2015 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants

The summary for the 2015 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Corporation for National and Community Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
2015 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants: • The purpose of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance grant funding is to mobilize more Americans to engage in service and remembrance activities that meet vital community needs and honor the sacrifice of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, or who rose in service as a result of that tragedy.
• CNCS will give priority consideration to organizations with applications that feature one or more of the following elements:
o a focus on engaging and supporting Veterans and Military Families in September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance activities
o a proposal to develop educational materials or curriculum for youth, including a plan for curriculum distribution and educating youth about service to honor September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance
• All grants awarded will support activities that:
o are directly connected to the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, and occur on or near that day, as well as reflect the tone and tenor of a national day of reflection and remembrance;
o focus on honoring those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and those who rose in service as a result of that tragedy;
o demonstrate opportunities to engage new and diverse groups in service;
o leverage public-private partnerships;
o meet an identified community need;
o ensure that grant-supported activities focus on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and provide opportunities to connect to service beyond the holiday;
o provide opportunities to connect to ongoing opportunities to serve; and/or emphasize community connections to Veteran Service Organizations and Military Service Organizations where they exist.
Federal Grant Title: 2015 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants
Federal Agency Name: Corporation for National and Community Service
Grant Categories: Disaster Prevention and Relief Education Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CNCS-04-16-15
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 94.007
CFDA Descriptions: Program Development and Innovation Grants
Current Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2015
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2015
Creation Date: Apr 16, 2015
Archive Date: May 29, 2015
Total Program Funding: $600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Veterans and Military Families
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are capable of carrying out multi-state, nationally focused (10 or more states), or comprehensive regional initiatives. Regional initiatives are multiple cities in a region or are state-wide. If necessary, applicants may engage with other partners to accomplish these geographic initiatives. If engaging with other partners, applicant organizations must have the capability to manage and provide partner oversight, report on project accomplishments and performance measures, and remain accountable to CNCS for the achievement of the intended results set forth in their proposals
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Full notice
Grant Announcement Contact
Patti Stengel Senior Program Officer
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Corporation for National and Community Service 202-606-6845
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