Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund

Donate now to support the families and communities affected by the Panhandle and South Plains wildfires in February 2024. The Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund is administered locally by Amarillo Area Foundation.

AmeriCorps Texas

Build your human capital—people power—with an AmeriCorps program that expands the reach and impact of your organization in Texas.

AmeriCorps Texas provides funding to support the development and operations of programs that engage individuals in direct service to address critical needs across Texas.

OneStar is currently accepting applications for 2024-2025 AmeriCorps Texas planning grants. Applications are due July 24, 2024. A planning grant supports organizations develop an AmeriCorps program and prepare for applying for an AmeriCorps program in the future. Planning grants are not used to support AmeriCorps members.

2024-2025 New Applicant AmeriCorps Program Funding

New Applicant AmeriCorps funding opportunity is available to organizations new to AmeriCorps programming. Only applicants that do not currently have AmeriCorps Texas funding through OneStar should apply under this AmeriCorps funding opportunity.

2024-2025 Current AmeriCorps Program Funding

Current AmeriCorps funding opportunities are available to current AmeriCorps Texas grantees in a continuation or recompete year. Only AmeriCorps programs that are operating an AmeriCorps Texas program through OneStar in 2023-2024 should apply under this AmeriCorps funding opportunity.

AmeriCorps National Consultation

Coordinate with us to maximize your impact in Texas through your national AmeriCorps program.

Organizations that plan to place AmeriCorps members in Texas and operate in multiple states and are applying for AmeriCorps National Direct funding are required to consult with OneStar, as directed in the National Community Service Act. We are always excited to learn of organizations interested in placing AmeriCorps members in our state! 

The consultation process has closed for 2024-2025 AmeriCorps grants. 

OneStar AmeriCorps VISTA Project

Expand your organization’s capacity to fight poverty in your community.

OneStar AmeriCorps VISTA Project places skilled individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds at nonprofits and agencies throughout the state of Texas. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time for one year on transformative, capacity-building projects that mobilize local resources and act as a catalyst for meaningful change for your organization.

We accept applications from organizations to host AmeriCorps VISTA members year round on a rolling basis. Organizations contribute a host site fee of $8,700 per VISTA member. 

OneStar anticipates opening VISTA host site applications summer 2024. 

Additional AmeriCorps Funding & Resource Opportunities

Explore additional ways to partner with AmeriCorps

In addition to the funding and resource opportunities administered by OneStar, there are additional national service resources available to Texas communities through the Federal agency, AmeriCorps. OneStar believes that national service can accelerate the impact of any organization. If an AmeriCorps Texas grant or hosting an AmeriCorps VISTA through OneStar is not the right fit, check out these additional national service funding and resource opportunities.

For More Information on AmeriCorps Resources