2016 AmeriCorps Missouri Funding Opportunity

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations interested in operating AmeriCorps programs to strengthen local communities through national service and volunteerism. Eligible organizations include public or private nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, educational institutions, and state or local government entities.

Proposals from first-time applicants will be accepted for AmeriCorps State formula consideration. First-time applicants must propose to engage a minimum of five (5) and no more than ten (10) Member Service Years (MSYs). One MSY is the equivalent of one full-time AmeriCorps Member.

Notice of Intent to Apply: First-time applicants are required to submit an online Notice of Intent to Apply, available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CGFFD8B, by Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm (CST).

Other Key Dates

  • November 18, 2015 - FY 2016 AmeriCorps State Continuation Application Webinar (required for continuation applicants)
  • November 19-20, 2015 - FY 2016 AmeriCorps State New & Re-compete Application Webinar (required for first-time and re-compete applicants)
  • December 18, 2015 (5:00 PM, CST) - Deadline for Concept Papers (first-time applicants/existing sub-grantees proposing new projects)
  • March 11, 2016 (3:00 PM, CST) - Deadline for grant applications

2016 Application Materials

Concept Paper

Application Guidelines

Application Forms

AmeriCorps National Direct Consultation

Organizations that propose to operate AmeriCorps programs in more than one state or territory apply directly to CNCS. National Direct applicants should consult with MCSC and coordinate activities at the local level.

  • National Direct Consultation Form (coming soon)

Previous Funding Opportunities

Grant Application Resources

CNCS Funding Opportunities

To see current funding opportunities offered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities.

Performance Measurement

For information and cirriculum on National Performance Measures, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/performance-measurement. Topics covered included performance measurement basics, theory of change, evidence base, quality performance measures, and data collection and instruments.

Financial Management

For information and curriculum on financial management and budget preparation, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/financial-management.