Become a Campus Compact VISTA Host Site

Campus Compact is now accepting 2021-22 AmeriCorps VISTA applications from potential host sites in the following states: Connecticut, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Campus Compact AmeriCorps members serving with the VISTA program build capacity for high impact programs, transformational organizational approaches and collective impact efforts focused on low income individuals in one of the following areas: education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, and Veterans/military families. We thank you for your interest in the Compact VISTA program and look forward to receiving your application.

Key Dates

Be sure to consult the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the complete timeline!

Intent to Apply: December 22, 2020
Application Deadline: January 11, 2021 (renewal applicants), January 20, 2021 (new applicants)

Host Site Application Resources

Host Site Application Support

Application Assistance Sessions focus on reviewing the program, RFP, and application process in detail. These sessions are optional but always encouraged, as content changes occur each year. You must register for the session using the link to the left. The webinar includes a visual presentation, please log in on a computer. Dates and times are subject to change so please check back on our website for the most up-to-date information.

Thurs, Dec 10, 2020 2:00-3:30 PM EST (Renewals Only)
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 11:00-12:30 EST (All Applicants)
Wed, Jan 6, 2021 10:00 AM-11:30 EST (All Applicants)

Sign up for an Application Assistance Session >

Open Q&A sessions are meant as a supplement, not a replacement, to the Application Assistance Sessions. We encourage all applicants to attend an Application Assistance session first to answer overall questions about the application process and then join a Q&A session with any additional project-specific questions. Please register at least 24 hours in advance.

Thurs, Jan 7, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST (Renewals Only)
Friday, Jan 15, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST (New Applicants Only)

Sign up for a Q&A Session >

Get in touch

Matt Farley, Director of Campus Compact AmeriCorps Programs,
Tasia Cerezo, VISTA Program Manager,
Chelsey Hudson, VISTA Program Manager,

Watch our Application Assistance Webinar

View the Slides from the Webinar

Campus Compact is an intermediary AmeriCorps VISTA sponsor through AmeriCorps. The application process is competitive and awards under the Campus Compact VISTA program are subject to appropriations and approval from AmeriCorps.