CNCS Forecast of Funding Opportunities FY 2020

This webpage presents a forecast of grant competitions through which the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) expects to invite applicants to apply for new awards. CNCS publishes this page to provide potential applicants with information they could use in planning for future grant competitions.

The forecast is organized chronologically according to the Notices of Funding Opportunity (Notice) that already have been announced or that CNCS plans to announce at a later date. The competitions listed are based upon CNCS’s best estimates.

  • Funding Opportunities Announced” lists the already published grant competitions. The dates provided are actual and the Notices have been published.
  • Funding Opportunities Anticipated” lists the currently planned grant competitions for the rest of fiscal year (FY) 2020. The dates provided are estimates and the Notices have not yet been published.

Potential applicants should note, however, that the “Funding Opportunities Anticipated” could change if CNCS needs to cancel or announce a new competition.

CNCS posts all announced grant competitions on its website. The Notices contain the actual dates of the competitions, as well as its requirements and selection criteria. For information regarding current and previous grant competitions, please visit CNCS at:

The terms below describe the information found in both the “Funding Opportunities Announced” and “Funding Opportunities Anticipated” charts:

  • CFDA No.: The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number.
  • Notice Name: The title of the grant competition.
  • Notice Publication: The actual or estimated date of publication for the grant competition’s Notice.
  • Link to Notice: The electronic link to the grant competition’s published Notice.
  • Application Deadline: The actual or estimated deadline for submitting applications for a grant competition.
  • Announcement Date: The actual or estimated deadline for the announcement of the applications selected for funding.
  • Contact Information: The email address and/or telephone numbers for obtaining further information about the programs listed. This information is also included in the actual Notice for each competition.

Funding Opportunities Announced


CFDA No. Notice Name Notice PublicationLink to Application DeadlineNoticeApplication DeadlineAnnouncement DateContact Information
94.002FY 2020 RSVP Competition July 2019

RSVP Competition Webpage

RSVP Notice

September 25, 2019Early March
94.006AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY2020September 2019

AmeriCorps State and  National Competition Webpage

AmeriCorps State and National Notice 

January 8, 2020May 1 2020202-606-7508


Anticipated Funding Opportunities 


CFDA No. Notice NameNotice PublicationLink to NoticeApplication DeadlineAnnouncement DateContact Information
94.011, 94.016FY 2020 Senior Companion Program and Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Sponsor GrantsOctober 2019TBDDecember
94.01294.014FY 2020 Day of Service GrantsSeptember 2019TBDFebruary
94.013FY 2020 VISTA CompetitionJanuary 2020TBDApril
94.006AmeriCorps State and
National Indian Tribes Grants
January 2020TBDMay 2020TBD202-606-7508
94.021Volunteer Generation
Fund FY 2020

 January  2020

TBD May 2020TBD





Note: This webpage is for reference only and is not an official notification. CNCS is not bound by the estimated dates in this document. We advise applicants to read the published Notice for each competition. As information becomes available, all Notices are published at the following location at least five weeks prior to the Application Deadline:

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