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Funding by Sponsor: AmeriCorps

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include serving historically underrepresented communities, environmental health, services for veterans, and financial planning and literacy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Grants
Funding to support the recruitment, training, and development of public health leaders able to provide service in response to the public health needs of urban and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
American Connection Corps Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and under-resourced communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 10 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Heartland Forward, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Lead for America
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers Inactive
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program Inactive
Funding for new AmeriCorps Seniors projects that engage adults age 55 and over to support communities as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in California, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week, providing companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Inactive
Funding for the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who are ready to respond to the public health needs of the country by providing service primarily in state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps