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AmeriCorps Training and Technical Assistance for Potential Grantees

Nevada Volunteers provides extensive support and training to grantees and potential grantees.  If you are thinking about applying for an AmeriCorps grant, the follow resources will support you in developing your application.

GY2019-2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity Series

Register for all four sessions here

All webinars will be recorded and recordings will be uploaded to this page.

NOFO Webinar 1 – Understanding the AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity and Determining Organizational Fit – Friday, February 15, 2018 @ 11 am

This session will provide interested applicants an overview of the elements, timeline, and requirements of the Nevada Volunteers Notice of Funding Opportunity. Additionally, we will talk on this webinar about some AmeriCorps programming fundamentals that need to be understood; questions that need to be considered; and assessment requirements to help determine if organizations have the capacity to apply for, implement, and manage an AmeriCorps program.

NOFO Webinar 2 – Understanding the important Program Design Elements that are a part of the AmeriCorps Application – Friday, February 22 @ 11 am


This session will help applicants understand and develop the key elements that make up the program design section of the application which include the first section of the narrative and the logic model which contribute to up to 50 of the 100 points allocated in the grant review process.

NOFO Webinar 3 – Understanding the Full Narrative and Performance Measure Elements – Friday, March 8 @ 11 am

This session will walk applicants through the 2 main sections of the application, the Narrative and the Performance Measurements. Participants will understand the key elements of both sections (narrative and performance measurements), know what is expected in each, and understand where the 2 are entered.

NOFO Webinar 4 – Understanding and Creating Your AmeriCorps Budget – Friday, March 29 @ 11 am

This session will help applicants understand the various grant budget types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for the 2019-2020 NOFO.

Recorded Webinars from 2018

Understanding AmeriCorps and Determining Organization Fit This session will help interested applicants understand the fundamentals of AmeriCorps programming and questions that need to be considered to determine if they have the capacity to implement and manage an AmeriCorps program.

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Program Design and Logic Models
This session will help applicants understand the key areas of AmeriCorps program design. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of logic models, an essential component of operational grants and a component that must be developed during the course of a planning grant.

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Narrative and Performance Measure Requirements
This session will walk interested applicants through the required components of the 2018-19 Narrative; what makes a strong 2018-19 narrative; the requirements around national performance measurements; and key documents that will help inform final decisions on performance measurement selection.

Additional Documents

 

Budget and NOFO Requirements
This session will provide insight into the various grant types, budget components and payment methods for AmeriCorps funding. Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the budget related requirements for 2018-19 NOFO.

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Handouts

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