How are AmeriCorps Indian Tribes grants structured?
Organizations receiving AmeriCorps Indian Tribes grants work with local partners to operate their AmeriCorps program in local communities. The organizations that receive the AmeriCorps Indian Tribes grants are called grantees. The grantee is responsible for implementing and managing its AmeriCorps program. • What are the eligibility requirements? Information about eligibility requirements can be found in the 2010 AmeriCorps Notice of Funding Opportunity. • Is there a limit on the amount of grant funds I may request? Yes, there is a limit on how much the Corporation will support per full-time member service year (MSY). The Corporation maximum is $13,000 per MSY. For example, if you propose a program with 50 full-time members, the maximum amount of funds the Corporation will provide is $650,000 (50 MSY multiplied by $13,000). • Can we use this grant to pay for the overall operational needs of our organization? No. AmeriCorps grants are only for costs directly related to the proposed proj