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National Providers of Training and Technical Assistance

Post Date

June 2nd 2009

Application Due Date

July 2nd 2009

By 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thurs, July 2, 2009 Please submit an e-mail stating your intent to apply to by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time Tues, June 16, 2009. Applications must be submitted using eGrants, the Corporation’s integrated, s

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Employment, Labor and Training
Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Applicants may apply for more than one category but need to submit a complete proposal in each category. Applicant proposals should address providing services in the subject category for the program year October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2010, which will be the basis for the initial workplan and funding. Category 1 – Technology/Knowledge Management including Specialized Service Learning Services. (Approximately $2.5 million for year one, including at least $750,000 for specialized service-learning services) Category 2 – Training Support. (Approximately $3.5 million for year one) Category 3 – Training and Technical Assistance to AmeriCorps State*National Programs (Approximately $ 1 million for year one) Category 4 – Effective Practices in Disability and Inclusion Services (Approximately $1 million for year one) Category 5 – Return on Investment for Managing Volunteers. (Approximately $100,000 for year one) In making funding decisions, the Corporation may award cooperative agreements for work in multiple categories, as well as one or more agreements in individual categories.

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special District Governments
Independent School Districts
Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments
Public Housing Authorities or Indian Housing Authorities
Non-Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Organizations
Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Non-Profits Without 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Private Institutions of Higher Education
For-Profit Organizations (Except Small Businesses)
Small Businesses

Corporation staff, and independent reviewers, if needed, will review all proposals using the selection criteria described in this Notice and the Application Instructions . Eligible applicants are state and local government entities, non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, Indian tribes, and commercial entities. A national organization that currently operates a Corporation-funded program or is applying for other Corporation funding is eligible to apply. Any organization described in Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(4) that engages in lobbying activities is not eligible to apply.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $None - $None

Grant Description

This is a Notice for the selection of organizations to provide training and technical assistance on behalf of the Corporation to programs receiving assistance under the national service laws and to entities that desire to carry out or establish national service programs, or to apply for assistance under national service laws. This is not a notice for program grant proposals. Funding Opportunity Description: The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) announces the availability of approximately $8 million for the first year of potential three-year cooperative agreements to fund organizations to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to build the capacity of local programs and organizations that use service and volunteering to meet community needs. Funding for years two through three of each agreement is contingent upon the availability of funds and the recipient’s demonstrated results and satisfactory progress towards agreed-upon objectives. This assistance will be awarded and administered under the Uniform Administrative Requirements and OMB’s Cost Principles applicable to the entity that receives the award. The Corporation will host one Technical Assistance Call to provide potential applicants with an opportunity to ask clarifying questions on the requirements of this funding opportunity. Applicants are encouraged to participate in one of the calls. Technical Assistance Call Information: Date: June 9, 2009 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Time Dial-In Number: 800-857-3059 Participant Passcode: TA NOFO Replay Information for the TA Call: If you are unable to participate in this call, please email us at for the replay number.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Corporation for National and Community Service

  • Office:


  • Agency Contact:

    Contact TTA NOFO Hotline (202)606-7515 for more information.
    The TTY number is (202)606-3472. For further information, for application instructions, details of the Technical Assistance Call, or for questions regarding this Notice send an email to .

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    NOFA specific email for this competition.

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    Full description of the Notice of Funding Availability.

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