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National Service Reports

Read state profiles to learn about AmeriCorps’ investments in your state.

The lasting impact of national service speaks to the strength of our programs and the dedication of our members and volunteers who serve.

Fast facts

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communities served across the country

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Bringing Americans Together

Americans from around the country and across countless communities come together each year to tackle our most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities, making service to others a cornerstone of our national culture.


Service by the Numbers

In coordination with state and local entities, national service responds to the most pressing issues facing our nation. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs, reduce crime, connect returning veterans to jobs, fight the opioid epidemic, support seniors to live independently, make college more accessible and affordable, and help Americans rebuild their lives following disasters.

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How We Build Evidence of Impact

The agency’s strategic evidence plan provides a roadmap for generating credible, relevant, and actionable information about the extent to which it is achieving its mission. 

At AmeriCorps, we view evidence building as an ongoing cycle, and incorporate the process into our work across the agency through four phases: innovation, implementation, improvement, and expanded impact.

Read the Strategic Evidence Plan

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AmeriCorps researches and develops unique service programs that explore how to engage and improve communities.

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AmeriCorps members, grantees, and partner organizations adopt programs locally to address social issues.

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AmeriCorps leverages rigorous evaluation methods to measure program performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

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Expanded Impact

Using evaluation results, AmeriCorps provides the framework for other organizations to replicate and scale programs in their communities.

Supporting Research and Evaluation

The AmeriCorps Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) produces accurate and timely research on national service, social innovation, volunteering, and civic engagement. We conduct original and sponsored research and evaluations, support evaluations of grantees’ research and programs, and promote evidence-based service models – all of which infuses data into AmeriCorps programs and contributes to the public understanding of national service.

Learn more about research & evaluation at AmeriCorps

Evaluation resources

Research & evaluation grants

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Research and Evaluation Digest

The Research and Evaluation Digest highlights the agency’s recent research, evaluation and evidence tools, reports, and knowledge building activities on national service, social innovation, volunteering, and civic engagement. The Digest is your go-to resource for original and sponsored research and evaluations, evaluations of grantees’ research and programs, and promotion of evidence-based service models – all of which infuse data into AmeriCorps programs and contribute to the public’s understanding of national service.

Research and Evaluation Digest Archive

Our Impact

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Find an Opportunity to Serve

We connect AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers to organizations strengthening communities across the country.

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Our Team

We are uniting America by bringing people together to serve communities. Our agency is made of a team of individuals from different backgrounds and experiences, working as one to strengthen communities in our country.

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