AmeriCorps Place-Based Initiative Funding Opportunity – Stockton Service Corps


Published: January 14, 2019
Application Due Date (Extended): April 30, 2019
CFDA Number: 94.006
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Grant Description | Eligible Applicants | Estimated Funds Available | Allowable Expenses | Notice of Intent | Application Deadline | Application Documents | Frequently Asked Questions | Technical Assistance Information


Grant Description

California Volunteers, the State Service Commission for California, is now accepting applications for funding as part of the AmeriCorps Place-Based Initiative in partnership with the Stockton Service Corps. The AmeriCorps Place-Based Initiative Funding Opportunity awards AmeriCorps grants to eligible community partnerships that will engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-informed or evidence-based interventions/practices (see Mandatory Supplemental Guidance) as part of the Stockton Service Corps collaborative to improve education outcomes for South Stockton students.

An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.

Eligible Applicants

This Funding Opportunity is only open to organizations proposing to operate in South Stockton. Nonprofit organizations and state and local government agencies are eligible to apply. All applicants must have active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at

Estimated Funds Available

Approximately $2 million in federal dollars are available as part of this Funding Opportunity. A minimum of 24% cash and/or in-kind match is required.

Allowable Expenses

Grants are solely for program expenses such as staffing, training, travel, supplies, member stipend, background checks, data collection, evaluation, etc. and cannot be used for general organizational operating expenses. AmeriCorps members or grant funds can help meet unmet needs or can expand an organization’s ability to better address community needs, but cannot be used to duplicate, displace or supplant resources that already exist in a community.

Notice of Intent

Applicants are no longer required to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply for this competition.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications to the AmeriCorps Place-Based Initiative Funding Opportunity has been extended to Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Applications must be submitted electronically by email to by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions received by email or in any Technical Assistance Webinars will be collected and answered on a weekly Frequently Asked Questions document, posted below.

Technical Assistance Information

Technical Assistance Webinar Series

California Volunteers will be hosting various Training & Technical Assistance opportunities to support applicants through this process. This section will be updated as opportunities are announced.