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AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program

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Feb 3, 2022

The AmeriCorps American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program will provide funding for new AmeriCorps Seniors projects that engage adults age 55 and over to support communities as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Priority will be given to:

  • Efforts to help local communities recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic. AmeriCorps Seniors is specifically interested in applications that establish or support education, vaccination, and vaccination education efforts; particularly in hard-to-reach communities.
  • Applications that actively engage in removing structural racial inequities, advance racial equality, and increase opportunity to achieve sustainable change in communities

AmeriCorps Seniors intends to build a diversified portfolio, including a meaningful representation of:

  • Geographic diversity
  • Rural communities
  • Small and medium programs
  • Innovative community strategies
  • Focus areas

Eligible applicants include:

  • Tribes
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Local governments
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • State governments
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Estimated award range: $100,000 - $500,000
Project period: 2 years
Estimated total program funding: $10,000,000

Applicants are required to match funds equal to 10% of their requested program budget with cash or in-kind funds.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Public health · Vaccination

Organizations (1)

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