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Current Request for Grant Applications


CLOSED - AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity for Federal Fiscal Year 2021 - Formula Grants 

AmeriCorps State Formula Request for Grant Applications

Serve Washington is pleased to announce the 2021 AmeriCorps State Formula Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) to meet state and local challenges through service and volunteer action. There are two types of funding opportunities; AmeriCorps Continuation Grants, and New or Recompete AmeriCorps Grants.

AmeriCorps New or Recompete Grants are for organizations ready to implement a new AmeriCorps program or are completing year three of the three-year grant cycle funded by Serve Washington.

AmeriCorps Continuation Grants are currently funded operational grants entering year two or year three of a three-year cycle.

To request these documents in an alternative format, please email or call 360-902-0656. 

Application process timeline



Request for Grant Applications Released

February 24, 2021

Technical Assistance WebEx for Potential New and Recompete Applicants 
Join WebEx

Join Audio Only: 1-855-929-3239
Meeting number (access code): 177 165 0109
Meeting password: AmeriCorps21!

March 3, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Completed Applications Due from Applicants

March 31, 2021
by 5:00 p.m.

Staff Review for Compliance

April 1-2, 2021

Grant Review Committee Application Review

April 5-29, 2021

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 additional information or clarification.
Interviews will not be conducted.

April 30, 2021

Clarification and Revision Period for Some Applicants

May 10-28, 2021

Serve Washington Commissioners Vote on Grant Review Committee Recommendation

May 13, 2021

Notification to Applicants Regarding Serve Washington Vote

Week of May 17, 2021

Serve Washington to submit applications to CNCS No Later Than

June 7, 2021




Email with any questions regarding the grant process.

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