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 -398878-AmeriCorps State 2021-2022 PRE-APPLICATIONS
  2021-2022 AmeriCorps State
  Application Deadline: 04/20/2021 11:59 PM
 
 
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 09/01/2021
Project End Date: 08/31/2022
Award Announcement Date:
Eligible Applicant:
Program Officer: Jamie Orozco Nagel
Phone: 515-348-6233 x
Email: jamie.nagel@iowaeda.com
Categorical Area: Community Development, Disaster Assistance, Disaster Preparedness, Education , Health, Prevention/Treatment, Housing, Human Services, Parks & Recreation, Rural Issues, Youth
 
 
Description
 
 

**THIS FUNDING OPPORTUNITY IS FOR SPECIAL COMPETITION PRE-APPLICATIONS ONLY**

This funding opportunity should be used ONLY by participants in the special competition who need to submit a pre-application.  If you need to submit a final application (because you are a regular competition applicant or because you have an approved special competition pre-application) then you must do so under our other AmeriCorps State 2021-2022 funding opportunity (ID#363541).

 

Iowa AmeriCorps State 2021-2022

Announcement: Volunteer Iowa is pleased to announce the availability of federal funding in the form of AmeriCorps State program grants.  AmeriCorps is a National Service program that helps meet community needs through the efforts of AmeriCorps members. The AmeriCorps State program offers different types of funding to meet the needs of various host agencies and communities.

Program and service opportunity efforts will address the following priorities, drawn from Iowa's State Service Plan.  A SPECIAL funding opportunity announced in March 2021 seeks programs that address the following priorities:

  • Program grants engaging in efforts to help local communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Applicants may propose programming in any CNCS focus area to aid communities as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Program grants engaging in efforts to help local communities recover from the August 2020 derecho.  Applicants may propose programming in any CNCS focus area to aid communities as they recover.
  • Program grants that actively engage in removing structural racial inequities, advancing racial equality, and increasing opportunity in order to achieve sustainable change in communities.
  • Planning grants to plan for a program that engages AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed service activities. 

Application Materials
Applicants for this funding will need to reference the complete application materials to posted on the regular funding opportunity, including the Volunteer Iowa Pre-Application Instructions, the Volunteer Iowa Request for Applications (RFA) and appendices, the Volunteer Iowa Final Application Instructions, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Mandatory Supplemental Guidance (“Guidance”), and the CNCS Performance Measure Instructions.  This pre-application posting includes only the special competition pre-application forms.

Key Dates & Deadlines
Deadlines for submission of the required Pre-Application and Final Application are listed below. Please note that several other listed dates (marked with *) are anticipated dates only and may be updated here throughout the grant application and review period.  Interested applicants should sign up for the mailing list to be informed of changes to this timeline.

For SPECIAL Competition:

  • unding Opportunity Announcement & Pre-Application Instructions Published: 3/8/2021
  • REQUIRED Pre-Application Deadlines: 4/20/2021
  • Final (including Continuation) Application Deadlines: TBD
    • 21AC233808- eGrants NOFA for cost reimbursement formula applicants
    • 21ES233807- eGrants NOFA for fixed-amount formula applicants
  • Volunteer Iowa Grant Review Committee Meeting: 5/11/2021 (appearance by Formula applicants and Competitive applicants not yet notified of their funding status)
  • Funding Announcement: 5/2021* (for Competitive programs and Formula programs)
  • Program Start Date: 6/1/2021, 7/1/2021, 8/1/2021, 9/1/2021, or 1/1/2022 (depending on grant type)

Disclosure: Publication of this Funding Opportunity Announcement does not obligate Volunteer Iowa or the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to award any specific number of grants or to obligate any particular amount of funding. The actual level and timing of grant funding will be subject to the availability of annual federal appropriations.

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Volunteer Iowa Technical Assistance Sessions:


CNCS/AmeriCorps Technical Assistance Sessions: visit the CNCS Notice of Funding Opportunity page for a full list of CNCS TA webinars

 
 
 
 Attachments
 
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Description File Name File Size
VOLUNTEER IOWA REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA)-AMENDED A.02_2021 Volunteer Iowa RFA_AMENDED 03.08.2021.pdf 479 KB
APPENDIX 1.VOLUNTEER IOWA WAIVER WORKSHEETS B.01.1_Waiver_Worksheets_2021.docx 40 KB
VOLUNTEER IOWA SPECIAL COMPETITION PRE-APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS G.01.5_2021 SPECIAL Pre-Application Instructions_2021.03.08.pdf 254 KB
VOLUNTEER IOWA SPECIAL COMPETITION PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHEET FOR NEW APPLICANTS H.01.6_2021 SPECIAL Pre-Application Worksheet_NEW.docx 123 KB
VOLUNTEER IOWA SPECIAL COMPETITION PRE-APPLICATION WORKSHEET FOR PLANNING GRANTS I.01.7_2021 SPECIAL Pre-Application Worksheet_PLANNING.docx 116 KB
CNCS Logic Model Template P.4_CNCS Logic model template - 2021.docx 44 KB
 
 
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