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AmeriCorps*State Notices of Funding & Application Instructions

AmeriCorps*State Funding Opportunities
  • 2016-2017 Request for Proposals for Planning, Fixed, and Operational Grants (Released September 11,   2015) for New, Re-Compete and continuation applicants. 
  • 2016-2017 Application Instructions  (Released September 11, 2015): Deadline October 29, 2015
  • Technical Assistance Information:

  • Introduction to AmeriCorps webinar, September 24, 2015, 10 am ET

  • Application Process webinar, September 29, 2015, 1 pm ET

  • Any questions, technical assistance, or to sign up for the webinar need to be directed to

    National Direct Consultation
    Please complete this document and email to by December 31, 2015. This process is for organizations applying for 2016-2017 AmeriCorps funding directly to the CNCS to place members in multiple states (including Indiana). Serve Indiana will provide written feedback to the applicant organization within two weeks.
    Preparing for the Process
    The application process moves quickly once the NOFO and RFP are released, it is important to prepare prior to the start of the application process. Please start preparing for the next application period by signing up for our e-newsletter, reviewing the materials above, taking the readiness assessment located on our Resources for Organizations page under the "Is Your Organization Ready for AmeriCorps?" section, and starting drafts of your application based on the old materials.  When the final instructions are released your program can make updates and changes to the draft to make sure if follows the application instructions for that program year.   

    AmeriCorps*State Regulations & Tools for Applicants


  • Prohibited Activities
  • Inclusion
  • Domestic Service Act
  • The National and Community Service Act of 1990
  • 45 CFR Chapter XXV
  • OMB CIRCULARS: A-21 (Educational Institutions), A-87 (State, Local, and Tribal Governments), A-122 (Nonprofit Organizations)

    Helpful Tools

  • *More regulations and resources are located on the “Resources for Grantees” page if you are interested in understanding all the regulations involved in managing an AmeriCorps program.

  • AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or, in most instances, religion.