American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program

Funding Agency:

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) provides additional federal resources to AmeriCorps Seniors in order to assist communities in COVID-19 recovery. This funding will be made available throughout the United States, with a particular interest in programs that will serve communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applicants are invited to submit applications for the American Rescue SDP funds. Applicants are required to address one or more of the following Focus Areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and Veteran and Military Families. Applicants are invited to apply for funding based on the determination that your project proposal meets the criteria as detailed in this document.

Applications are due Thursday, February 3, 2022.

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Eligibility Requirements

The following non-federal entities (all of which are defined in 2 CFR 200.1 are eligible to apply: • Tribal communities • Institutions of higher education • Local governments • Nonprofit organizations • States governments

Amount Description

Award amounts will vary, as determined by the scope of the projects. AmeriCorps Seniors expects to make awards in the range of $100,000 to $500,000.

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement

External Deadline

February 3, 2022