Public Health AmeriCorps will include a 400 million dollar investment, over five years, from the American Rescue Plan Act workforce funding that will enable the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who are ready to respond to the public health needs of the nation by providing public health service in communities.
AmeriCorps members will serve primarily in state, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments or in service to public health departments. It is strongly recommended that AmeriCorps members serve in at least teams of two. AmeriCorps has found that placing at least two members at a service site location provides economies of scale and aids in retention of members.
AmeriCorps is hosting technical assistance webinars for Public Health AmeriCorps applicants to answer questions about the funding opportunity and eGrants. AmeriCorps strongly encourages all applicants participate in these sessions. The Technical Assistance Webinars section will be updated with additional calls and webinars as they are scheduled.
The following non-Federal entities (all of which are defined in 2 CFR 200.1) are eligible to apply:
- Indian Tribes
- Institutions of higher education
- Local governments
- Nonprofit organizations
- States and US Territories
Applicants must have a valid SAM registration and DUNS and/or Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) to receive an award.
If you are having technical difficulties with creating an account, preparing, or submitting the application in eGrants, please contact the AmeriCorps Hotline at (800) 942-2677 or via Questions. For all other application questions, please contact AmeriCorpsGrants@cns.gov.