For Immediate Release: May 10, 2021
Media Contact: Renee Bade, firstname.lastname@example.org
Idaho rural nonprofits and local / state government agencies may get a hand up with the help of a three-year grant awarded to Serve Idaho from the federal AmeriCorps.
AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members will be placed in rural nonprofits and local / state government agencies across Idaho for one year. These full-time VISTA members will help rural Idaho communities build capacity, explore challenges facing Idaho’s rural nonprofits and support community efforts to overcome poverty. In return for their year of service members receive a living stipend, an education award, health benefits and potential advantages for future federal jobs.
For Immediate Release: Jan. 4, 2021
Media Contacts: Renee Bade, Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov
Idaho nonprofit, educational, community and faith-based organizations, Indian tribes and local governments are eligible for federal funding through AmeriCorps.
Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, announced that interested organizations have until Feb. 12 to submit an application for the grants that would support the cost of running an AmeriCorps program. Grant awards vary in size based on the size and complexity of the AmeriCorps programs.
Idaho nonprofit, educational, community and faith-based organizations, Indian tribes and local governments are eligible to apply for federal funding through Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. The $50,000 will be awarded to one organization to fund a planning grant on the feasibility of operating an AmeriCorps program.
Interested organizations have until Sept. 17 to submit an application.
A notice of intent to apply for a grant must be filed by 4:30 p.m. MDT Sept. 8. The intent to apply can be found at serveidaho.gov/grantsFunding. A mandatory technical assistance call will be held Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. MDT.
For Immediate Release: Aug. 7, 2018
Information Contact: Renee Bade, (208) 332-3578 ext. 4061
Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism has received a $1,164,578 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to fund Idaho AmeriCorps programs in 2018-2019. The grants will support the service of 155 AmeriCorps members statewide. AmeriCorps members give a year of intensive service on a full-time or part-time basis.