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Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps State Planning Grants

SerVermont is not offering new AmeriCorps State Planning Grants at this time. When funding is available for planning grants, information will be posted on this page. Information about what the planning grant process looks like is includes in the 2021 Request for Proposal below. 

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 closed. The next round of funding opens in August of 2021. More information on submitting a full application can be found in the Request for Proposals. This competition is held annually. The next competition funds programs operating in the AmeriCorps 2022-2023 Program Year, which runs July of 2022 through August of 2023. CNCS will announce funding decisions for this competition in May 2022.

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:

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.

2021 SerVermont VISTA Host Site Request for Proposals