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AmeriCorps Funding Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in hosting an AmeriCorps program. Our Fall Competitive funding opportunity is currently open. Additional funding opportunities will open January 2019.

The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for 2019-2020 Competitive Grants is now available!


View 2019-2020 Competitive NOFO


Important Dates:

November 15, 2018: Draft Applications Due in eGrants (2pm)

January 17, 2018: Final Applications Due in eGrants (2pm)


New Applicants:
All new applicants who plan to place AmeriCorps members solely in Nevada, must contact Hawley Harrigan, Director of AmeriCorps, or (775) 825-1900, directly before beginning an application.


Application Materials & Useful Information:

2019-2020 Competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity

Application Instructions

Performance Measure Instructions

Mandatory Supplemental Guidance

Budget Worksheet for Cost Reimbursement Operational Grants

Organizational Readiness Assessment (new applicants only)


Training/Technical Assistance
Training and Technical Assistance is available on our website at:

NOFO FAQs 2019-2020

Not sure if AmeriCorps is right for your Organization?

Nevada Volunteers has resources to help you learn more about AmeriCorps Programs and decide if an AmeriCorps State grant is right for your organization. We recommend reviewing the following items and then reaching out to Hawley Harrigan, Director of AmeriCorps,, 775-825-1900, to discuss how AmeriCorps can help your organization reach its mission.

For a full list of available online training and technical assistance click here

Last Year’s Funding Opportunities

2018-2019 Operational and Planning Grants: Spring Formula

2018-2019 NOFO Competetive: Targeted NOFO

AmeriCorps VISTA Request for Concept Papers

AmeriCorps VISTA Request for Concept Papers

Contact Matt Johnson, Nevada State Program Director at for more information

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