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AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity Information

0americorps.jpg AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Its programs do more than move communities forward; they serve their members by creating jobs and providing pathways to opportunity for young people entering the workforce. Use the links at right to explore other Americorps programs.

AmeriCorps involves people of all ages and backgrounds in helping communities address critical needs in:
  • Education
  • Clean Energy and Environment
  • Healthy Futures
  • Veterans
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Disaster Services

AmeriCorps Grants

AmeriCorps grants provide assistance to programs to recruit, train, and supervise AmeriCorps members meeting critical community needs in the areas of education, disaster services, health, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and service to veterans and military families. Grant applicants design service activities for a team of members serving full- or part-time for one year or during the summer.

Eligible Grant Applicants
Public or private nonprofit organizations, including labor organizations; faith-based and other community organizations; institutions of higher education; government entities within states or territories (e.g., cities, counties); Indian Tribes; or a partnership or consortia consisting of the previously mentioned are eligible to apply. There is a minimum overall grantee match of 24 percent. Starting with the fourth year of funding, the overall match increases to 26 percent. The match increases to 50 percent by the tenth year of funding and any year following.

Participant Incentives
In addition to the experience they receive and the knowledge that they have made a difference, AmeriCorps volunteers may also be eligible to receive a living allowance, health insurance, child care, and an education award based upon the successful completion of a service term. Education awards can be used to repay school loans or tuition. Read more about education awards at segal-americorps-education-award

Current North Dakota AmeriCorps State and National Programs
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Grant Application Information and Guidance for Organizations Interested in Applying / Competing for Formula Funds Administered by the North Dakota State Commission on National and Community Service

2017-18 Legal Notice
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2017-18 Notice of Intent to Apply
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2017-18 AmeriCorps State Formula Fund Application Instructions
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2017-18 Notice of Funding Opportunity -- AmeriCorps State and National Programs
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2017-18 AmeriCorps State & National Mandatory Supplemental Guidance
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Financial Management Survey 2017-18
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Schedule Of Federal Funds Award Form
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2017-18 AmeriCorps State Scoring Form
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Contact Information:

Ryan Volk

Steve Schanandore

Accessibility Contact Information:   
Applicants can request a printed copy of the AmeriCorps Formula Fund Application Package by emailing or calling either of the contacts listed above. A printed copy of other material such as documents and forms posted on the AmeriCorps page and related sub-pages is also available by emailing or calling either of the contacts listed above. The TTY number is 800-366-6888 and the Relay ND Voice number is 800-366-6889.  


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