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Grants of up to $75,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and government agencies for volunteer program development activities. 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.
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.
Applications will discuss bringing the AmeriCorps program to an organization for the first time and to prepare the organization to administer an AmeriCorps State program in the future (with priority 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, training in the areas of AmeriCorps Member Recruitment, Enrollment, Data Collection Systems, Member Supervision, or Cost Reimbursement Grant management, etc.)
All planning grants must propose a program design that aligns with one of the six CNCS identified focus areas:
For additional information, see page 1 of the Grant Notice and Instructions document in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 186000
Grant recipients are awarded up to $75,000.
Applicants may propose a budget period start date of September 1, 2021 or later. The planning grant period is for 12 months.
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
If your organization is interested in learning more about whether a Planning Grant may be a good fit for your organization, please contact:
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