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Applicant Webinars and Resources

Are you a new applicant or wondering about AmeriCorps Planning Grant funding? These resources can help!

Planning Grant 

A planning grant helps new organizations create an AmeriCorps program. To see our current request for applications, visit our planning grant page.

Uses for the grant may include:

  • identifying community needs
  • creating a program model
  • assigning roles for AmeriCorps members
  • program budget and cost estimates

To support successful planning grants, we offer the following learning resources. Find resources related to the planning grant application:

Evidence and Organizational Readiness

AmeriCorps 101 Planning Grant Information Sheet

Theory of Change and Logic Model

Performance Measures 

Performance Measure Instructions

Program Design and Staffing

Budget Development 

Fiscal Grant Management Presentation

Member Recruitment

Member Eligibility, NSCHC, and Member Enrollment

Member Recruitment and Management

Additional Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

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