AmeriCorps Planning Grant '23: Call for Community Reviewers

MSA is looking for volunteers to help us review applications for our AmeriCorps 2023-2024 Planning Grants!
Published on
Friday, March 31, 2023
Call for Community Reviewers

'23-'24 AmeriCorps Planning Grants

MSA is looking for volunteers to help us review applications for our AmeriCorps 2023-2024 Planning Grants! MSA recognizes the importance of providing equitable and accessible resources to organizations that need funding and added capacity. To accomplish this goal, we’re broadening our grant reviewer pool by seeking volunteers who represent diverse communities across Massachusetts.

Why Volunteer?

This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of AmeriCorps programming in Massachusetts. You will have a critical voice in determining which organizations receive AmeriCorps grants. In addition, you will also gain:

  • experience in grant writing and nonprofit programming
  • the opportunity to engage in a diverse network of Massachusetts reviewers
  • knowledge about new communities and needs across the state

Who We're Looking For

MSA is looking for grant reviewers who meet one or more of our desired qualifications:

A list of volunteer attributes - full list in the link below!

Please Note: Individuals who are affiliated with applicant organizations are not eligible to participate in the review.


If selected, reviewers will be responsible for:

  • Watching a brief pre-recorded orientation and grant review training
  • Reading and reviewing approximately 3-5 proposals
  • Attending a live, 1.5-hour virtual Community Review Session on Tuesday, April 25th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., or Wednesday, April 26th from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. to offer feedback and recommendations on the proposals you reviewed

Learn More and Apply!

Interested volunteers should take a look at our Reviewer Position Description and apply via our online application no later than Wednesday, April 12th at 12 PM EST.

Can’t volunteer yourself? Forward this email to a someone who might be interested! You can also learn more about AmeriCorps and the application process by visiting our website.

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