DENVER, Tuesday, August 29, 2023 — Serve Colorado, located within the Office of the Lieutenant Governor and which administers Colorado’s AmeriCorps State program, is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and state and local agencies who are interested in placing AmeriCorps members in Colorado. AmeriCorps grants help expand services and reach underserved communities through the power of community service. Concept papers for new AmeriCorps programs are due to Serve Colorado on September 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM MT.
Serve Colorado Executive Director John Kelly Receives National Honor from America’s Service Commission
DENVER — John Kelly of Serve Colorado was named the 2022 Outstanding Commission Executive Director Award recipient at the virtual awards ceremony hosted by America’s Service Commissions (ASC) on September 22. The awards program is held each year to recognize the accomplishments of state and territorial service commission staff, commissioners, service programs, and champions of national service throughout the United States and its territories.
Governor Jared Polis Welcomes Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten as Colorado Continues Nation-Leading Support for Education
TUESDAY, MAY 3, DENVER - Gov. Polis today welcomed Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten to Colorado on a visit highlighting Colorado’s innovative, robust support for education, a top priority for the Polis Administration since day one. Governor Polis and Deputy Secretary Marten joined Lt.
MARCH 25, 2022 - The Commission shall recommend to the Governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through an open and public process and updated annually. The plan shall address the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, preventing youth violence, literacy and mentoring or disadvantaged youth. The Commission also administers funds received from the Corporation on National and Community Service.
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022 - DENVER - Today, the Polis-Primavera Administration, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Serve Colorado, and Community Resource Center are proud to announce the creation of the Colorado Healthcare Corps. Colorado Healthcare Corps will recruit approximately 150 AmeriCorps members to serve in healthcare facilities statewide, providing critical support to the state’s healthcare system.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 14TH, 2022 - DENVER – Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 17, Governor Jared Polis, Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera, Senator Michael Bennet, AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith, Jill Hunsaker Ryan, Executive Director of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and other service community leaders gathered virtually to celebrate the creation of a new Economic Mobility Partnership, designed to save Coloradans money. In support of this partnership, Governor Polis and Lt.
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Governor’s Commission on Community Service - Serve Colorado
The Commission shall recommend to the Governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through an open and public process and updated annually. The plan shall address the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, preventing youth violence, literacy and mentoring or disadvantaged youth. The Commission also administers funds received from the Corporation on National and Community Service.
SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2021. DENVER — Serve Colorado, which administers Colorado’s AmeriCorps State program, announced today that AmeriCorps has awarded $10,026,259 in federal grants to place AmeriCorps members across Colorado. The Colorado AmeriCorps State program is a national service program that employs national service and volunteerism to address critical needs in local communities across the state..