AmeriCorps Seniors Announces American Rescue Plan Training Sessions

AmeriCorps Seniors will host a series of webinars to introduce potential applicants to our Senior Demonstration Programs, its performance measurement system, and more. Sessions will be recorded and available on the FY 2022 AmeriCorps Seniors – American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program webpage.

New Applicants are invited to submit applications for the FY 2022 AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program (American Rescue SDP) funds. Applicants are required to address one or more of the following Focus Areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and Veteran and Military Families.

The deadline for applications to the FY 2022 AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program NOFO is Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Please contact [email protected] for additional guidance.

Training Sessions

Session 1:?Introducing AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Seniors, and its Programs
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 3:30 p.m. ET

This webinar briefly introduces the agency and this AmeriCorps Seniors' grant competition.

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Session 2: A Tour of the Notice of Funding Opportunity
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 3:30 p.m. ET

In this session, we will review the Notice of Funding Opportunity and conduct Q&A.

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Session 3: AmeriCorps Seniors in Actions: Mobilizing a Generation
Thursday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m. ET
Thursday, Jan. 13, 3 p.m. ET

This webinar explains the AmeriCorps Seniors programs in depth, including the kinds of activities volunteers may engage in, performance measure requirements, and specific aspects of program management and compliance.

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Session 4: Submitting Your Application in eGrants
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 3:30 p.m. ET

This webinar walks through AmeriCorps’ electronic grants management system.

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Session 5: Understanding National Performance Measures
Thursday, Dec. 16, 3 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 3 p.m. ET

In this session, we will review the National Performance Measures and conduct Q&A.

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Session 6: Best Practices in Budget Development – Pre-Recorded

In these pre-recorded sessions, AmeriCorps Seniors and the Office of Grants Administration review best practices in budget development for AmeriCorps Seniors funding opportunities.

Recording

Closed Caption

Spanish Translation