Grant Opportunities
FY2024 AmeriCorps Formula Funding
Request for Proposals 1166

The Commission is seeking applicants for FY2024 AmeriCorps Formula funding. Applications are due April 30, 2024. Please review RFP 1166 at the link below for full application insturctions.

RFP 1166 Informational Sessions

On Monday, April 8, the Commission hosted two webinars to provide potential applicants information related to AmeriCorps programming as well as information related to applying for either an operational or planning grant. Click the link below to access recordings of these webinars. 

RFP 1166
Call for Reviewers
The Commission is seeking reviewers who are available to review applications between May 2 and May 3, 2024. Reviewers will be trained and compensated. Click the link below for more details.
What's Getting Done
"What's Getting Done" is a monthly newsletter from the New York State Commission on National and Community Service. In this April 2024 issue we recap AmeriCorps week, highlight the impact AmeriCorps has on our environment, and much more.

Choose AmeriCorps

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.
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.