The Carl & Roberta 
Deutsch Foundation



Corporation for National & Community Service

AmeriCorps VISTA Program

The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) Program taps the skills, talents, and passions of more than 8,000 Americans annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty. The program's nationwide corps of VISTAs commits full-time for a year at nonprofit organizations or local government agencies to build the capacity of these organizations to carry out programs that tackle poverty. 

The 2018 Request for Concept Papers (RFCP) is now available! Please use the link below to access the application materials for this request. Please direct all questions regarding this funding opportunity to Danette Martin (contact information below). 

For the 2018 Request for Concept Papers (RFCP), click HERE.

For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program and Corporation's other programs in California, please contact Danette Martin, Program Officer at the California State Office at 310-393-2291.

Social Venture Partners Los Angeles

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Los Angeles works with individual philanthropists to realize greater impact with their giving, strengthen nonprofits, and invest in collaborative solutions. Their Social Innovation Fast Pitch program trains nonprofit leaders to powerfully communicate their story, while connecting them with leaders in the business, philanthropic, and nonprofit communities.

For more information on SVP LA and their Fast Pitch Program, click HERE.


NBC4 Southern California's "I Am a Volunteer" News Segment

NBC4 Southern California's "I Am a Volunteer" news segment features local nonprofit organizations' volunteer opportunities on-air during the NBC4 News at 11:00am on Thursdays and Fridays and online at This is an opportunity to promote your organization's volunteer opportunities. 

For more information about the segment and submitting for a possible feature, please click HERE


Corporation for National & Community Service - National Funding Opportunities  

  • AmeriCorps VISTA Funding Opportunities (2018)
    • ClicHERE for the AmeriCorps VISTA Request for Concept Papers
    • Click HERE for a presentation on "Understanding VISTA and the Application Process"