Welcome to the 2021 AmeriCorps Grant Competition!

** If you are looking for information on the Economic Mobility Corps, please click here

New Grants Competition

Thank you for your interest in growing and strengthening AmeriCorps national service in Colorado! This fall's grant competition is now closed. Pending funding, Serve Colorado may run an additional competition for Formula funding in the spring. Monitor this page in early February for more details. 

The timetable and resources for the fall round are available for review here to give interested applicants an idea of what to expect in upcoming application rounds. 

Fall 2020 Application Round Timetable (closed)

September 11, 2020 Request for Applications (RFA) released.

September 21, 2020

11:00 AM MT

RFA Process and Q&A webinar for interested applicants administered by Serve Colorado.

Access the recorded webinar here

The session will be recorded and posted afterwards in the Resources section below. 

 October 1, 2020 - 11:59 PM Mountain

Concept Paper due 

October 8, 2020 Invitations to Apply sent to those submitting concept papers selected to move forward.


Written feedback sent to those submitting concept papers not chosen to move forward.

November, 2020

Dates TBD

Full Applications Due
July 19, 2021 Earliest start date for AmeriCorps Competitive operations programs.
August 6, 2021 Earliest start date for AmeriCorps Formula operations programs.

Application Resources

Additional Resources

In an effort to prepare prospective applicants for submitting a strong AmeriCorps State Grant proposal, we provide a series of pre-recorded technical assistance webinars. See the Application Resources section above. 

AmeriCorps, the agency, 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 grant opportunities to our Deputy Director, Paul Brown, at paul.brown@state.co.us. 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 above.