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Request for Proposal Announcement for 2019-2020 AmeriCorps State Grants

Through this RFP, organizations can apply to receive an AmeriCorps Operational Grant.

AmeriCorps Operational Grants

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations engaged in evidence-based interventions that utilize AmeriCorps members to strengthen communities. 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:

Application Deadline:  A concept paper, along with a completed logic model, or letter of intent for recompeting programs is due by 5:00 pm on October 5, 2018.  A full application is due on November 9, 2018,  for applicants invited to submit based on a review of the concept paper and logic model.  Funding decisions for Operational Grants will be announced April 1, 2019.

For information about AmeriCorps and national service, visit ServeMinnesota ( and the Corporation for National and Community Service (