Notice of Intent to Apply:
An optional Notice of Intent (NOI) is due:
Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:00 P.M.
Does your organization have an evidence-based program that can benefit from leveraging additional human capital to scale and increase its impact?
Does your community have a pressing unmet need that can be addressed by engaging trained, dedicated citizens to deliver the needed services?
If you answered yes, then an AmeriCorps Planning Grant may just be the right resource for your organization.
What is a Planning Grant? An AmeriCorps Planning Grant provides funding to cover costs associated with the preparation for an operating grant. Planning Grants provide successful applicants with resources needed to develop program components and infrastucture required to support an operating AmeriCorps program.
Eligible Applicants: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and state and local government agencies are eligible to apply.
Grant Award Amount: The maximum grant amount that can be requested through this funding initiative is $75,000.
Project Period: The project period for this grant is approximately 12 months (August 15, 2016 to August 14, 2017). The project start date may not occur prior to a grantee’s contract execution date with CaliforniaVolunteers.