AmeriCorps has invested more than $13 million in federal funding to support 45 organizations focused on engaging community members in volunteer activities through the Volunteer Generation Fund and Days of Service awards. This announcement will support up to 185,000 Americans who will create service opportunities, recruit volunteers and encourage Americans to participate in the country’s two national days of service.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

On Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, Americans across the country come together make local communities more equitable and take action to create the Beloved Community of Dr. King’s dream.

Organization State Amount Approved Volunteers Engaged
The Arc of The United States, Inc. DC $246,838 700
Youth Service America DC $115,000 23,000
United Way of Northeast Florida FL $115,950 450
Hands on Atlanta, Inc. GA $100,010 2,000
Montgomery County Maryland MD $100,000 4,500
EngageNJ NJ $250,000 6,600
Jersey Cares NJ $100,977 1,500
Literacy New Jersey Inc. NJ $100,000 450
New York Edge, Inc. NY $178,550 3,000
New Stories WA $200,000 50,000

September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance

On September 11th and throughout the year, volunteer projects honor those who serve our country and join with them to address the needs of their local communities and rekindle the spirit of unity and service that swept the nation after that tragic day. 

Organization State Amount Approved Volunteers Engaged
My Good Deed Inc. CA $499,990 10,000
My Good Deed Inc. CA $499,819 4,800
High Country Volunteers CO $100,000 1,000
Youth Service America DC $195,000 10,000
County of Collier FL $196,561 50
Habitat for Humanity International GA $199,990 2,000
Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service IA $195,853 2,500
Idaho State University ID $402,996 420
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity MI $168,748 5,000
Greene Lamp Inc. NC $250,000 300
Land of Sky Regional Council NC $338,209 250
Mitzvah Circle PA $100,000 120
Westmoreland County Food Bank, Inc. PA $150,405 200
Sewa International, Inc. TX $499,849 2,400
West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service WV $133,831 1500