This grant opportunity is now closed.
If you did not submit a letter of intent by the due date, we will be unable to entertain your application this year.
Check back for future funding opportunities.
Thank you for your interest in the 2013 South Dakota AmeriCorps State Formula Grant and Planning Grant.
This page contains information pertaining to the process for applying for 2013 AmeriCorps grants funded by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) through the South Dakota Commission for National and Community Service (Commission). The Commission serves as the body to recommend funding to the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Below, please find instructions on applying directly to the South Dakota Commision for funding. For your reference, we have also included the CNCS announcement. Note: you will be applying directly to the commission, not CNCS.
Please also note this year we are offering $30,000 planning grants for new applicants interested in starting an AmeriCorps program. Applicants must intend to apply for an operational AmeriCorps grant the following year if applying for a plannning grant.
***Informational Session Monday, May 20th at 1PM CDT***
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org by noon 5/20/13 to register
***Informational Session Tuesday, May 28th at 1PM CDT***
Email: email@example.com by noon 5/27/13 to register
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Letter of Intent (Due June 3)
Readiness Self Assessment (New applicants only - Due June 3)
Cover Letter (Due with application - June 17)
Grant Review Score Sheet (New Applicants)
Grant Review Score Sheet (Continuing Applicants)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
(Every question posed by any potential applicant will be shared on the FAQ page to ensure fairness)
For your reference:
CNCS Application Instructions
National Performance Measures
South Dakota Planning Grant Informational Fact Sheet
CNCS Focus Areas
Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions: