The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced $576 million in AmeriCorps funding – including grants and education awards – to help national and local organizations, faith-based groups, and educational institutions respond to the most-critical issues facing communities in the U.S. These federal funds will ensure AmeriCorps members can continue to volunteer their service to communities across the Commonwealth through nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and faith-based groups. These funds will support national service members serving through AmeriCorps programs throughout the state.
Members serve in many of Virginia’s most impoverished communities providing vital support -- from helping to tackle the opioid crisis to protecting historic public lands. These members serve in schools, homeless shelters, youth centers, veteran service facilities, and other nonprofit organizations at a time of growing demand for services.
The Virginia State Service Commission, operating within the Virginia Department of Social Services, announces the following portfolio of Virginia AmeriCorps State programs for 2020-21:
- Aspire! Afterschool Learning - Learning Links
- Boys and Girls Club of Lynchburg - Academic Success Programming
- CARITAS AmeriCorps
- CASA Moving Forward AmeriCorps
- Carroll County Public Schools - LIFT UP AmeriCorps
- DCR - Virginia Service and Conservation Corps
- Edu-Futuro New Program!
- Institute for Advanced Learning & Research - Dan River Year AmeriCorpse
- International Rescue Committee New Program!
- Rappahannock Goodwill Industries - Goodskills Literacy Corps
- The Literacy Lab - Virginia Reading Corps
- UVA - Virginia College Advising Corps