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AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Assistance Listing: 94.006

The 2023 funding opportunity is a continuation for current awardees only.

AmeriCorps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jan 4, 2024

Public Health AmeriCorps awards grants to support the recruitment, training, and development of public health leaders able to provide service in response to the public health needs of rural and urban communities. Funding is used to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed public health interventions to strengthen the communities they serve. Members will serve primarily in state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments or in service to public health departments.

Public Health AmeriCorps goals include:

  • Help meet public health needs of local communities by providing capacity and support in state and local public health settings and advancing more equitable health outcomes for currently or historically underserved communities
  • Provide pathways to good, quality public health-related careers by providing exposure through onsite experience, training, and more, with a focus on recruiting members who reflect the communities they serve

Entities eligible to apply include:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Public health departments
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Local governments
  • Tribes
  • State service commissions
  • States and territories

AmeriCorps encourages organizations that have never received AmeriCorps funding to apply.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Grants will be awarded on a cost reimbursement basis. The maximum cost per member service year is $27,000, with a project period of 2 years.

Application process

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

Single-state applicant deadlines to State and Territory Commissions may be significantly before the federal deadlines, so prospective state applicants should contact the commission in the state or territory where they intend to apply as early as possible. A list of State Commission contacts and deadlines is available on the program website.

Applicants in South Dakota, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands should apply directly to AmeriCorps. Potential applicants should contact for additional guidance.

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American Indian or Alaska Native · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Illicit drug use · Immigrants · LGBTQI+ · Mental health · People with disabilities · Poverty · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Substance use and misuse · Veterans

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