Table of Contents


I. Application Deadline

II. Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Expansion Sponsor Competition

III. Senior Companion Program (SCP) Expansion Sponsor Competition

IV. Required Documents

V. Training and Technical Assistance Calls

VI. Frequently Asked Questions

VII. Resources for Applicants

This website is intended to support the AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and Senior Companion Program (SCP) Expansion Sponsor Competition.  Only the states and geographic areas identified are eligible under these competitions. The actual level of funding is subject to the availability of annual appropriations.

 

I. Application Deadline

Application Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified prior to the start date.  

II. AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Expansion Sponsor Competition

FGP Expansion Sponsor Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

FGP/SCP Grant Application Instructions

FGP Appendix A: List of Available Funding Opportunities by State updated 12/7/20

Appendix B: FGP Performance Measure Instructions 

Appendix C: Terms and Definitions 

FGP Federal Regulations

FGP Work Plan Development worksheets

 

III. AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program (SCP) Expansion Sponsor Competition

SCP Expansion Sponsor Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

FGP/SCP Grant Application Instructions

SCP Appendix A: List of Available Funding Opportunities by State updated 12/22/20

Appendix B: SCP Performance Measure Instructions 

Appendix C: Terms and Definitions

SCP Federal Regulations

SCP Work Plan Development worksheets

 

IV. Required Documents

These supplemental documents are referenced in the NOFO and  Grant Application Instructions. 

Operational and Financial Management Survey (OFMS)
 


V. Training and Technical Assistance Calls and Resources

AmeriCorps Seniors will host a series of webinars to introduce potential applicants to the AmeriCorps Seniors FGP/SCP programs, this competition, its performance measurement system and more. See below for available sessions, and click on the link to register and receive detailed connection information. All session will be recorded and recordings will be available on this webpage shortly after a webinar’s conclusion.

Registration link

Watch session 1session 2, session 3, session 4 and session 5 recordings

Session slides and transcripts

Session 1: Introducing the 2021 FGP-SCP Competition
Tuesday, January 5, 2021- 3:30pm ET

This webinar briefly introduces these two programs and reviewed how the competition works, including highlighting some key components of the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Session 2: The Foster Grandparent Program
Wednesday, January 6, 2021- 3:30pm ET

This webinar explains the AmeriCorps FGP program in depth, including spotlighting the kinds of activities volunteers may engage in, performance measure requirements and specific aspects of program management and compliance that applicants need to understand in their application.

Session 3: The Senior Companion Program
Tuesday, January 12, 2021- 3:30pm ET

This webinar explains the AmeriCorps Seniors SCP program in depth, including spotlighting the kinds of activities volunteers may engage in, performance measure requirements and specific aspects of program management and compliance that applicants need to understand in their application.

Session 4: Best Practices in Budget Development
Wednesday, January 13, 2021- 3:30 pm ET

This webinar provides best practices for application budget development.

Session 5: Submitting Your Application in eGrants
Thursday, January 14, 2021- 3:30pm ET

This webinar walks through eGrants, AmeriCorps’ electronic grants management system, step-by-step.

 

 

VI.  Frequently Asked Questions

FGP-SCP Expansion Sponsor Competition FAQ

 

VII.  Resources for Applicants

National Service Criminal History Check (NSCHC) 

FGP Program Regulations

SCP Program Regulations

Uniform Guidance § CFR 200

 

 

 

 

Further information

Program Type
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program
NOFA/NOFO End Date
Status
Open
CFDA number
94.011 | 94.016
Contact Email
2021FGPSCP@cns.gov