ServeMinnesota Announces Request for Proposals for AmeriCorps*State Grants – Targeted Priority

Monday, February 6, 2017

Through this RFP, organizations can apply to receive an AmeriCorps Operational Grant for programs addressing police/community relations and/or the opioid crisis.

AmeriCorps Operational Grants – Targeted Priority

These AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations engaged in evidence-based interventions that utilize AmeriCorps members to strengthen communities by addressing police/community relations and/or the opioid crisis. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who is enrolled in an approved national service position and engages in community service. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service members receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust.

Applicants wishing to apply should follow the submission procedures outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and Application Instructions which can be found on ServeMinnesota’s website at www.serveminnesota.org/special-funding

Application Deadline:

A concept paper is due by 5:00 pm on March 20, 2017.  A full application is due on April 17, 2017 for applicants invited to submit based on a review of the concept paper.  Funding decisions for Operational Grants will be announced July 11, 2017.

For information about AmeriCorps and national service, visit ServeMinnesota (www.serveminnesota.org) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (www.nationalservice.gov).