Volunteer Florida and Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
03/07/22 5:00 PM EDT Receipt
Grants to Florida nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to employ volunteer staff to carry out a broad range of community services. Funding is intended to support volunteer services in the areas of social justice, education, COVID-19 community recovery, economic development, and more.
AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed (e.g., based on proposed program’s data or a similar program’s data) interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.
AmeriCorps’ priorities for this grant competition are:
To receive priority consideration, applicants must show that the priority area is a significant part of the program focus and intended outcomes, and must include a high-quality program design. Proposing programs that receive priority consideration does not guarantee funding.
GrantWatch ID#: 153350
The maximum allowable federal request is $28,800 per member service year (MSY) for Cost Reimbursements and for Fixed Amount grant applications. Volunteer Florida recommends that applicants apply for the individual competitive state/territory program cost of $21,600 but will consider applicants requesting up to the maximum cost per member service year (MSY) of $28,800.
The grant period is a twelve-month period, beginning August 1, 2022 and ending July 31, 2023. The contract period will be from the date of contract receipt through July 31, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jsp
To ensure that this funding process is carried out in a fair and equitable manner, all questions concerning the funding opportunity should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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