Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism (GOSV)
11/09/21 5:00 PM EST
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, and tribes to develop volunteer programs for community projects. Applicants must submit a concept paper prior to submitting a full application. The purpose of funding is to plan and develop volunteer staff programs that will address the following community needs: the environment, health, public safety, and education. Funding is intended to strengthen communities, improve lives, and promote civic participation through volunteering and service.
AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices 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.
CNCS Focus Areas:
The National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended by the Serve America Act, emphasizes measuring the impact of service and focusing on a core set of issue areas. In order to maximize the impact of investment in national service, AmericaCorps has the following focus areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 180477
AmeriCorps anticipates making three-year grants. The agency generally makes an initial award for the first year of the period of performance, based on a one-year budget. Continuation awards for subsequent years are not guaranteed; they depend upon availability of appropriations and satisfactory performance.
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
In case of technical difficulties with eGrants: Contact the National Service Hotline at 1-800-942-2677 or https://questions.nationalservice.gov/app/ask (talk to an associate or leave a detailed message)
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