2018 AmeriCorps State Request for Applications

Published: September 20, 2017

Notice of Intent to Apply Due Date: October 23, 2017

Application Due Date: November 6, 2017

CFDA Number: 94.006

Contact Information: Funding@cv.ca.gov

Grant Description

CaliforniaVolunteers (CV) is seeking to fund new and recompeting programs that engage individuals as AmeriCorps members to address unmet community needs through service and volunteer action.

Through the 2018 AmeriCorps State Request for Applications (RFA), CV will award AmeriCorps implementation grants on a competitive basis to eligible organizations that engage members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. Grants will be awarded beginning mid-August in 2018 to support service activities during the 2018-19 program year. Successful applicants are expected to start member service activities by mid-October of 2018 and will have 12 months to support AmeriCorps members in completing a term of service.


Nonprofit organizations and state & local government agencies are eligible to apply. See RFA for more details.

Application Deadline

The required Notice of Intent to Apply was due to CV by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017. Applicants that did not submit a required Notice of Intent to Apply by the deadline will not be considered.

The Complete Application is due to CV by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017. Please send the hardcopy application to the following address:

2018 AmeriCorps
1400 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


Information Sessions

CaliforniaVolunteers will host various information sessions to support applicants through this process. This section will be updated as sessions are announced.