New Jersey Department of State and New Jersey Commission on National and Community Service
04/20/20 4:00 PM Electronic Submissions; Submit hard copies by 4/22/20.
Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, LEAs, IHEs, government agencies, and labor organizations to employ volunteer staff to carry out community services. Applicants must attend a technical assistance session and submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase civic engagement and improve communities by deploying AmeriCorps members to provide services in the six focus areas identified in the Serve America Act.
These focus areas are:
Applicants should demonstrate that they will engage AmeriCorps members in an evidence-informed and evidence-based approach to providing a service intervention that will result in intended solutions to community problems (e.g., based on proposed program’s performance and evaluation data or research demonstrating the effectiveness of a similar intervention).
Programs may engage members full-time or less than full-time. Full-time members must serve at least 1700 hours during a period of not less than nine months and not more than one year. Reduced Full-time members must serve at least 1200 hours. Half-time members must serve at least 900 hours during a period of one year as indicated in the approved budget. No member can serve less than 300 hours during a one-year period. Programs may propose at least 300 hours for minimum-time, at least 450 hours for quarter-time, and at least 675 hours for reduced half-time members based on the program design.
GrantWatch ID#: 139958
Expansions for Continuation Grants will be possible this year.
For New or Re-competing applications, this is Year 1 of 3 of a multi-year grant period covering the following funding periods:
- Year 1 September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021
- Year 2 September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022
- Year 3 September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply: https://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jsp
To pre-register for a technical assistance session, call 609-633-9627 or e-mail Ivette.Ramos@sos.nj.gov.
Submit the Notice of Intent to Ivette Ramos at the email address above.
Send hard copies of the application to:
NJ Commission on National and Community Service – AmeriCorps
NJ Department of State PO Box 456, 4th floor
33 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
ATTN: Ivette Del Rio Ramos
USA: New Jersey
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