Opportunity CNCS-COOP-060209-001

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Opportunity CNCS-COOP-060209-001: 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 TTANOFO@cns.gov for the replay number.
Federal Grant Title: Opportunity CNCS-COOP-060209-001
Federal Agency Name: Corporation for National and Community Service
Grant Categories: Education Employment Labor and Training Other Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CNCS-COOP-060209-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 94.007
CFDA Descriptions: Planning and Program Development Grants
Current Application Deadline: Jul 02, 2009 By 5:
Original Application Deadline: Jul 02, 2009 By 5:
Posted Date: Jun 02, 2009
Creation Date: Jun 02, 2009
Archive Date: Jul 10, 2009
Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
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.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement 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 TTANOFO@cns.gov .
NOFA specific email for this competition. [TTANOFO@cns.gov]
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