Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service (KCCVS)
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Resources for Applying for a 2016-17 Kentucky AmeriCorps Grant
Learn more on the AmeriCorps Grant Information webpage.
2015 Kentucky AmeriCorps Launch
On Sept. 10, more than 350 AmeriCorps members from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort for training and service projects, in honor of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. On Sept. 11, members marched up Capital Avenue to participate in the swearing-in ceremony on the landing of the State Capitol.
Photos and additional information can be found on the AmeriCorps Launch webpage.
2015-16 Kentucky AmeriCorps programs
Press Release: Kentucky Receives $3.7 Million in Service Grants
Press Release: National Service Agency Announces $218 Million in AmeriCorps Funding
Since 1994, nearly Kentuckians have served more than 15 million hours and have qualified for Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling more than $34.1 million.
Governor's Service Awards
Lt. Gov. Luallen Honors Exemplary Volunteers; Service from 2014 recognized during ceremony at Governor’s Mansion
Check out photos on the KCCVS Facebook page or learn more about the awards program.
AmeriCorps 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.
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.
National Service impact in Kentucky
The 2014-15 map shows all national service locations in Kentucky, including AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA. Members are making an impact in 104 Kentucky counties.
The infographic shows accomplishments by Kentucky AmeriCorps members during the 2013-14 program year.
Find out more about the current Kentucky AmeriCorps programs and how to apply for open member positions.
AmeriCorps VISTA 50th Celebration
This year marks the 50th anniversary of AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service to America). The central Appalachian region celebrated the milestone at the AmeriCorps VISTA 50th Anniversary Community Solutions Spotlight at Berea College on Monday, June 29. The event brought together local experts, practitioners, current VISTA members and alumni from a cross-section of backgrounds to discuss innovative solutions to poverty. Check out photos and information from AmeriCorps VISTA on Twitter.
Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service
Kentucky is proud that 106 elected officials participated in the third annual event. Mayors and County Judge/Executives across Kentucky issued proclamations, met members and took photos. Kentucky was fourth in the nation for participation!
Visit the KCCVS Facebook page for #Mayors4Service and #Counties4Service updates. To learn more about the national event, visit the CNCS website.
Statewide Build-A-Bed projects
On April 25, ATEAM and MSUCorps AmeriCorps programs, along with many community partners, will be building more than 460 beds for children in need in 10 sites across the Commonwealth.
MSUCorps build in Morehead/Rowan County (160 beds).
ATEAM's builds in the following nine counties: Barren, Crittenden, Daviess, Garrard, Graves, Hancock, Livingston, Marshall and Pulaski (300 beds).
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