Apply Now! AmeriCorps Texas Formula Funding Opportunity
19 JAN 2017

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OneStar Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 AmeriCorps State Formula Funding Opportunity! Selected organizations will receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that will help meet critical needs in the State of Texas in one of six key Focus Areas:

  • Disaster Services
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Education
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Healthy Futures
  • Veterans and Military Families

Click here to view our Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and application materials.

See the information starting on page 2 for more information on Focus Areas.


Below are important deadlines to note:


Required Notice of Intent Form Due

2017-2018 Notice of Intent to Apply Form

March 9, 2017

10:59:59 PM Central

Failure to submit a Notice of Intent Form will render an applicant ineligible to apply or submit a full application proposal.


Application Due

March 30, 2017

10:59:59 PM Central

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Note: Funding under this opportunity will be awarded to organizations that place AmeriCorps members in service solely within Texas. Organizations wishing to place AmeriCorps members in more than one state must apply directly to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as an AmeriCorps National program here.

Sign up today for an Informational Webinar to learn more!

OneStar will host informational webinar sessions for this Funding Opportunity covering a variety of introductory information related to managing an AmeriCorps program and grant. A copy of each session’s presentation will be available on this website at the conclusion of the session as well as the audio recording. Time will be allotted at the end of each session for participant questions. Attendance on the calls is encouraged but not required to submit an application. You must pre-register to attend the webinar(s) of your choice by clicking on the date/time below:

Questions? All communication relating to this Funding Opportunity must be directed to:

Elisa Gleeson

Senior Grants Management Specialist

OneStar Foundation


Phone: 512-287-2029

Availability: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST, Monday to Friday

All emails and phone calls will be returned within a reasonable amount of time. Applicants are encouraged to submit their questions well in advance of the application deadline as OneStar is not obligated to respond to questions that are received 48 hours prior to the due date.