...Apply for AmeriCorps Grants

Grant Process

Serve Rhode Island's annual Request for Proposals (RFP) process is held in conjunction with the release of the Corporation for National and Community Service's AmeriCorps State and National Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). As of January 2017, the deadline for new grant applications is closed and Serve Rhode Island is not reviewing new applications. In anticipation of the 2018 grant competition, interested organizations are encouraged to review the documents below or visit nationalservice.gov.

For questions regarding AmeriCorps grants, please contact Adam Donaldson at adonaldson@serverhodeisland.org.


October - Intent to Apply Form deadline
November - Phase I Application deadline / Peer Review
December - Phase I Notification / Revisions
January - Phase II deadline  
May - CNCS Competitive Notification
June - Serve Rhode Island State Formula Notification

grant files

2017 AmeriCorps Grant Application Documents

National Direct Applicant Information

In an effort to strengthen partnerships within each state, National Direct AmeriCorps Grant applicants who are applying to administer programming in Rhode Island are asked to submit the following Consultation Form to Serve Rhode Island. 

Consultations Forms should be emailed to Adam at adonaldson@serverhodeisland.org by January 16, 2017.

Serve Rhode Island National Direct Consultation Form

more INFO

Select technical assistance resources for developing an AmeriCorps program.

  • 2017 Grant Information Session PowerPoint
  • 45 CFR Chapter XXV Corporation for National and Community Service - General Provisions
  • 2017 Evidence Checklist
  • AmeriCorps Key Terms PowerPoint
  • AmeriCorps Program Management and Design PowerPoint
  • Categories of AmeriCorps Grants PowerPoint
  • How to Develop a Logic Model PowerPoint
  • Intro To AmeriCorps Members PowerPoint
  • Intro to AmeriCorps State and National PowerPoint