Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps State Planning Grants 2021

SerVermont is seeking to award AmeriCorps State Planning Grants to organizations interested in developing an AmeriCorps program to address community needs in 2021. Letters of Intent are due to SerVermont by October 9, 2020 at 5 PM EST. Full applications are due to SerVermont on November 6, 2020 at 5 PM EST. This RFP funds organizations that are interested in developing an AmeriCorps program through a Planning Grant that can fund staff or consultant time and other expenses related to planning to host an AmeriCorps program. SerVermont will announce funding decisions on this RFP in December 2020. 

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Planning Grant Request for Proposals (funds 2021)

AmeriCorps State 2021 Competition

SerVermont's AmeriCorps State 2021 competition held in coordination with the Corporation for National and Community Service's (CNCS) AmeriCorps State and National compeition is open. Letters of Intent are due to SerVermont by October 9, 2020 at 12 Noon EST. Full applications are due to SerVermont on November 6, 2020 at 12 Noon EST through the eGrants system.  More information on submitting a full application can be found in the Request for Proposals. This competition is held annually. The current competition funds programs operating in the AmeriCorps 2021-2022 Program Year, which runs July of 2021 through August of 2022. CNCS will announce funding decisions for this compeition in May 2021.

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.

Multi-state applicants apply directly to CNCS, but must consult with SerVermont on an annual basis as part of the process. SerVermont requires multi-state applicants proposing to operate in Vermont to consult us using an online fillable form. Many states can be consulted at once using this form. The form can be found here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M55DXWL

The AmeriCorps State Competition in Vermont is governed by the documents below, as well as the CNCS materials related to this competition. CNCS materials can be found on the CNCS website linked to below.

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2021 (Funds 2021-22)

SerVermont AmeriCorps Risk Assessment

State of Vermont Attachment C: Standard State Provisions for Contracts and Grants 12/15/17

CNCS AmeriCorps State Notice of Funding Opportunity 2021 Website

Past AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunities

SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2020 (Funds 2020-21)
SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2019 (Funds 2019-20)
SerVermont AmeriCorps State Request for Proposals 2018 (Funds 2018-19)
 

AmeriCorps VISTA Funding Opportunities

The application window for organizations interested in hosting AmeriCorps VISTA members during the 2020-21 VISTA program year is closed. Letters of Intent were due to SerVermont on February 7, 2020, with complete applications due March 3, 2020. Below you will find the Request for Proposals, the application form, and application instructions for the competition.

2020 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Request for Proposals

2020 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Application Instructions

2020 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Application