AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

Could AmeriCorps members help your organization have even greater impact? AmeriCorps State, managed through the Virginia Service Commission and the Governor-appointed Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism, will award grants to public and nonprofit organizations to sponsor service programs throughout Virginia, including faith-based and community organizations, higher education institutions, and public agencies. These organizations assist in recruiting, training and placing AmeriCorps members to meet critical community needs in education, economic opportunity, veteran and military family services, health, the environment, and disaster services across Virginia.
The next funding opportunity has been released by the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) in eVA for AmeriCorps competitive funding (CVS-21-030-1). You may access the link here: 2021-2022 Virginia AmeriCorps Competitive RFA. Submissions are due in eGrants with additional documentation to VDSS by 11:59 PM, November 16, 2020.
New and recompete applicants who intend to submit an application are required to attend the mandatory pre-application conference call that will be held on November 4, 2020 10:30am – 12:30am. The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity to ask questions and obtain clarifications on any aspects of the solicitation during the session and to review the requirements contained in this RFA. The conference call link is: meet.google.com/ntg-uqwg-jsz and the number to join is: (US) +1 260-344-4335 PIN: 606 420 753#
All inquiries for information should be directed to: Danilo S. Vasquez, Sr. Contract Officer, danilo.vasquez@dss.virginia.gov; 804-726-7185.
Organizations looking to find out more about AmeriCorps and how it could help your organization are invited to attend a free informational webinar.  Register for one of the following webinars coming up soon:
  • All About AmeriCorps - November 12, 2020, 10-11am
  • All About AmeriCorps - November 19, 2020, 3-4pm
  • A Guide to the AmeriCorps Application - December 3, 3-4:30pm
For more information on the Virginia AmeriCorps grants process, visit http://virginiaservice.virginia.gov/americorps-national-service/americorps-funding-opportunities/.
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