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  • More than 4,520 Mayors Unite in Support of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps April 3, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day)More than 4,520 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders will participate in a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the fifth-annual Mayor, County, and Tribal Recognition Day for National Service. Together, these elected officials represent 194 million citiz […]
  • AmeriCorps Strengthens Recovery Efforts in West Virginia March 6, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 6, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, announced today that a team of AmeriCorps VISTA members will support long-term recovery efforts in affected communities. CNCS has dispatched more than 300 national service members to fl […]
  • AmeriCorps NCCC Completes $100 million in Tax Returns for Low-Income Households March 1, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, announced that AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) has helped low-income families secure more than $100 million through their tax returns.
  • Federal Social Innovation Fund Celebrates $1 Billion Milestone February 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 24, 2017 (All day)As part of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) week, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, celebrated a major milestone for the SIF. Since the program’s inception in 2009, CNCS has generated $1 billion in investments for evidence-based […]
  • Wisconsin Receives $1.4 Million in Funding for Senior Volunteer Programs February 1, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, today announced more than $1.4 million in funding for new Senior Corps programs in Wisconsin. This funding, awarded to 10 local organizations, will support more than 350 Foster Grandparent volu […]
  • AmeriCorps and Senior Corps Respond to Southeast Severe Storms and Tornadoes January 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced the first resources deployed to support the response to the severe storms and tornadoes that tore through Mississippi, Georgia, and other southern states. In total, more than three do […]
  • AmeriCorps Deploys More Response Teams to Tennessee January 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (All day)The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced that more than 60 additional national service members have been deployed to support the response to the wildfires in Tennessee. Nearly 100 AmeriCorps members have been dispatched to t […]
  • MLK Day of Service Unites Americans to Address Local Challenges January 16, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 16, 2017 (All day)On Monday, January 16, thousands of organizations across the country, along with the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and the nation’s volunteering efforts, will lead Americans in the nation's largest day of civic engagement, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. […]