Interested in starting an AmeriCorps program?

2019-2020 AmeriCorps*State Formula Request for Proposals (RFP): DEADLINE PASSED FOR THIS CYCLE

Serve Wisconsin is seeking to award AmeriCorps State grants to organizations that propose to place AmeriCorps members to serve the state of Wisconsin. Selected organizations will receive grants to manage AmeriCorps programs in order to engage AmeriCorps members in service to meet critical needs in Wisconsin. Apply now to get things done!


  • March 18, 2019: RFP Release

  • April 24, 2019: Notification of Intent to Apply due

  • April 30, 2019: Last day for submitting inquiries regarding this RFP

  • May 2, 2019: Proposals and additional documents due


Need Assistance? We have resources.


Technical Assistance Webinar Schedule & Participation Information

  • AmeriCorps State Formula RFP Webinar - April 4 at 11 AM

    Experienced or new to AmeriCorps, all are welcome at this webinar. We'll give a high level overview of the grant process, and leave plenty of time to tackle questions brought by attendees.

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  • JOIN THE WEB CONFERENCE: To join the web conference, copy and paste the following link:

    This webinar will be delivered on the web only, so you will have to click the link above to see the slides and hear the audio. After you click the link to join the webinar, it will take you to a new page where you will have to enter information like your name and email address on the right hand side before clicking join.

  • Recorded Webinars and other 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 no later than April 30, 2019, to Questions via telephone will not be accepted. You may review the Q&A from the previous competition below.
RFP Questions & Answers (Posted 4/2/2019)

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 a limited number of free 1 on 1 consultation with evaluators from the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The evaluators at WEC would be great resources for programs with needs with evaluation plans, reports, evidence, performance measures, and more. 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

In order to improve the application process, we welcome your feedback. Please take a moment and fill out this seven question survey.