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
- Environmental Stewardship
- Healthy Futures
- Veterans and Military Families
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
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.
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:
AmeriCorps 101 Informational Session
AmeriCorps Program Design Informational Session
AmeriCorps Budget Informational Session
AmeriCorps Performance Measurement Informational Session
AmeriCorps Open Forum Session #1
AmeriCorps Open Forum Session #2
Questions? All communication relating to this Funding Opportunity must be directed to:
Senior Grants Management Specialist
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.