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We Focus on Six Key Areas to Make an Impact

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Education

Our members and volunteers support students in nearly 12,000 public, private, and charter schools across the country. Through our work we improve attendance and engagement, increase high-school graduation rates and expand college enrollment.

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Leveraging National Service in Your Schools

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Economic Opportunity

Our programs serve as a pathway to employment opportunities and help develop vital work skills. We build and rehabilitate affordable housing, provide financial literacy training, and connect people to jobs.

Fact Sheet

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Disaster Services

When disaster strikes, we repair homes, assist survivors, and help restore communities when it matters most. We have deployed thousands of members and volunteers to areas affected by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and tornadoes.

Disaster Services

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Environmental Stewardship

We serve on projects that cover thousands of acres of public lands across America – including many with the National Park Service. We help conserve natural habitats, protect clean air and water, and reduce utility bills by improving home energy efficiency.

Climate Response

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Veterans & Military Families

We provide assistance to nearly 500,000 veterans and military families by connecting them to education opportunities, jobs, and the benefits they have earned. Many veterans also volunteer with us so they can continue to serve their country.

Veterans Services

Communities

AmeriCorps also works with various communities to support their goals, meet their needs, and create lasting change.


Native Nations

Through national service, AmeriCorps provides the opportunities for Native Nations and Indigenous communities to address their unique priorities.

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Initiatives

United We ServeUnited We Serve

President Biden calls upon Americans to unite through national service and volunteerism to counter the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety.

Answer the Call

NPSSNational Partnership for Student Success

The National Partnership for Student Success supports a nationwide three-year effort to engage 250,000 more tutors and mentors to accelerate student recovery and success.

Get Involved

Ready Set ServeREADY SET SERVE

AmeriCorps is a proud partner of the READY SET campaign, a nationwide call to action to support students impacted by COVID-19. Become a tutor, a mentor, or serve young people through AmeriCorps opportunities.

Take Action

Connecting Individuals and Organizations to Help Communities Tackle Their Toughest Challenges

AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
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People Power

Every year, we place more than 250,000 AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers with organizations across the country.

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Funding

AmeriCorps is a federal agency that funds organizations to make positive impact in communities.  To support the placement of AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers in communities, we provide more than $800 million in grants every year.

About AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps brings Americans together to serve communities.

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Our Impact

See the impact service, members and volunteers have in your state and across the country.

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Join AmeriCorps

Join a network of 1M+ individuals who have made a difference across the country.

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