Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA Funding Opportunities

The SerVermont VISTA Program is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in hosting AmeriCorps VISTA members during the 2018-19 VISTA program year. Letters of Intent are due to SerVermont February 2, 2018. Below you will find the Request for Proposals, the application form, and application instructions.

2018 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Request for Proposals

2018 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Application Instructions

2018 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Application

AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps State 2018 Competition

SerVermont's AmeriCorps State 2018 competition, held in coordination with the Corporation for National and Community Service's AmeriCorps State and National compeition, is currently under way. This competition is held annually, and the current competition funds programs operating in the AmeriCorps 2018-2019 Program Year, which runs September of 2018 through August of 2019.

SerVermont's competition is for single state AmeriCorps programs that propose operating only in Vermont. Applicants that propose operating in multiple states apply directly to CNCS through the national competition. Single state applicants must respond to SerVermont's Request for Proposals and all applicable deadlines in order to be considered for funding.

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2018 (Funds 2018-19)

Information about the Corporation for National and Community Service's AmeriCorps competition can be found on their website through this link: CNCS AmeriCorps Competition FY 2018

Deadlines for the 2018 AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals include a Letter of Intent due on October 13, 2017 and an Application due on November 17, 2017 .  A full timeline for the competition is available in the Request for Proposals.

All applicants to the AmeriCorps State competition are required to submit a completed Risk Assessment with their Letter of Intent. The Risk Assessment is available below:
SerVermont AmeriCorps Risk Assessment 2018  

All successful applicants to the AmeriCorps State competition are required to comply with the standard provisions for contracts and grants which are found in State of Vermont's Attachment C. A copy of Attachment C is available below.
State of Vermont Attachment C- Standard State Provisions for Contracts and Grants (7/1/2016 Revised)

SerVermont is offering training and technical assistance to interested applicants during this competition. Please see the Request for Proposals for a complete listing of the training and technical assistance that is available.

Past AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunities

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2017 (Funds 2017-2018)
SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2016 (Funds 2016-2017)

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2015 (Funds 2015-2016)

 

AmeriCorps State Planning Grant Opportunities

SerVermont does not have any current AmeriCorps State Planning Grant funding opportunities at this time.

When funding is available, SerVermont may also provide funding for AmeriCorps Planning Grants, which are designed to provide funding for organizations to prepare to host an AmeriCorps State Program. 

Past AmeriCorps State Planning Grant Funding Opportunities 

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Planning Grant Request for Proposals 2016 (Funds 2016-2017)