AmeriCorps Planning Grant Opportunity

The purpose of planning grants is to support the development
of AmeriCorps programs so applicants are better prepared to compete for an
AmeriCorps program grant in the following grant cycle.

Planning grants may not be used to support AmeriCorps
members.

Applicants must demonstrate capacity through a pre-funding
assessment.

The planning year will be to develop a full application for
an AmeriCorps State program for the 2011-12 program year (October 1,
2011-September 30, 2012).

Allowable activities will include participation in
Commission and CNCS trainings,  development
of outreach materials, policy and program forms.

Eligibility: AmeriCorps State and National Planning Grant
applicants must not have previously received an AmeriCorps State or National
grant.

Funding Amount: Applicants may apply for up to a maximum of
$50,000.

Application Deadline: Completed applications are due to the
GFBCI no later than 5:00pm CST November 1, 2010.

For more information on how to apply for the Planning Grant,
please click the following link and scroll down to “AmeriCorps State
2010-2011 Planning Grant Opportunity”: 

http://www.servealabama.gov/AmeriCorps%20August%202008/Funding11.htm

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