Funding Opportunity
AmeriCorps Grants
Request for Proposals

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services, on behalf of the New York State Commission on National and Community Service, seeks applications from eligible organizations for FY2024 AmeriCorps Competitive grant funding. Read the full Request for Proposals (RFP 1157) for application instructions.

RFP 1157 Training Webinars

The Commission hosted two training and technical assistance webinars related to RFP 1157 on November 6, 2023. Recordings of the webinars, as well as presentation slides, are available at the link below. 

RFP 1157
Call for Reviewers
The New York State Commission on National and Community Service seeks application reviewers between December 6th and 7th, 2023, to review applications for FY2024 AmeriCorps Competitive grant funding submitted in response to RFP 1157.
What's Getting Done
"What's Getting Done" is a monthly newsletter from the New York State Commission on National and Community Service. The November 2023 issue covers veterans and hometown heroes; it includes a pair of exciting announcements from The State University of New York, as well as updates on the Commission’s next statewide service plan, upcoming events, and more.
What We Do
National and Community Service
The Commission's mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering in the state of New York. The Commission develops and implements a service plan every three years and manages grants and contracts for AmeriCorps programs which, throughout New York State, provide education, economic, environmental, health care, and disaster services.

Choose AmeriCorps

National Service and Volunteerism

Join a network of more than one million strong. Enrich your life and the lives of others while learning valuable skills and earning benefits for your service. No matter where you’re from or what you’re passionate about, AmeriCorps is your chance to bring out the best of America.


Each year, AmeriCorps provides organizations people power and resources to meet their communities' most pressing challenges. Join over 2,500 organizations dedicated to strengthening their communities.

Alumni Registration
AmeriCorps Alums
Register as an AmeriCorps Alum to gain access to special benefits, resources, and opportunities.
National Direct Consultation
Multi-State AmeriCorps Programs
Organizations that intend to operate an AmeriCorps program in more than one state or territory must apply directly to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and other national service programs in the United States.

However, prior to submitting an application to CNCS, multi-state applicants must consult with the Commissions of the states in which they intend to operate. Multi-state organizations proposing to operate in New York State should consult with the New York State Commission by submitting the National Direct Consultation Form below.
Change a Life. Become a Mentor.
The New York State Mentoring Program
Help make a real difference in a young person’s life and give them hope for the future.