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2022 AmeriCorps Formula grants technical assistance session
March 16, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
The NJ Commission on National and Community Service, NJ Department of State, announces funding opportunities for2022 AmeriCorps Formula grants. AmeriCorps is a federally-funded national service program.
Through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), the NJ Commission will identify projects that will deploy a cadre of AmeriCorps participants to solve significant community problems, using evidence-based program models. In return for their service, participants benefit from a living allowance of up to $16,502 (F/T) and an educational award for college attendance or to pay back existing federal loans (about$6,345 for F/T service).
This competition invites applications that address the AmeriCorps and NJ’s State Service Plan within the focus areas of: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and/or Veterans and Military Families. Additional areas of interest within these focus areas are: COVID-19 Pandemic, Racial Inequality, NUTURE NJ initiative, Climate Change, Faith-based organizations, child poverty. Eligible agencies include public or private non-profit organizations, community and faith-based organizations; American Indian Tribal communities: local education agencies, charter schools and institutions of higher education; local, county or state government; labor organizations; and partnerships or consortia consisting of the aforementioned.
Eligible agencies include public or private non-profit organizations, community and faith-based organizations; local education agencies including charter schools; local, county or state government; and, colleges.
Application Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 2022 by 4PM