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Our mission

To inspire and recognize volunteers and empower communities through service and AmeriCorps to address Idaho’s unmet needs.

Serve Idaho promotes collaborative efforts among private and nonprofit organizations, schools and state and local government agencies to advance national service programs and volunteerism throughout the state. We are here to Serve Idaho!

Serve Idaho meets its mission through:

  • Administration of Idaho’s AmeriCorps grants to address critical community needs through a year of dedicated service.
  • Leadership of Idaho’s promise to ensure that young people have the resources they need to be successful.
  • Hosting the annual Serve Idaho Conference on Service and Volunteerism to provide volunteer management and professional development training for AmeriCorps members.
  • In partnership with the Idaho Nonprofit Center provide volunteer management training during the Idaho Nonprofit Center Annual Conference and Regional Trainings.
  • In partnership with the Idaho Nonprofit Center host the Idaho Philanthropy Day to recognize Idaho’s outstanding volunteers and philanthropists. 
  • Leadership in national days of service including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, AmeriCorps Week and September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance.

Our history

Serve Idaho was established in 1994 by Gov. Cecil D. Andrus.

Our events

Serve Idaho

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism
317 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83735
Phone: (208) 332-3578
Fax: (208) 327-7470

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Idaho Youth License Plate

Youth license plates

As part of Idaho’s Promise, the sale of youth license plates supports at-risk youth intervention and prevention programs through your county sheriff’s office.

Visit the local Division of Motor Vehicles and purchase yours today!

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