Table of Contents

Application Deadline
Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Replacement Opportunity
Senior Companion Program (SCP) Replacement Opportunity
Required Documents
Training and Technical Assistance Calls
Frequently Asked Questions
Resources for Applicants

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

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00PM Eastern Time on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified prior to the start date.

AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Replacement Opportunity

FGP Replacement Opportunity Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
Grant Application Instructions
FGP Appendix A: List of Available Funding Opportunities by State
Appendix B: FGP Performance Measure Instructions
Appendix C: Terms and Definitions
FGP Federal Regulations

AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program (SCP) Replacement Opportunity

SCP Replacement Opportunity Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
Grant Application Instructions
SCP Appendix A: List of Available Funding Opportunities by State
Appendix B: SCP Performance Measure Instructions
Appendix C: Terms and Definitions
SCP Federal Regulations

Required Documents

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

Operational and Financial Management Survey (OFMS) (Word)
Diversity Questionnaire (Survey Monkey) - posted Nov. 10, 2021

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 opportunity, 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 document shortly after a webinar’s conclusion.

Session 1: Introducing AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Seniors and its Programs

  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 3:30 p.m. ET
  • This webinar briefly introduces AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Seniors, and its programs. 
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation (posted after webinar)

Session 2: Touring the Notice of Funding Opportunity

  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 3:30 p.m. ET
  • In this session, we will review the FGP and SCP Notice of Funding Opportunity and conduct a Q&A.
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation (posted after webinar)

Session 3: Understanding the National Performance Measures

  • Thursday, December 9, 2021, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • In this session, we will review the National Performance Measures and conduct a Q&A.
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation (posted after webinar)

Session 4: Submitting Your Application in eGrants

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 3:30 p.m. ET
  • This webinar walks through eGrants, AmeriCorps’ electronic grants management system, step-by-step.
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation (posted after webinar)

Session 5: AmeriCorps Seniors in Actions: Mobilizing a Generation for FGP and SCP

  • Thursday, December 16, 2021, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, January 6, 2022, 3:00 p.m. ET
  • This webinar explains the AmeriCorps Seniors programs 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.
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation (posted after webinar)

Session 6: Best Practices in Budget Development

  • Prerecorded
  • In this session, AmeriCorps Seniors and Office of Grant Administration review best practices in budget development for AmeriCorps Seniors funding opportunities.
  • Recording | Closed Caption | Spanish Translation

Frequently Asked Questions

FGP-SCP Replacement Opportunity FAQ - posted by November 10, 2021

Resources for Applicants

National Service Criminal History Check (NSCHC)
FGP Program Regulations
SCP Program Regulations
Uniform Guidance § CFR 200