Monday, March 6, 2017

2017 AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

2017 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 2017.
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 29 - Provo, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM @ Provo City Library Rm 302, 550 North University Ave.

April 3 - Salt Lake City, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM PM @ Utah State Library Rm 219, 250 North 1950 West

April 5 - Ogden, UT
1:00 - 4:00 PM @ Pleasant Valley Branch Boardroom, Weber County Library, 5568 South 500 East

April 7 - Webinar
RSVP for Webinar Information

To reserve a space at any these meetings, please contact Corynn Benoit at

For more information on AmeriCorps, visit
For more information on UServeUtah, visit

For more information on 2017 AmeriCorps funding,

2017/2018 Funding Cycle Timeline
February 28, 2017
RFP notification info to stakeholders 
March 29 - April 7, 2017
RFP outreach workshops - statewide
April 19, 2017
Submit notice of intent to apply by email to Corynn Benoit at
May 19, 2017 5:00 pm (MST)
Submit formula concept paper by email to Corynn Benoit at
May 20 - June 9, 2017
Formula review for submitted applications
June 13, 2017 Final decision letters to applicants
June 22, 2017 Successful applicant's complete full online application
Late Summer/Early Fall 2017 Selected programs begin operations

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