Apply Now for $1.9 Million in FY 2022 Economic Mobility Corps Funding
The Economic Mobility Corps (EMC) is a joint initiative of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) and AmeriCorps that places full-time national service members in Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to enhance their capacity to provide financial literacy, financial planning, budgeting, saving, and other financial counseling activities. Economic Mobility Corps members placed in Certified CDFIs will receive training on the principles of financial counseling and financial literacy and assist CDFIs in promoting access to capital and credit in distressed and underserved areas. A total of $1.9 million is available for awards to EMC recipients. Applications are due to AmeriCorps by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by AmeriCorps by mid May 2022.