Funding Opportunities

2019-20 AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity-Coming Soon!

Serve Indiana will release the 2019-20 NOFO/application instructions the week of September 24th, 2018.  The due date will most likely be November 2nd but all applicants should review the NOFO/application instructions in detail once released for that information. Once the 2019-20 application/NOFO is released to Serve Indiana, that information will be listed on this website. In the meantime, below is the 2018-19 NOFO, application instructions, and templates for all new, re-compete, and continuation applicants. These items can be used as templates as you begin working on your 2019-20 application. 

All new and re-compete applicants are encouraged to set up a time with Elspeth Hilton at Serve Indiana prior to starting the application.  All applicants are encouraged to attend the technical assistance webinars and to review the templates provided below. For additional information, see our Grant Application Review Process and Policy or contact Elspeth Hilton at 317-233-0901 or

AmeriCorps Grant Application Review Process

Fall 2017 New & Recompete NOFO and application materials:



Below is a list of templates available to start an AmeriCorps State application.

Executive Summary Template Cost Reimbursement Budget Worksheet Fixed Amount Budget Worksheet
New and Recompete Application Logic Model Template Performance Measure Template


National Direct Consultation

Any National Direct applying to host members in Indiana should complete Serve Indiana’s National Direct Consultation form survey.  This link can be located here:  Following a submission, the National Direct applicant should expect an email from a Serve Indiana staff member confirming the survey.  For questions or concerns, please contact Naejla Walton at .

Training and Technical Assistance 

Serve Indiana provides additional training and technical assistance around their grant application process.  Applicants are encouraged to contact Elspeth Hilton at 317-233-0901 or to discuss their application prior to submission.  In addition, they are encouraged to attend at least one training event (i.e. webinar, office hours).  For information on dates and times, see the calendar linked below.
Three Part AmeriCorps Application Webinar Series:

Webinar Grant Application Review Process Assistance.  Please RSVP to At the time of the webinar, use the login information below.

  • Monday, September 24th from 1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 4th from 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Webinar Login Information:

In-person Grant Application Review Process Assistance.  Those interested can sign-up for a 1 hour time slot by emailing

  • Tuesday, October 23rd at the Indiana Government Center South, 10 N Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204.
    • ​Available times:
      • 10:00-11:00 a.m.
      • 11:00-12:00 p.m.
      • 1:00-2:00 p.m.
      • 2:00-3:00 p.m.