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AmeriCorps Kansas Grant Guidelines

Thanks for your interest in hosting a national service program!

This grant opportunity is now closed. Please email volunteer@ksde.org for more information.


Additional Resources

Word version of Logic Model Worksheet 

Kansas AmeriCorps External Panel Review Form

KVC Technical Assistance and Webinar Schedule for 2014-2015 RFP

    ·Overview of AmeriCorps & 2014-2015 RFP October 9, 2013
    ·Program Design, Budget, and Additional Forms October 16, 2013
    ·Performance Measures October 23, 2013

2014-2015 AmeriCorps Grant Charts

  • This document provides easy access to charts in the RFP - Cost per MSY, Living Allowance, Education Award and Match Requirements

 •2014-2015 Application Timeline (*The award dates on this timeline are subject to possible change)

•National Service Knowledge Network

  • This website will provide information and tutorials on all things related to National Service, including developing Performance Measures  
  • AmeriCorps Performance Measures (walk-through, tutorials, tips, data collection tools and MORE)

•Theory of Change/Logic Model
        •    Power Point (from National Services Resources)
        •    Activities/Worksheet (from National Services Resources)

eGrants Performance Module (for New and Re-Compete applicants ONLY)
        •    Tutorial available (hit play at the bottom of screen)
        •    Power Point Slides Available

Organizational Capacity Servey (required for new applicants)

Performance Measure Checklist

eGrants Performance Measure Module Instructions

Tips and Things to Consider

        •    Please be sure your members will be doing primarily direct service and not primarily capacity building
            (see AmeriCorps State vs AmeriCorps VISTA)
        •    Five Preliminary Considerations for Starting an AmeriCorps Program
        •    Is My Organization Ready for an AmeriCorps Grant

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