AmeriCorps State Application Process
The Virginia Department of Social Services, Office on Volunteerism and Community Services (which serves as the Virginia Service Commission for the Commonwealth of Virginia), accepts responses to Request for Proposals for AmeriCorps State Formula and Competitive programs. In 2019 the Virginia Service Commission will only be accepting proposals from Continuation Programs and not be accepting new program proposals until 2020. Stay up-to-date on the latest information by signing up for email alerts. Sign up
Have more questions about AmeriCorps? Email us at AmeriCorpsInfo@dss.virginia.gov or call Joy Wade at 804-726-7527.
Want to Learn More?
- AmeriCorps: The Basics
- Getting Started with AmeriCorps
- Virginia AmeriCorps Informational Conference Call Schedule
The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services (OVCS) offers regularly-scheduled informational conference calls for the general public to learn more about AmeriCorps and the RFP process in Virginia. Dial in Telephone Number: 1-866-842-5779; Conference Code: 8047267911. Stay tuned for the dates of the next calls.
Corporation for National and Community Service Website - For detailed information on the AmeriCorps grants process, please visit the CNCS website at https://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2019/americorps-state-and-national-grants-fy-2019. There you'll find a wealth of information including AmeriCorps basics and terminology, and essentials related to logic models and performance measures.
More Helpful Information
- AmeriCorps Prohibited Activities
- AmeriCorps Prohibitied Activities More
- Performance Measure Information
- Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity
- 2018 AmeriCorps Application Instructions
- 2018 AmeriCorps State and National Mandatory Supplemental Guidance
- AmeriCorps Comparison Chart (NCCC/VISTA/AmeriCorps State)
Recent Funding Opportunities
2019-20 AmeriCorps State Formula Grants
The grant application process for 2018-19 Virginia AmeriCorps State Formula Funding has ended. To be considered for Formula funding, a Legal Applicant Organization must have met all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Eligibility Information section of the RFP.
- 2018 AmeriCorps State Formula RFA
- Certification Regarding Lobbying
- W-9 Taxpayer Identification Numbers
- Budget Worksheet
2018-19 AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants
The grant application process for 2018-19 Virginia AmeriCorps State Competitive Funding has ended. To be considered for Competitive funding, a Legal Applicant Organization must have met all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Eligibility Information section of the RFP below. An applicant that is being considered for Competitive funding will also be considered for Formula funding if they are unsuccessful in the National competition for Competitive funding.