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Current Request for Grant Applications

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

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released the 2018 AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for AmeriCorps State and National Competitive Targeted Priority 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 Targeted Priority Grants Only

Applicants are required to complete applications for funding in accordance with Serve Washington's Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) dated February 12, 2018. Note: This is not the formula funding opportunity (to be released February 26th).

In order to qualify for the Targeted Priority, applicants must be in the following areas:

  • Healthy Futures:  reducing and/or preventing drug and opioid abuse
  • Child Wellness:  reducing/preventing child abuse, improving outcomes for child victims of abuse, improving outcomes for foster youth, including youth aging out of foster care, and/or
  • Infrastructure:  working to improve aviation, bridges, dams, hazardous waste, inland waterways, levees, ports, public parks, rail, roads, schools, solid waste, transit or wastewater.

The following documents are applicable to assist in completing an application:

Application Instructions


Application process timeline



Request for Grant Applications Released

February 12, 2018

Mandatory Letter of Intent due from Prospective Applicants

February 21, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Technical Assistance WebEx for Potential Applicants

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March 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Completed Applications Due from Applicants

March 16, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Staff Review for Compliance

March 19-20, 2018

Grant Review Committee (GRC) Application Review

March 21-29, 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.

March 30, 2018

Serve Washington Commissioners Vote on Grant Review Committee Recommendation

April 5 or 6, 2018

Notification to Applicants Regarding Serve Washington Vote

Week of April 9, 2018

Clarification and Revision Period for Selected Applicants

Notification - April 25, 2018

Serve Washington to submit applications to CNCS No Later Than

May 2, 2018 by 2:00 p.m.

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

June 25, 2018


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