For Immediate Release

Contact: Amber Martin-Jahn, Executive Director

(775) 825-1900 |




Seeking Nevada Organizations committed to using national service to address critical community needs in education, public safety, health and environment

RENO | LAS VEGAS, August 25, 2015 —Nevada Volunteers is pleased to release this Notice of Funding which requests applications from Nevada organizations and agencies interested in receiving AmeriCorps funding to recruit, place, and supervise AmeriCorps members. AmeriCorps programs support local community efforts by addressing education, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, disaster services and veteran and military families through AmeriCorps member assignments which provide direct service and capacity-building activities, while also mobilizing volunteers. Applicants will design service activities for a team of members who have each committed to one year of service. Sample activities include tutoring and mentoring youth, disaster response, job training/placement, assisting the elderly with resource navigation, and restoring environmental habitat.


Organizations interested in applying for this funding should review the full Notice of Funding Opportunity and are strongly encouraged to attend the following pre-application outreach sessions:


  • Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:00am National Service in Nevada: Determining how your organization can fit? Webinar-Register here
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015-Reno in-person NOFO and Program Model Development Training
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015-Las Vegas in-person NOFO and Program Model Development Training
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015-Elko in-person NOFO and Program Model Development Training

Select deadlines for applicants include the following:

  • Thursday, November 5, 2015 Pre-Applications Due (required for all applicants)
  • Thursday, January 7, 2016 Competitive Applications Due
  • Monday, February 1, 2016 Formula Applications Due


To learn more about the detailed timeline, instructions, and application, visit here


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