Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service (KCCVS)
Governor's Service Awards
All nominators have been notified of the results of their nominee. The ceremony for award recipients is planned for July 29. Learn more about the awards program.
For more information, contact Shannon Ramsey.
2015-16 Kentucky AmeriCorps Launch
Sept. 10, 2015: Service Project with Kids Against Hunger-Louisville and training (Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort)
Sept. 11, 2015: Service March and Swearing-in Ceremony (State Capitol Building, Frankfort)
For more information, contact Carrie Stith-Webster or Shannon Ramsey.
National Service impact in Kentucky
The 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 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.
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).
Kentucky's Celebration of the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary
2014 marked the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and Kentucky held a statewide celebration in downtown Louisville on Sept. 12, 2014, for AmeriCorps members and alumni serving in Kentucky.
Our celebration was a huge success. Visit our AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary page for news, photos and updates from Kentucky's events.
Visit our Kentucky AmeriCorps Alums page for information about the leadership awards and Kentucky's Alums chapter.