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AmeriCorps Week: March 4-11, 2017

During AmeriCorps Week 2017, individuals, programs and organizations will honor and celebrate the contributions that 80,000 Americans make to their communities and the service of more than 1 million AmeriCorps alumni.

Learn more at the AmeriCorps Week webpage and search for #AmeriCorpsWorks on social media channels.

AmeriCorps Targeted Priority Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service has released the federal Notice of Funding Opportunity for 2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants – Targeted Priority.

  • Healthy Futures: Reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse
  • Safer Communities: Strengthening law enforcement and community relations

Deadline for Kentucky applications is April 12, 2017. Learn more on the AmeriCorps Grant Information webpage.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: Jan. 16, 2017

665 Kentucky AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA members served 2,656 hours, organizing 150 service projects across the commonwealth. Results include:

  • 1,417 community volunteers recruited
  • 5,048 hours of volunteer service, valued at $106,816

Check out photos on Facebook or search for #MLKDay on social media sites. Learn more about National Days of Service.

Current Kentucky AmeriCorps Programs

Learn more about the 2016-17 Kentucky AmeriCorps Programs.

AmeriCorps Alums

AmeriCorps Alums logoAmeriCorps Alums, the only nonprofit network for alumni from all AmeriCorps programs, believes national service is the leadership pipeline for the 21st century.

Learn more about Kentucky AmeriCorps Alums.

AmeriCorps NCCC

If you are interested in being a project sponsor for a NCCC team in Kentucky, please contact Stephanie Gittinger, (601) 630-4068. Learn more about AmeriCorps NCCC.

Senior Corps or AmeriCorps VISTA

If you are interested in learning more about Senior Corps and VISTA projects in Kentucky, contact the CNCS KY Office.

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Last Updated 3/2/2017