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Information on Applying for 2014-2015 AmeriCorps*State Funding
There are many types of National Service grants available, including several types of AmeriCorps grants. First-time applicants are strongly recommended to utilize the CNCS Fit Finder to determine if an AmeriCorps*State grant is the right grant for their organization. The Fit Finder can be accessed online at
For Applicants Operating in Pennsylvania ONLY:
To apply for AmeriCorps*State Funding, please access the Grant Application/Agreement Document listed below. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
For Applicants applying as Tier I Education-focused programs:
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For Multi-State Applicants:
Any organization applying to operate a multi-state program that proposes to operate in Pennsylvania AND in other states should apply for funding through the CNCS NOFO and NOT through the PennSERVE application. Visit to access the CNCS NOFO when available.
All multi-state applicants must complete the Multi-State AmeriCorps Applicant's State Commission Consultation Form and return this form to PennSERVE (please see the PennSERVE home page).
PennSERVE Announcement of Grant Availability: Disability Funding for Pennsylvania AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Programs
The purpose of this grant is to continue PennSERVE's efforts to increase participation of people with disabilities in national service in Pennsylvania. A total of $88,000 is available to national service entities in Pennsylvania, including any AmeriCorps State or National grantee, organizations with AmeriCorps VISTA members, Senior Corps programs, and AmeriCorps NCCC projects in Pennsylvania. Projects must be completed and PennSERVE must be invoiced no later than December 31, 2013. Applications serving Veterans will be given first preference.
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