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Serve Indiana

Serve Indiana > For Organizations > Funding/Grants Available Funding/Grants Available

AmeriCorps*State Funding Opportunities

AmeriCorps*State Notices of Funding & Application Instructions

Important Dates

Notification of Intent to Apply:

Submission of a Notification of Intent to Apply is required to be eligible for this competition and is due Friday, October 7, 2016 to by 4:30 PM ET

Application Submission: Applications are due no later than Friday, October 21, 2016 at 4:30 PM ET in eGrants.


Opportunities for Technical Assistance

Introduction to AmeriCorps:
Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. ET
For questions including appropriate AmeriCorps member service activities, staffing for the program, grantee responsibilities, or any other question related to program design or program management.

Conference Line:

Dial - 712-432-0383

Access- 417071#

Webinar link:

Application Process:
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  ET
For questions about the AmeriCorps grant application selection criteria, grant review process, or any other questions that need to be addressed in order to complete your application.

Conference Line:

Dial - 712-432-0383

Access- 417071#

Webinar link:

National Direct Consultation
Please complete this document and email to by December 31, 2016. This process is for organizations applying for 2017-2018 AmeriCorps funding directly to the CNCS to place members in multiple states (including Indiana). Serve Indiana will provide written feedback to the applicant organization within two weeks.
Preparing for the Process
The application process moves quickly once the NOFO and RFP are released, it is important to prepare prior to the start of the application process. Please start preparing for the next application period by signing up for our e-newsletter, reviewing the materials above, taking the readiness assessment located on our Resources for Organizations page under the "Is Your Organization Ready for AmeriCorps?" section, and starting drafts of your application based on the old materials.  When the final instructions are released your program can make updates and changes to the draft to make sure if follows the application instructions for that program year.

AmeriCorps*State Regulations & Tools for Applicants


AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or, in most instances, religion.