CNCS Funding Opportunities & Resources

The Corporation of National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and community organizations, and other groups committed to strengthening communities through service and volunteering.

AmeriCorps VISTA: Current Requests for Concept Papers

AmeriCorps VISTA Request for Concept Papers and Timelines

Date Posted: Aug 10, 2020  

AmeriCorps seeks Concept Papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA program from outcome-driven organizations that share the AmeriCorps VISTA mission of providing long term solutions to poverty. You may contact AmeriCorps VISTA with any questions.

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AmeriCorps NCCC Project Application

If you are interested in applying to sponsor an NCCC team, please review the instructions below and complete a Project Concept Form. To learn more about sponsoring an NCCC team, including contact information for NCCC regional campuses, visit our Sponsor an AmeriCorps NCCC Team page. 

 

AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional 

If you are interested in applying to sponsor an NCCC team, please complete a Project Concept Form. Follow the guidance provided in the Project Concept Form and Applications Instructions document to fill out and complete the Project Concept Form and submit it to your Regional Office with a digital signature.  

AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional – Disaster Response

If you are interested in applying to sponsor an AmeriCorps NCCC team in order to participate in a response to a recent disaster, please complete the Project Application for Disaster Response. No Project Concept Form is required. Follow the guidance provided in the Project Application for Disaster Response Instructions document to fill out and complete the Project Application for Disaster Response. Submit this completed application to your Regional Office, with a digital signature, for consideration.  

The Project Application for Disaster Response is a rolling application. Please contact a NCCC Regional Campus for more information.  

AmeriCorps FEMA Corps

If you are a representative of an office within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) interested in hosting an AmeriCorps FEMA Corps team to support capacity building efforts, please contact the FEMA Corps Section directly to submit a service project application. If you are interested in hosting and AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional team to support direct service efforts, follow the instructions above.  

Requesting Project Changes

If you already have an AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional team serving with your organization, you should complete the following Amendments to request changes to the project. See the instructions for the Application Amendment for more guidance on when completing and submitting is required. The desired changes to the project must be requested by the sponsoring organization and approved by AmeriCorps NCCC staff prior to them being implemented. These documents apply to both NCCC Traditional and Traditional Disaster Response projects.

 
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