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AmeriCorps Texas 2021-2022

Application deadlines for new and recompete applicants for the 2021-2022 program year have passed. OneStar anticipates releasing a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the 2022-2023 program year in September 2021.  Sign up to receive updates on future Notice of Funding Opportunities.

This Notice is for AmeriCorps Texas (AmeriCorps State) grants. These grants are awarded to organizations that propose to place AmeriCorps members in service solely within Texas. Selected organizations will receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that engage members in service to meet critical needs in Texas.

Eligible applicants have the option of submitting in the fall of 2020 for Competitive funding consideration or submitting in the spring of 2021 for Formula funding consideration (see Mandatory Supplemental Guidance for definitions).

Competitive Funding Consideration

To be considered for Competitive funding, a Legal Applicant Organization must have successfully administered an AmeriCorps Texas grant through OneStar Foundation for at least one three-year project period. Additionally, the Legal Applicant Organization must meet all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Eligibility Information section of this Notice. An applicant that is being considered for Competitive funding will also be considered for Formula funding if they are unsuccessful in the National competition for Competitive funding. This application deadline has passed.

Formula Funding Consideration

To be considered for Formula funding, a Legal Applicant Organization must meet all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Eligibility Information section of this NoticeThis application deadline has passed.

Continuation Funding Consideration

AmeriCorps Texas programs administering a 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Texas program through OneStar Foundation that are in the first or second year of their three-year project period are required to submit a Continuation application in order to continue operation for 2021-2022. This application deadline has passed.

Important Dates

 COMPETITIVEFORMULA
Notice of Intent to Apply FormOctober 22, 2020
All interested applicants are required to submit the Notice of Intent to Apply form online by 10:59:59 PM Central.
February 19, 2021 February 23, 2021
Due to widespread power outages in Texas, this deadline for submission has been extended. All interested applicants are required to submit the Notice of Intent to Apply form online by 10:59:59 PM Central.
Recompete/New Application Due in eGrantsNovember 6, 2020
Applications are due in eGrants and additionally required documents are due via email to grants@onestarfoundation.org by 10:59:59 PM Central.
March 11, 2021
Applications are due in eGrants and additionally required documents are due via email to grants@onestarfoundation.org by 10:59:59 PM Central.
Continuation Application Due in eGrantsNovember 6, 2020
Applications are due in eGrants and additionally required documents are due via email to grants@onestarfoundation.org by 10:59:59 PM Central.
April 8, 2021
Applications are due in eGrants and additionally required documents are due via email to grants@onestarfoundation.org by 10:59:59 PM Central.
Notification of SelectionBy Mid-May 2021By June 2021
Budget Period Start DateAugust 1, 2021
Successful applicants may not propose a budget period start date earlier than August 1, 2021.
August 1, 2021 or September 1, 2021
Applicants that do not have prior history administering an AmeriCorps State program through OneStar may not propose a budget period start date prior to September 1, 2021.
Member Term of Service Start DateAugust 9, 2021
Applicants may not propose an AmeriCorps Member term of service start date earlier than August 9, 2021 without special written approval from OneStar.
August 9, 2021
Applicants may not propose an AmeriCorps Member term of service start date earlier than August 9, 2021 without special written approval from OneStar.

Failure to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply Form will render a New/Recompete applicant ineligible to submit a full application. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

2021-2022 Notice of Intent to Apply Form – REQUIRED (New/Recompete Applicants Only)

Application materials are made available from documents provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). If CNCS makes any updates to their materials OneStar documents will also be updated and reposted with the date that the update was made.

  • Electronic Application Submission in eGrants
    Applicants must submit applications electronically via eGrants, CNCS’s web-based system.
  • Submission of Additional Documents
    Applicants are required to submit additional documents by the application submission deadline. Additional Documents must be emailed to grants@onestarfoundation.org. See Submission of Additional Documents section of the Notice.

Do not submit other items not requested in the Notice or Application Instructions.  OneStar will not review or return them.

OneStar will host a series of informational webinar sessions covering a variety of introductory information related to managing an AmeriCorps program. 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. You must pre-register to attend the webinar of your choice by clicking on the date/time below. Attendance on the calls is encouraged but not required to submit an application.

All communication relating to this notice must be directed to the contact persons named below.

If your organization is NOT an existing AmeriCorps Texas grantee and you are interested in applying as a new applicant, please contact:

Taylor Wolter
Outreach Officer
taylor@onestarfoundation.org
(940) 594-7194
Availability: Phone consultations available by appointment only. Schedule phone consultation HERE.

If you are an existing AmeriCorps Texas grantee and have questions on this NOFO, please contact:

Kailee Selzer
Program Specialist 
kailee@onestarfoundation.org
(512) 287-2006
Availability: Phone consultations available by appointment only. Email Kailee to schedule.