New Jersey Department of State and New Jersey Commission on National and Community Service
11/16/21 4:00 PM
Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, LEAs, charter schools, and community and faith-based organizations for community service projects that engage volunteers. Applicants must view a virtual information session and submit an LOI prior to submitting a proposal.
The NJ Commission on National and Community Service, NJ Department of State, announces funding opportunities for 2022 AmeriCorps Competitive grants. AmeriCorps, sometimes called the “Domestic Peace Corps” is a national service program funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), the NJ Commission seeks to identify projects that it can submit for award consideration by the CNCS. These projects will deploy AmeriCorps participants or “members” effectively to solve significant community problems.
AmeriCorps and the N.J. Commission have highlighted the following focus areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 139958
The NJ Commission is offering the opportunity to compete for a three-year cycle of Competitive AmeriCorps programs. Awards from this Competitive NOFO will implement the first year of the program which runs from September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023.
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