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AmeriCorps State and National Grants - Targeted Priority

Grantor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Posted: January 23, 2018
Due: May 2, 2018

The mission of CNCS is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. Through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and the Volunteer Generation Fund, CNCS has helped to engage millions of citizens in meeting community and national challenges through service and volunteer action.

With this competition, CNCS seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in: 
  • Healthy Futures: Reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse
  • Child Wellness: In one or more of the following areas:
    • Reducing and/or preventing child abuse
    • Improving outcomes for child victims of abuse
    • Improving outcomes for foster youth, including youth aging out of foster care
  • Infrastructure: Working to improve or support improvement of one or more of the following infrastructure categories:
    • Aviation
    • Bridges
    • Dams
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Inland Waterways
    • Levees
    • Ports
    • Public Parks
    • Rail
    • Roads
    • Schools
    • Solid Waste
    • Transit
    • Wastewater
The following Non-Federal entities (as defined in 2 CFR §200.69) who have DUNS numbers and are registered in System for Award Management (SAM) are eligible to apply:
  • Indian Tribes (2 CFR §200.54)
  • Institutions of higher education (2 CFR §200.54)
  • Local governments (2 CFR §200.64)
  • Nonprofit organizations (2 CFR §200.70) 
  • States (2 CFR §200.90) 
Please contact AmeriCorpsGrants@cns.gov for any other questions.

The Grants Update is sent each day at 3:00 PM when new grants have been added in the previous 24 hours.
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Before your city applies for federal grants:

  • Appoint a contact person
  • Register with Grants.gov using the following steps (please note: this may take between 3 business days and 3 weeks):
Additional information can be found here or by contacting Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726.