2019 AmeriCorps Grant Application Review Process
Competition for AmeriCorps State Grant - Request for Applications for New Grants
The 2019-20 Colorado AmeriCorps Grant review process is complete. Watch this space in September 2019 for details related to requests for applications to apply for AmeriCorps programming (or planning grants, pending funding availability) to begin in the fall of 2020.
Review the resources and our past round's calendar outlined below to familiarize yourself with our process.
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*Publication of this Notice does not obligate Serve Colorado or CNCS to award any specific number of grants nor to obligate the entire amount of funding available.
RFA Process and Q&A webinar for interested
|March 29, 2019||Applications due to Serve Colorado in eGrants|
|April 12, 2019||Staff and peer application review complete|
|April 19, 2019||Written feedback and clarification requests sent to applicants|
|May 14, 2019||
Written clarification response due from applicants
June 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Panel interviews for applicants|
|June 17, 2019||Revised applications due to Serve Colorado|
|June 19, 2019||Serve Colorado notification of successful special competition grant applicants|
|June 28, 2019||Final Serve Colorado application due to CNCS|
|July 29, 2019||CNCS notification of certified funding of successful applicants|
|August 5, 2019||Earliest possible start date for Formula operations grants|
|September 3, 2019||Earliest possible start date for planning grants
Applicant Technical Assistance Webinars
In an effort to prepare prospective applicants for submitting a strong AmeriCorps State Grant proposal, Serve Colorado provides a series of pre-recorded technical assistance webinars. Note that not all content from these webinars are directly applicable to developing a planning grant. However, they do provide useful context when thinking through the various components of designing and running and AmeriCorps program.
View the first webinar: Introduction to AmeriCorps & AmeriCorps Members
View the second webinar: AmeriCorps Program Management & Design
View the third webinar: Developing your AmeriCorps Budget
The Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) also has a webpage with resources for those interested in applying for AmeriCorps State and National grants. Please refer to Applying for AmeriCorps State and National Grants to find information on AmeriCorps.
Please submit any questions you have about this and future grant opportunities to Serve Colorado Deputy Director Paul Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the potential for a high volume of requests for assistance, please ensure that questions asked cannot be answered by first consulting the resources below.