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Day of Service Grants

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 94.012
Sponsor
Corporation for National and Community Service
Deadlines
Mar 25, 2020
Purpose

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) provides grants to engage volunteers to help meet community and national challenges on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and/or Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Activities may include volunteer service around:

  • Disaster prevention and relief
  • Education
  • Employment, labor, and training
  • Environment
  • Food and nutrition
  • Health
  • Housing

For September 11 events, priority consideration will be given to applications that include a central focus on:

  • Engaging and supporting veterans and military families in September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance activities
  • Developing educational materials, educating and engaging youth in service to honor September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
  • Training volunteers who make a commitment for future service
  • Preparing communities for disasters

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service priority consideration will be given to applications that include a central focus on:

  • Providing support and/or facilitating access to services and resources for economically disadvantaged people
  • Training volunteers who make a commitment for future service

CNCS intends to fund projects with a meaningful representation of geographic diversity, rural communities, small and medium programs, and faith-based organizations.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are non-federal entities, including:

  • Tribes
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Local governments
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • States
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

CNCS encourages funding requests in the range of $20,000 to $200,000; however, there is no minimum or maximum award request amount.

Application process

A link to the full announcement is available through grants.gov, and links to additional guidance are available on the program website.

Submit applications online through the CNCS eGrants portal.

Organizations may apply for both September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, but the applications must be submitted separately.

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Health conditions · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Poverty · Veterans



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