2016-2017 AmeriCorps *State Request for Proposals - Formula Pool
On August 17, 2015, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released its Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2016-2017 Program Year. The 2016 competition will target AmeriCorps grantmaking on the six national focus areas identified in the Serve America Act and the agency's five-year Strategic Plan: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families. In order to maximize the impact of the public investment in national service, CNCS will fund programs that can demonstrate community impact and solve community problems using an evidence-based or evidence-informed approach.
Through the 2016 competition, CNCS seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in disaster services, economic opportunity, education, the environment, veterans and military families, and the Governor and Mayor Initiative. CNCS will continue to focus on national service programs that improve academic outcomes for children, youth, and young adults. In addition, CNCS seeks to increase its investment in programs that engage a significant number of participants age 55 or older as AmeriCorps members.
All interested applicants must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply form by Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 by 5:00pm MST. This form can be found with the Application Materials below and on page 47 of the RFP. Proposals from eligible applicants are due Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 by 4:00pm MST. See RFP 16-631-7003-00063 for details.