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Local communities can apply for AmeriCorps grants

Jan. 22, 2024
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Jan. 22, 2024 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Idaho organizations interested in operating an AmeriCorps program can earn up to $75,000 in grant funds. Eligible organizations include nonprofits; educational, community and faith-based organizations; Indian tribes and local…
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Learn about AmeriCorps with Serve Idaho

Jan. 4, 2024
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Jan. 4, 2024 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Idaho nonprofit, educational, community and faith-based organizations, Indian tribes and local governments are invited to attend a virtual presentation on Jan. 11, 2024, at 11 a.m. (MT) to learn about…
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Idaho volunteer finds home for her expertise through AmeriCorps

Dec. 27, 2023
Karen Swenson dedicated 30 years of her life to education. When she retired and moved back to Idaho to help care for her parents, she knew there was something else she wanted to do, she just wasn’t sure what. She…
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Montpelier volunteer recognized at Idaho Capital for a Day

Oct. 27, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Oct. 26, 2023 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Larry Vila of Montpelier was honored for his volunteer service as part of the Idaho Capital for a Day event hosted by Gov. Brad Little Wednesday, Oct. 25. Serve…
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Serve Idaho: AmeriCorps members and alums “Unite in Service” to Honor 9/11 Day in the Magic Valley

Sep. 11, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Sept. 9, 2023 Media Contact: micaela.deloyola-carkin@labor.idaho.gov AmeriCorps and Serve Idaho Commission members and staff will come together in Jerome, Shoshone, Twin Falls and Gooding to participate in the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.…
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Idaho awarded more than $4.3 million in funding for AmeriCorps programs

Aug. 9, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Aug. 9, 2023 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Serve Idaho recently received a $4,339,065 grant to fund the AmeriCorps programs in Idaho from 2023 to 2024. Nearly 370 AmeriCorps members will be supporting efforts to provide communities…
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Gov. Little appoints nine new commissioners to Serve Idaho

Aug. 8, 2023
Gov. Brad Little appointed nine new commissioners to the Serve Idaho Commission. They add to the existing commission of 13. “The new commissioners bring a passion for volunteerism and AmeriCorps in their communities,” program manager Renee Bade said. “We are…
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Applications open for AmeriCorps VISTA project

July 6, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 30, 2023 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Applications are open for organizations to apply to host a member from the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) who can assist in building organizational capacity. An intent…
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St. Anthony volunteer recognized for contributions

June 16, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 16, 2023 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov Amy Clements from St. Anthony was honored for her volunteer service as part of the Idaho Capital for a Day event hosted by Gov. Brad Little Thursday. Serve Idaho,…
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Serve Idaho announces $375,000 in funding for AmeriCorps planning grants

May 30, 2023
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 30, 2023 Media Contact: Renee.Bade@labor.idaho.gov 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.…
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