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Grants of up to $75,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and agencies for program planning and development. Funding is intended to support organizations in the planning stages of programs that will place members of the funding source in positions of service. Eligible proposals will discuss bringing the program to an organization for the first time and preparing the organization to administer an AmeriCorps State program in the future.
Priority is given to organizations seeking to focus on development of internal controls; hiring and training new staff; re-focusing and training existing staff; developing AmeriCorps-specific policies and procedures; or training in the areas of AmeriCorps member recruitment, enrollment, data collection systems, member supervision, or cost reimbursement grant management, etc.
AmeriCorps is a national service program designed to improve lives and foster civic engagement utilizing AmeriCorps Members in full- or part-time terms of service. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more.
All planning grants must propose a program design that aligns with one of the six CNCS identified focus areas:
For additional information, see: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ud0znugizsajrpx/Planning%20Grant%20Notice%20and%20Instructions_2020-2021.pdf?dl=0#page=1
GrantWatch ID#: 186000
Grant recipients are awarded up to $75,000.
12-month planning period to start no earlier than September 1, 2020
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/
Send additional required documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct questions to:
Kailee Selzer, Program Specialist
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