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AmeriCorps Grant Application Information

2014/2015 Funding Cycle Timeline

  • RFP notification Info to stakeholders — February 10, 2014
  • RFP outreach workshops — statewide — March 10-21, 2014
  • Formula concept paper submitted to Commission — May 10, 2014
  • Formula review for submitted applications — May 2014
  • Final decision letters to applicants — June 30, 2014
  • Selected programs begin operations — Fall 2014

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Notice of Funding Availability

2014 AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

The Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism will be accepting applications for the operation of Utah State*AmeriCorps programs. AmeriCorps provides support to nonprofits, community organizations, and public agencies committed to addressing critical issues in areas such as education, public safety, health, economic opportunity, the environment and other human needs. Grantees and sponsoring organizations are responsible for recruiting, selecting, and managing members. Program operation will begin in Fall 2014.

The application process will be explained in detail in mandatory AmeriCorps Funding Technical Assistance Meetings. Those interested in applying must attend one meeting:

March 12 – 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM @ Weber County Library Auditorium: 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, UT
March 13 – 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM @ Grand Center: 182 North 500 West, Moab, UT
March 18 – 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM @ Utah State Library: 250 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, UT
March 19 – 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM @ Provo City Library: Rm 201, 550 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
March 21 – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ Five County AOG: 1070 West 1600 South Building B, St. George, UT

To reserve a space, please contact Don Willie at dwillie@utah.gov.

RFP Training and Guidance Presentation

 

Instructions for submitting the General Assessment Questionnaire
This certification is to assure UServeUtah, that the contracted agency has adequate administrative procedures in place to ensure that funds disbursed by UServeUtah will be safeguarded as required by federal regulations. UServeUtah reserves the right to conduct on-site monitoring of contracted service providers as it deems necessary.

    • Please complete all questions on the form.
    • The General Assessment Questionnaire must be submitted in electronic format by e-mail to dwillie@utah.gov by May 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
    • Include copies of the following documents:
      • Organizational Chart
      • Resumes and position descriptions for all grant and fiscal management staff to contribute to the AmeriCorps program
      • Financial policies and procedures
      • Confirmation of insurance coverage
      • Most recent audited financial statements

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