Maryland AmeriCorps State Grants
The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism administers annual funding for AmeriCorps State grants in Maryland. Grants are used for service activities that address critical community needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. The Notice of Intent to Apply for a 2019-2020 Maryland AmeriCorps Program Grant is due by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018.
You may view last year’s Concept Paper Instructions as a guide to what to expect in the 2019-2020 process and instructions until they are released in the coming weeks. Download last year’s Concept Paper Instructions here.
Volunteer Generation Fund
The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is now accepting applications for 2018 Volunteer Generation Fund program grants in Maryland. These grants will award up to $25,000 for Maryland organizations to fund activities that boost the impact of volunteers in addressing critical community needs. The funding year will run from September 15, 2018 to September 14, 2019. Applications are due on August 20, 2018. Applications must be emailed to email@example.com as a Word document or PDF. The title of the attachment should be named “VGF Application – <Applicant Name>.” Find the application and supporting documents below.
- 2018-2019 MD VGF Notice of Funding Opportunity
- 2018-2019 MD VGF Application Instructions
- 2018-2019 VGF Application Template
- 2018-2019 VGF Budget Narrative Worksheet
- Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool 2018-19
Corporation for National and Community Service Grants
AmeriCorps VISTA Project Grants
The Maryland State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service has announced an opportunity, subject to availability of resources, to develop new AmeriCorps VISTA projects in the State of Maryland. AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is a full-time national service program for individuals interested in developing lasting solutions to the problems of poverty in the United States. AmeriCorps VISTA members create and expand services and programs that help bring low-income individuals out of poverty. Learn more about this opportunity in the Request for Concept Papers. The deadline to submit a concept paper is January 5, 2018.
This opportunity is not administered by the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism. Please direct inquiries to the Maryland State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service at MD@cns.gov.
State of Maryland Grants
For links to grants available from other State Government agencies, visit the Maryland Governor’s Grants Office at grants.maryland.gov.
Other Federal Government Grants
For all posted federal funding opportunities, visit www.grants.gov