Scam Alert


Office of Grant Administration
Feb. 7, 2023 Scam Alert

AmeriCorps has received reports that some grantees and sponsors are receiving scam emails requesting a fee for registrations. has addressed this concern and reinforced that no one needs to pay to register in Please note:

  • does not use social media;
  • will not contact individuals by phone to solicit, review, or make awards;
  • No government staff will contact you requesting money; and
  • is a free public website.

If you have been affected by this scam, please report any information and documentation related to this incident to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center and your local law enforcement authorities.

If you have additional questions prior to reporting your incident, check out these FAQs for more information.