2019 AmeriCorps Service Fellowship Pilot Funding Opportunity
|Published: November 25, 2019
Updated: January 23, 2020
Application Due Date: January 27, 2020
CFDA Number: 94.006
Contact Information: Funding@cv.ca.gov
Frequently Asked Questions
Technical Assistance Information
CaliforniaVolunteers (CV), the State Service Commission for California, is now accepting applications for the 2019 AmeriCorps Service Fellowship, a Governor’s initiative administered by CV in partnership with California universities with strong track records in civic engagement.
The purpose of this initiative is to create a new Civic Action Fellowship dedicated to building the next generation of civic leaders by engaging college students in advancing solutions to the major problems of our time, while providing them with a path toward reducing college debt. The Civic Action Fellowship will address three key goals: (1) students who dedicate time to public service will receive financial support to obtain a college degree designed to position them for success in career and in life; (2) ensure a new cohort of California citizens committed to addressing public concerns and a life of public engagement; and (3) address state and local priority challenges by establishing a new model for partnership between the State of California and those universities dedicated to civic engagement.
Participation in this pilot program is open to California public and private nonprofit universities with strong track records in civic engagement. All applicants must have active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at to www.SAM.gov.
NOTE: The application deadline has been extended.
Applications must be received by Monday, January 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Both the electronic submission and complete hardcopy application must be received by this deadline. The required electronic submission must be sent via email to Funding@cv.ca.gov. The hardcopy application can be mailed or hand-delivered to the following address:
2019 AmeriCorps Service Fellows Pilot
1400 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
The following documents are required to complete the grant application:
- Request for Applications – Amended to include new deadline.
- Application Instructions – Amended to include new deadline.
- National Performance Measures Instructions
- Application Forms
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions received by email or on the Technical Assistance Webinars will be collected and answered in a Frequently Asked Questions document posted below.
Technical Assistance Documents & Resources
Organizations interested in applying for an AmeriCorps grant are encouraged to visit the resources below: