.
Note: Indian Tribes are eligible to apply to any Corporation competition, including State Planning Grants.
Indian Tribes Planning Grants are submitted directly to the Corporation.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/09_0818_nofa_acplanning.pdfContact:
Agency Contact For Electronic Access Problems Agency Contact: For further information or for a printed copy of this Notice(202) 606-7508 Agency Email Description:
Direct email for this competition Agency Email:
email@example.com Date Posted:
2009-09-09Application Due Date: