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Training and Technical Assistance Regional Training Conferences

Post Date

February 19th 2013

Application Due Date

March 28th 2013

Applications are due no later than 5:00 pm Eastern Time on March 28, 2013. Applications must arrive at CNCS by the deadline in order to be considered. CNCS will not consider applications received after the deadline. CNCS reserves the right to extend

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories


Planning and delivering regional training conferences for AmeriCorps programs and Senior Corps projects in each of CNCSу five regional clusters.

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

State and local government entities, non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, Indian tribes, and for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. State service commissions and other organizations that operate or intend to operate CNCS-supported programs are eligible. An applicant may apply as a single organization or consortia of organizations, however, one partner must be designated as the lead applicant. Applicants must have a successful track record of providing training and technical assistance to national service programs and projects. A further discussion of the evaluation criteria can be found in Section V. Organizations that have been convicted of a Federal crime are disqualified from receiving the assistance described in this Notice. Pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure Action of 1995, an 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:

    $25000 - $75000

Grant Description

THE FULL ANOUNCEMENT IS POSTED AT THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE'S WEBSITE, This Notice of Funding Opportunity (Notice) announces the availability of funding for planning and delivering regional training conferences for AmeriCorps programs and Senior Corps projects in each of CNCSу five regional clusters. CNCS regional clusters are defined in Section II. CNCS acknowledges the need for flexibility in defining regions. Applicants may choose to propose a geographic region different from existing CNCS regional clusters with justification. While other national service programs can and should be invited to participate, the primary target audience for training at these conferences is AmeriCorps State and National programs and Senior Corps projects in the region. These regional training conferences are a critical component of CNCSу training and technical assistance (TTA) strategy in 2013 and CNCS intends for these conferences to build on and leverage previous investments to increase the capacity for national service resources to impact communities. The National and Community Service Act authorizes CNCS to provide training and technical assistance to improve the programmatic quality and accountability of current and potential national service programs and projects. The current training and technical assistance strategy focuses on implementation of CNCSу performance measures and grantee compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as the fiscal and administrative requirements for managing CNCS grants - a unique set of knowledge and skills specific to CNCS programs and projects. The Corporation will host a technical assistance calls to answer questions from potential applicants about this funding opportunity on: February 27, 2013 at 3:30 pm EST the call-in number is 888-469-0941 participant code is 9636191, and March 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. the call-in number is 800-779-1454 and participant code is 7703933.

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