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Current Request for Grant Applications

AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity for Federal Fiscal Year 2018 - Competitive Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released the 2018 AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for AmeriCorps State and National Competitive grants. Single-state applicants proposing to operate in Washington must apply through Serve Washington, the State Commission.

Serve Washington's Request for Grant Applications - Federal Fiscal Year 2018 Competitive Grants

Applicants are required to complete applications for funding in accordance with Serve Washington's Request for Grant Applications (RFGA), amended September 15, 2017. The following documents are applicable to assist in completing an application:

Application Instructions

Application process timeline



Request for Grant Applications Released

September 5, 2017

Technical Assistance WebEx for Potential Applicants

September 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Completed Applications Due from Applicants

October 31, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

Staff Review for Compliance

November 1-2, 2017

Grant Review Committee (GRC) Application Review

November 3-16, 2017

Grant Review Committee Meeting to obtain clarification from applicants as needed and to develop recommendation report for Serve Washington Commissioners
Note: Applicants must be available by phone on this day in the event the GRC needs additilinformation or clarification. Interviews will not be conducted.

November 17, 2017

Serve Washington Commissioners Vote on Grant Review Committee Recommendation

December 7, 2017

Notification to Applicants Regarding Serve Washington Vote

Week of December 11, 2017

Clarification and Revision Period for Selected Applicants

Notification - January 10, 2018

Serve Washington to submit applications to CNCS No Later Than

January 17, 2018 by 2:00 p.m.

Date CNCS expects to be able to notify applicants of award selection

Mid-May 2018


Email with any questions regarding the grant process.

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