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We focus on these key areas to make an impact

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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

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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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.

AmeriCorps Disaster Services Unit

AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors help communities across the country prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters.

About AmeriCorps

Our purpose is to bring out the best of America. We do this by bringing 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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