AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competitions

On October 18, 2010, the Corporation released amended notices for the 2011 AmeriCorps grant competitions which include greater emphasis on evidence-based programs, information on priorities, definitions of Focus Areas, information on the review and selection process, and 2011 national performance measurement

pilot information.

References to “Priority Area” were changed to “Focus Area;” and “Clean Energy” to “Environmental Stewardship” throughout.

 Click here for a list of changes to the 2011 Notice  Click here for background information on 2011 National Performance Measures Notice of Intent to Apply:
In order to help us gauge the number of applications we are likely to receive, please send an e-mail 60 days prior to the deadline to americorpsnational@cns.gov, for National applicants, or americorpsapplications@ cns.gov for state commissions.

National applicants should state the competition for which you will be applying.

State commissions are encouraged to include an estimate of the number of programs you will be submitting to the state competitive competition.

Although submission of the notice of intent to apply is not mandatory, your e-mail will help the Corporation to plan more efficiently for review.

More Information on AmeriCorps State and National For more information contact your state commission, which you can find here http://www.americorps.gov/about/contact/statecommission.asp if you are interested in the State grant program.

Contact (202) 606-7508 if you are interested in the National grant program.

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Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full announcement and application instructions for AmeriCorps State and National Amended 2011 Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Public or private nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and other community organizations; institutions of higher education; government entities within states or territories (e.g., cities, counties); Indian Tribes; labor organizations; or a partnership or consortia consisting of the aforementioned are eligible to apply.

Intermediaries are encouraged to apply.

If your organization works in just one state, please contact your state commission, which can be found here: http://www.americorps.gov/about/contact/statecommission.asp.

You will apply to them.

If your organization works in more than one state, you are eligible to apply for a national grant.

You will apply directly to the Corporation.

If your organization is an Indian Tribe you may apply through your state commission, or directly to the Corporation.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nationalservice.gov/for_organizations/funding/nofa_detail.asp?tbl_nofa_id=83

Contact:
For more information contact your state commission, which you can find here http://www.americorps.gov/about/contact/statecommission.asp if you are interested in the State grant program. Contact (202) 606-7508 if you are interested in the National grant program.

Agency Email Description:
Direct email for this competition

Agency Email:
americorpsnational@cns.gov

Date Posted:
2010-10-26

Application Due Date:
2011-01-25

Archive Date:
2011-01-26




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