Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
08/26/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Cooperative agreements ranging from $15,000 to $20,000 to institutions of higher education to promote national service on campus. Funding is intended for efforts to engage the public, on university campuses and in surrounding communities, to increase the number of applicants applying for AmeriCorps VISTA service opportunities. Eligible applicants include United States two-year and four-year higher education institutions with at least 5,000 undergraduate students.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). AmeriCorps VISTA works to eliminate poverty by recruiting VISTA members who, through their service, develop initiatives that enable people to become self-sufficient and secure.
AmeriCorps VISTA will develop support relationships with higher education institutions to assist in their examination and improvement of efforts to maximize public responsiveness and recognition of AmeriCorps VISTA service opportunities within campus communities and, where appropriate, surrounding cities and communities, to increase the number of applicants applying to AmeriCorps VISTA service opportunities associated with those communities and environments.
The funding mechanism for the AmeriCorps VISTA Campus Recruitment Support is a cooperative agreement. Under a cooperative agreement, CNCS is substantially involved with the recipient organizations as the approved cooperative agreement activities are implemented.
CNCS will assign a program officer, who will confer with the award recipient regularly and frequently to develop and/or review service delivery and project status, including work plans, budgets, periodic reports, evaluations, etc.
GrantWatch ID#: 186610
Award amounts will vary, as determined by the scope of the projects. CNCS expects to make awards in the range of $15,000 to $20,000.
CNCS anticipates making one-year cooperative agreement awards. CNCS generally makes an initial award for the first year of operation, based on a one-year project period. Continuation awards for subsequent years depends upon availability of appropriations and satisfactory performance and is not guaranteed.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: http://egrants.cns.gov/espan/main/login.jsp
Corporation for National and Community Service
ATTN: Office of Grants Policy and Operations/AmeriCorps VISTA Campus Recruitment
Support Application 250 E Street, SW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20525
For questions, contact:
National Service Hotline at (800) 942-2677
The TTY (Text Telephone) number is (800) 833-3722.
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