Serve Wisconsin: Announces $14.8 million in AmeriCorps funding for Wisconsin

Serve Wisconsin: Announces $14.8 million in AmeriCorps funding for Wisconsin

[Madison, WI] – Serve Wisconsin proudly announces that Wisconsin received $14.8 million in grant funding from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and community volunteerism, to support 27 programs across the state.

“This funding will put 936 AmeriCorps members on the ground at over 200 service sites throughout the state to help make a difference and improve the lives of people across Wisconsin,” said Jeanne Duffy, Executive Director of Serve Wisconsin...

WisCorps  93 AmeriCorps members will complete high priority conservation projects across the state of Wisconsin and facilitate environmental education programming. Conservation crew members will improve public land, manage habitats, build or maintain trails, plant trees, and complete other projects. Additional WisCorps members will engage students and the public in environmental education and support conservation efforts at Wisconsin nonprofit organizations.

Racine Zoo AmeriCorps Program  15 AmeriCorps members will provide environmental education programming to elementary, middle school, and high school students to reinforce the grade-level science curriculum through inquiry and research activities, environmental presentations, and programming for participating classes at the zoo.

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers 13 AmeriCorps members will expand the delivery of medical, behavioral, environmental health, and social services programming to individuals from low-income families and to areas with limited access to healthcare.

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