2021 AmeriCorps Funding
The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations interested in operating AmeriCorps programs to strengthen local communities through national service. Eligible organizations include public or private nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, educational institutions, and state or local government entities. Selected organizations will receive a federal grant to support positions that engage AmeriCorps Members in service to address critical unmet needs in Missouri.
Competitive Funding Consideration
To be considered for Competitive funding, an organization must have successfully administered an AmeriCorps Missouri grant through the Missouri Community Service Commission for at least one three-year project period. Additionally, the organization must meet all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Types of Awards 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.
Formula Funding Consideration
To be considered for Formula funding, an organization must meet all eligibility criteria as outlined in the Type of Awards section of this Notice.
Continuation Funding Consideration
AmeriCorps Missouri programs administering a 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Missouri program through the Missouri Community Service Commission that are in the first or second year of their three-year project period are required to submit a Continuation application to continue receiving AmeriCorps Missouri funding for 2021-2022.
Key Dates & Deadlines
Failure to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply Form will render a new applicant ineligible to submit a full application.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
–Note: Technical assistance is available to eligible applicants throughout the grant application period until Friday, February 26, 2021. Applicants may direct questions to MCSC staff Monday-Friday, between 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST). Contact information is provided in the Missouri Notice of Funding Opportunity.
2021 Application Materials
Forms for New Applicants (required to submit a full application for funding)
Notice of Intent to Apply Form
-Concept Guidelines and Forms
– Missouri Notice of Funding Opportunity
– Mandatory Supplemental Instructions
– Performance Measures Instructions
– AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions
– Corporation for National and Community Service (Federal) Notice of Funding
– Logic Model Template
– Performance Measures Worksheet Instructions
– Performance Measures Worksheet
– Budget Worksheet Instructions
– Budget Worksheet
– Financial Management Survey
Corporation of National and Community Service (Federal) Forms
– CNCS Funding Opportunities
– CNCS Performance Measures Curriculum
– CNCS Financial and Grants Management Curriculum/Courses