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 following resources will support you in developing your application.
GY2021-2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity Series
NOFO Webinar 1 – Understanding the AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity and Determining Organizational Fit – Recording
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 – Recording
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 – Recording
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 – Recording
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.
NOFO Webinar 5 – Best Practices in Demonstrating Evidence
This webinar provides guidance on how to identify a program’s level of evidence, and how to support it with relevant data, studies, and/or evaluation reports.
Webinar Recording: https://youtu.be/o4Pib6dQFHQ
Webinar Resources: PowerPoint Presentation
NOFO Webinar 6 – Best Practices in Writing an Evaluation Plan
This webinar provides attendees with an overview of how to develop an evaluation plan that meets CNCS’s evaluation requirements.
Webinar Recording: https://youtu.be/jnsX9unZi50
Webinar Resources: Best Practices in Writing an Evaluation Plan Handout, PowerPoint
- CNCS Fact Sheet AmeriCorps
- Webinar #1 PowerPoint: Understanding AmeriCorps and Determining Organizational Fit
- Webinar #2 PowerPoint: Understanding the Important Design Elements that are a part of the AmeriCorps Application
- Webinar #3 PowerPoint: Understanding the Full Narrative and Performance Measure Elements and Requirements
- Webinar #4 PowerPoint: Understanding and Creating your AmeriCorps Budget