Serve Wisconsin AmeriCorps RFP

​2018-2019 AmeriCorps*State Formula Request for Proposals (RFP)

Now accepting submissions!

Serve Wisconsin is seeking to award AmeriCorps State grant to to organizations that propose to place AmeriCorps members in service solely within Wisconsin. Selected organizations will receive grants to support manage AmeriCorps programs in order to engage AmeriCorps members in service to meet critical needs in Wisconsin. 

All interested applicants must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply via online survey by midnight on May 3, 2018; access the survey here:  Submitting a Notification of Intent to apply does not obligate you to apply in any way.

Proposals and additional documents from eligible applicants are due May 15, 2018 by 4:30 PM CT. See the RFP below for details. 

2018-2019 Formula RFP Documents

2018-2019 AmeriCorps*State Formula Request for Proposals #1819A-WNCSB-AC  
Appendix A: Application Peer Review Form  
Appendix B: Formula Funding Process  
Appendix C: Formula Selection Criteria  

2018-2019 AmeriCorps*State Application Instructions and Attachments 

Additional Checklists

Required Additional Checklist A: Additional Documents Checklist
Required Additional Checklist B: Budget Checklist
Required Additional Checklist C: Alignment with State Service Plan
Required Additional Checklist D: Financial Management Survey

2018 National Performance Measure Instructions

Technical Assistance Webinar Schedule and Participation Information

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Technical Assistance Webinar - May 4 at Noon CT
This webinar will provide a high level overview of the RFP while providing ample opportunities for attendees to ask questions. Please use the information below to join both the audio and web conference in order to be able to see the content that is being presented verbally and visually.

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Previous RFP Webinars and Resources

You may access past recordings of Technical Assistance Webinars and additional resources regarding the RFP, logic models, evidence base, and theory of change here.

RFP Questions & Answers

All questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing by 12:00 midnight CT on May 11, 2018, to Questions via telephone will not be accepted. You may review the Q&A from the previous competition below.
RFP Questions & Answers - 2018-19 (Posted 10/31/2017) 

Technical Assistance From Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC)

Serve Wisconsin, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, is providing each AmeriCorps program applicant up to four hours of 1:1 consultation with evaluators from the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please fill out this survey form, and WEC will get in touch with you to set up a time to discuss your needs.

Additional Resources for Applicants

Technical Assistance Information and Documents

Assistance with National Performance Measures

AmeriCorps Grant Writing Resources 

Program Evaluation Resources

Applicant Evidence Checklist

How to Develop a Program Logic Model

Evidence Quality and Evaluation Capacity Standards Resource