Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

$4M Available to Build and Extend Arizona Organizational Capacities through AmeriCorps

February 5, 2024

Applications for the AmeriCorps State Formula Grant (RFGA#: RFGA-FOR-GOYFF-080124-00) are now being accepted. Approximately $4 million will be awarded to programs throughout Arizona to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices that extend organizational capacity to address critical community needs in one of six AmeriCorps focus areas: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and services for veterans and military families. Organizations awarded AmeriCorps funding will be responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and management of AmeriCorps members.

The grant, with a maximum annual award of $500,000 per grantee, is renewable for a combined term of up to 3 years. The grant application will close on March 20, 2024, at 5:00 PM (MST). The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) invites grant applications from Arizona entities that include 501(c)(3) Organizations; Institutions of higher education; Local government; State agencies; and Arizona Tribal Nations, Tribal Coalitions and Tribal Communities.

Access to solicitation documents requires a free eCivis account, and a non-mandatory virtual pre-application conference will be held for this RFGA via Zoom. The deadline to register for the pre-application conference is Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 2:30 PM (MST). To register and receive further information regarding the pre-application conference, click here.

For additional assistance regarding this opportunity, please contact Procurement Manager Shane Richardson at [email protected].

About the AmeriCorps State Formula Grant

The funds awarded under this Request for Grant Application (RFGA) are federal funds allocated to GOYFF and were made available by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), dba AmeriCorps. The grant is pursuant to the authority of the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act (42 U.S.C. §12501 et seq.) and the implementing regulations at 45 C.F.R. Chapter XXV and is subject to this statute's requirements, terms, and regulations.

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