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FY22 AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competition 

The deadline for Applications for the FY22 AmeriCorps State Program Grant Competition through Volunteer Louisiana is November 12 by 7:00 p.m. CST.

AmeriCorps Grant Application Packet

FY22 AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity

FY22 AmeriCorps Application Instructions

Mandatory Technical Assistance

In order to be eligible for funding consideration, a representative from the applying organization must participate in a mandatory session.  All sessions are similar; applicants need only to participate in ONE.  To register, email Stephanie at 

* New Applicants

  • Thursday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 20 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday, November 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Re-compete Applicants

  • Tuesday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m.

* Continuation Applicants

  • Thursday, October 7 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Optional Technical Assistance

All like sessions are the same; if the applying agency opts to participate in optional technical assistance, they need only to participate in one of the type. To register, email Stephanie at 

* Performance Measures/Theory of Change:

  • Tuesday, October 19 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 2 at 1:30 p.m.

* Budget:

  • Thursday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Grant Resources

2022 Mandatory Supplemental Guidance

Performance Measures Instructions

Diversity Questionnaire

FY22 Financial Management Survey

For more information relating to Performance Measurement, visit

For more information relating to Financial and Grants Management, visit

For more general AmeriCorps resources, visit

FY 2022 Timeline

November 12, 2021

ALL FY 22 Initial Application due to Volunteer Louisiana

November 14-Dec 3, 2021

Volunteer Louisiana Review

Dec 9, 2021

Volunteer Louisiana Competitive Clarification Period Begins

December 29, 2021

Final Application Due to Volunteer Louisiana for competitive submission to CNCS

Jan 5, 2022

Competitive Applications due to CNCS

February, 2022

Formula Clarification Period Begins

Mid May 2022

Anticipated Notification of Competitively funded programs by CNCS

Mid May 2022

Formula Phase of Process begins

June 1, 2022

Formula Applications Due to CNCS

Mid July, 2022

Anticipated Notification of approved Formula grants

Fall 2022

Anticipated FY22 Program Start Date


Additional National Service Grant Opportunities

National Direct Applicants with operating sites in Louisiana

National Direct Consultation Form