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Current Request for Grant Applications

AmeriCorps State Funding Opportunity for Federal Fiscal Year 2020 - Competitive Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service released the 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity for AmeriCorps State and National Competitive grants. Single-state applicants proposing to operate in Washington must apply through Serve Washington, the state commission.  Multi-state applicants (National Directs) must apply through the CNCS and are required to submit the online consultation form  in advance of the application deadline. Visit our Consultation Process for National Directs for more complete information.


CLOSED: Serve Washington's Request for Grant Applications - AmeriCorps State Competitive - Federal Fiscal Year 2020

Applicants are required to complete applications for funding in accordance with Serve Washington's RFGA, dated September 25, 2019. Applications are due October 30, 2019.

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


Application process timeline



Request for Grant Applications Released

September 25, 2019

Technical Assistance WebEx for Potential New and Recompeting Applicants
Join the WebEx (completed)
Meeting Number/Access Code: 808 677 442

October 3, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Technical Assistance WebEx for Continuation Applicants

October 3, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Completed Applications Due from Applicants

October 30, 2019
by 5:00 p.m.

Staff Review for Compliance

October 31, 2019

Grant Review Committee Application Review

November 1-21, 2019

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.

November 22, 2019

Clarification and Revision Period for Some Applicants

Beginning on/around
November 25, 2019

Serve Washington Commissioners Vote on Grant Review Committee Recommendation

December 12, 2019

Notification to Applicants Regarding Serve Washington Vote

Week of December 16, 2019

Clarification/Revision Period Continues for Selected Applicants

Notification - January 3, 2020

Serve Washington to submit applications to CNCS No Later Than

January 8, 2020

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

May 2020



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