Formula Planning Grant

Applications Due April 20, 2023

Opportunity for organizations proposing to plan an AmeriCorps State program.

Montana AmeriCorps FY2023 Formula Planning Grant Documents & Resources

Formula Planning Grant Notice of Funding Available
Mandatory Supplemental Information
Planning Application and Performance Measure Instructions
Planning Grant Letter of Intent
Applicant Operational and Financial Management Survey (OFMS)
Readiness Self-Assessment
Budget Worksheet (not required to submit)
Grant Review Scoring Matrix 


Mar. 9, 2023,              Pre-Notice Training and Technical Assistance Call, 11 a.m.

Mar. 10, 2023             Letter of Intent and Additional Documents (see Notice) due to by Due 5p.m. MST

Mar. 27, 2023             Official posting of the Formula Planning Grant Notice

Mar. 30, 2023,            Technical Assistance Call, 11 a.m.,

 Apr. 3-6, 2023             Written Technical assistance period*

 Apr. 20, 2023              Application Due Date by 5pm Mountain Time

 May 4, 2023                Formula Operating & Planning Grant Review Workgroup Meeting

A representative of each Applicant must be present for the day, either in-person or virtually.
Reasonable accommodations available upon request
  • Scoring Matrix – Formula Operating Program and Planning

May 11, 2023              Special Meeting of the Commission on Community Service

  • Vote on the Formula Grant Review Workgroup funding recommendation

May 15-18, 2023         State of Montana Applicant clarification period 

  • All recommended applicants

May 18, 2023              Clarified applications resubmitted in eGrants by 5pm Mountain Time

Summer 2023             Applicants notified of funding determination;AmeriCorps Clarification and Resolution

August 2023               Awards issued to successful applicants


*Technical Assistance:

Applicants are encouraged to use the technical assistance period to ask clarifying questions, to obtain a better understanding of the RFP process, the project, and to notify the State of any ambiguities, inconsistencies, or errors discovered upon examination of this RFP. All questions and written responses will be posted publicly on the ServeMontana website at Participation in the technical assistance period is optional, however, it is advisable that all interested parties participate.

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