Please note: This notice is for AmeriCorps New Hampshire Planning Grant applicants, which are AmeriCorps State Formula Grants. These grants are awarded to organizations to prepare for operating an AmeriCorps program that will place AmeriCorps members in service in New Hampshire. No AmeriCorps members are included in the planning grant. Successful applicants are expected to submit a full AmeriCorps NH application in a future funding cycle. No previous AmeriCorps experience is necessary to apply for this funding.


  • Friday, February 19
    • Optional informational and Q & A call for new applicants at 3pm.
  • Thursday, February 25
  • Wednesday, March 3
    • Optional AmeriCorps Program Grant Writing and Budget Training 10am-12pm
  • Friday, March 12
  • Wednesday, April 14            
    • Applications (and required supplemental documents) due in eGrants by 5pm
  • May 14 – May 21
    • Notification of approval or rejection of application delivered. (Request for clarifications may also accompany notification.)
  • Tuesday, June 1
    • Clarification responses for approved applications due by 5pm.

**All questions should be sent to**

**Volunteer NH expects all applicants to abide by the stated timeline without exception. Volunteer NH reserves the right to declare any applicant that does not meet any of the above deadlines ineligible for funding. Applying to this NOFO does not guarantee funding from Volunteer NH or the Corporation for National and Community Service (d/b/a “AmeriCorps”) Due to other factors, the dates of the timeline might change**

Click here to read the full AmeriCorps Planning Grant NOFO