Funding Opportunities

2018-19 AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity

Serve Indiana is seeking high-quality applicant organizations for 2018-19 AmeriCorps State funding. AmeriCorps State provides opportunities for individuals to make an intensive commitment to service with the goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs in the community." This is a national program administered by the Corporation of National and Community Service (CNCS). The Corporation of National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and community organizations, and other groups committed to strengthening their communities through service and volunteering.

In Indiana, the AmeriCorps*State grant is administered by Serve Indiana. Serve Indiana manages the grant application process for AmeriCorps*State, including issuing requests for proposals, conducting application reviews and awarding grants. It also provides training and technical assistance to support sub-grantees and, in turn, monitors programs, host-sites and members to ensure compliance to federal and state grant requirements. The performance of each program is tracked and measured to established targets and outcomes.

NOFO and application materials:

Notice of Funding Opportunity
Supplemental Guidance

Important Dates

Documents: There are several documents required in this submission, and the type of documents depend on the type of application. All applicants should use the templates provided on the Serve Indiana website that correspond with their application type (new/recompete/continuation). Below is a table of the type of application and the required documents that must be submitted by the above due date.

Budget Template Cost Reimbursement Budget Worksheet Fixed Amount Budget Worksheet
Continuation Application Continuation Performance Measure Template  
New and Recompete Application New and Recompete Logic Model Template New and Recompete Performance Measure Template
  • Notice of intent to apply: Oct. 15, 2017
  • Application due date: Oct. 30, 2017

Training and Technical Assistance: Serve Indiana encourages all applicants to attend at least one training and technical assistance event for this funding. All training and technical assistance dates can be viewed here: FY18 Grant Application Timeline

National Direct Consultation Form

If you are an AmeriCorps National program hosting member or program within the state of Indiana for the 2018-19 program year, please complete our National Direct Consultation form. We encourage programs to use the below link to complete the form online. If you need a PDF version of the form, click here. For information about the National Direct Consultation Form, please contact

Application Instructions

PY 2017-18 AmeriCorps Application Instructions can be used as a guide for the current 2018-19 AmeriCorps application process. Additional instructions for the 2018-19 PY will be released in October 2017.


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