Serve Idaho announces $1.1 Million in grant funds available

Posted at 6:33 AM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 11:29:02-05

BOISE, Idaho — Serve Idaho says more than a million dollars in federal funding will be available to local nonprofits, Native-American tribes, local governments, and educational, community, and faith-based organizations through AmeriCorps.

Serve Idaho is the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

Officials say organizations have until Feb. 12 to submit an application for the grants that would support the cost of running an AmeriCorps program. Grant awards vary in size based on the size and complexity of the AmeriCorps programs.

A notice of intent to apply for a grant must be filed by 5 p.m. on Jan. 15. A mandatory technical assistance call will be held on Jan. 20 at 2 p.m.

Serve Idaho and AmeriCorps provide funding for disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, veterans, and military families.