Friday, February 23, 2018

2018 AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

2018 AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

UServeUtah, the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism, will be accepting applications for the operation of Utah State AmeriCorps programs. AmeriCorps provides support to nonprofits, community organizations, and public agencies committed to addressing critical issues in areas such as education, public safety, health, economic opportunity, the environment, and other human needs. Grantees and sponsoring organizations are responsible for recruiting, selecting, and managing members. New programs selected through this process will begin operation in the fall of 2018.
The application process will be explained in detail in mandatory AmeriCorps Funding Technical Assistance Meetings. Those interested in applying must attend one of the following meetings:
March 19 - Provo, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Provo City Library Rm 309, 550 North University Ave.
March 22 - Salt Lake City, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Utah State Library Rm 219, 250 North 1950 West
March 28 - Ogden, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Pleasant Valley Branch Boardroom, Weber County Library, 5568 S Adams Ave.
 
March 30th - Webinar, if needed
1:00 - 4:00 PM
RSVP for Webinar information

To reserve a space at any of these meetings, please contact 
Corynn Benoit at cbenoit@utah.gov.

For more information on AmeriCorps, visit americorps.gov.
For more information on UServeUtah, visit userve.utah.gov.

For more information on 2018 AmeriCorps funding, visituserve.utah.gov/americorps-funding-timeline.


2018 Funding Cycle Timeline

February 7, 2018 - RFP notification info to stakeholders

March 19 - March 30, 2018 - RFP outreach workshops - statewide

April 13, 2018 - Submit notice of intent to apply by email to Corynn Benoit at 

May 6, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. (MST) - Submit formula concept paper by email to Corynn Benoit at cbenoit@utah.gov

May 11, 2018 - June 13, 2018 - Formula review for submitted applications

June 14, 2018 - Final decision letters to applicants

June 20, 2018 - Successful applicants complete full online application
Late Summer/Early Fall 2018 - Selected programs begin operations

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