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Maryland AmeriCorps State Grants

The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism administers annual federal 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 Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism (GOSV) provides funding to support the development and operations of programs that engage individuals in direct service to address critical needs across Maryland.

Build your human capital—people power—with an AmeriCorps program that expands the reach and impact of your organization in Maryland.

Current Funding Opportunities 

Current Grantees | Funding Opportunity Title:  Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) AmeriCorps State and National Grants

This Notice is for current AmeriCorps Maryland grantees applying for 2024-2025 AmeriCorps Maryland (AmeriCorps State) grants. These grants are awarded to organizations that propose to place AmeriCorps members in service solely within Maryland. Selected organizations will receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that engage members in service to meet critical needs in Maryland.

The Maryland Commission anticipates posting a Notice for New applicants by mid-September. Organizations interested in applying for AmeriCorps funding for the first time can sign-up for funding notifications HERE.

Disclosure: Publication of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (Notice) does not obligate AmeriCorps to award any specific number of grants or to commit any amount of funding. The actual level, timing, and process of grant funding will be subject to the availability of annual appropriations. 


*Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.*


Application materials and instructions are made available from documents provided by AmeriCorps. 

Applicants must submit applications electronically via eGrants, AmeriCorps’ web-based system. Applicants are required to submit additional documents by the application submission deadline. Additional documents must be emailed to See Additional Documents below.



Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) 

Maryland Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism Resources 

Americorps Resources

Federal Funder Information

AmeriCorps is the federal funding agency that administers all of the AmeriCorps programs. More information about AmeriCorps is available at​. ​

AmeriCorps Resources


All communication relating to this notice can be directed to

All emails will be returned within a reasonable amount of time. Applicants are encouraged to submit their questions well in advance of the deadline as the GOSV is not obligated to respond to questions that are received 48 hours prior to the due date.

Fall 2023 AmeriCorps Planning Grants 

The Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism is proud to announce a funding opportunity for organizations interested in planning a new AmeriCorps program. Planning grant funding allows an organization to devote the time and staff needed to develop a plan for a viable AmeriCorps program. 

Successful applicants will work with the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism from Fall 2023 – August 2024 to develop a new AmeriCorps program.

Eligible organizations can apply for planning grants of up to $100,000 with the ability to expand up to $240,000 for those organizations that have projects that closely align with the Governors’ strategic priorities: climate, education, public safety, and public health.  

Find out if this is a good fit for your organization and how to apply

AmeriCorps VISTA & NCCC Grants

The federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps directly funds AmeriCorps VISTA and other national service programs and initiatives.

If applying to become a Maryland AmeriCorps State Grant is not right for your organization yet, AmeriCorps NCCC is seeking partnerships with organizations to connect a dedicated team of AmeriCorps volunteers with high-impact service projects. To get started, learn about the application here.

Maryland AmeriCorps Info Sessions and Notice of Funding Opportunities 

Thank you for your interest in current and future funding opportunities to serve Marylanders through AmeriCorps. If you would like to receive e-mail updates regarding upcoming Information Sessions and/or AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) please sign up by clicking this link.

State of Maryland Grants

For links to grants available from other State Government agencies, visit the Maryland Governor’s Grants Office at

Other Federal Government Grants

For all posted federal funding opportunities, visit

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