Citizen Action AmeriCorps Program
The Citizen Action AmeriCorps Program works to strengthen communities by creating and managing service projects, mobilizing and engaging new volunteers, cultivating community leaders and building the capacity of community based organizations. Working with a variety of community nonprofits, the Citizen Action AmeriCorps Program seeks to develop members
with the skills and experience of service leadership, an understanding of how nonprofits and communities work, and the know-how to lead and affect change for a lifetime. Learn More >

Strengthening Communities AmeriCorps*VISTA Initiative
Over three years, 75 VISTAs per year will serve in Volunteer Centers to recruit volunteers and develop organizational capacity for programs to meet community needs in four focus areas: Empowering Faith-Based and Grassroots Organizations, Asset Development and Wealth Creation, Strengthening Families, and Homeland Security: Emergency and Disaster. Learn More >

AmeriCorps Alums
With an alumni base of 400,000 and growing, AmeriCorps Alums represents a diverse group of active citizens, spanning over ten years of service and hundreds of different programs. AmeriCorps alumni are bound together by a common commitment to service and a desire to participate as active members in their communities. With 55 local chapters and growing, AmeriCorps Alums provides an organizational structure that can serve as a catalyst for
alumni to organize their efforts into productive community action. Learn more >

Hands On Schools
Hands on Schools combines the resources of parents, communities and corporate volunteers in an innovative approach to reestablish schools the focal point of the community. Founded through the generous support of a $3 million challenge grant from The Home Depot, this unique collective investment continues to foster positive community growth through school revitalization. Learn More >

Family Strengthening and Neighborhood Transformation
With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this initiative strengthens the networks in tough neighborhoods through volunteering so children and their families thrive. Learn More >

Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative (EITC)
The Foundation is committed to supporting and improving the lives of children and families by engaging more volunteers more effectively in local EITC and Asset Development initiatives. Learn about EITC, get involved in or start a local initiative, and share your effective practices. Learn More >

Kids Care Clubs
Designed to develop compassion and the spirit of service and philanthropy in elementary and middle school aged youth. Learn More >

Provides resources for parents, teachers and community leaders who want to engage families in volunteer activities. Learn More >

Disaster Preparedness
Learn more about Disaster Preparedness, Volunteering, and Volunteer Management. See how collaborative planning by disaster groups and other organizations can prevent a "disaster within the disaster." Learn More >

Disability Outreach Offering Resources through Service (DOORS)
The DOORS Initiative engages adults with disabilities (with a focus on veterans) in service opportunities that will build the economic empowerment of individuals, families, and communities. Learn More >

President's Volunteer Service Awards
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