WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 DENVER — Serve Colorado, which administers Colorado’s AmeriCorps State program, is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies, and federally recognized Tribes who are interested in placing AmeriCorps members in Colorado. AmeriCorps grants help expand services or reach underserved communities through people power. Concept papers for new AmeriCorps programs are due to Serve Colorado on October 4, 2021 11:59 PM MT. There will be an information session on Friday, September 24 at 9:30 am MT.
Polis-Primavera Administration, Representative Neguse Announce the Creation of the Colorado Climate Corps
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
NEDERLAND — Today, Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera and Representative Joe Neguse announced the creation of the Colorado Climate Corps at an AmeriCorps service site in Nederland.
Colorado Climate Corps is a collaboration with the Colorado Interagency Climate Team. The Colorado Climate Corps will have a multi-pronged strategy to address climate change and advance the Governor’s bold goals of moving Colorado’s electric grid to 100% renewable sources by 2040 and protecting the environment for future generations.
AmeriCorps Planning and Operational Grants Available from Serve Colorado; Prioritizing Climate Corps, COVID-19 Recovery, Education, and Health
DENVER - Tuesday, November 10, 2020 —The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will bring on an additional 100 AmeriCorps members to serve in the COVID-19 Containment Response Corps (CCRC) in staggered nine month terms over the next year. AmeriCorps members will support case investigation, contact tracing, resource coordination, test result notification, isolation and quarantine monitoring, and other activities to contain the spread of COVID-19 within Colorado.
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
for terms expiring August 24, 2023:
New Hires Include Disability Coordinator and Serve Colorado Executive Director
Colorado to receive nearly $2 million in federal funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service, project supported by in-kind donations from Gary Community Investments
Serve Colorado Receives over $4 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Education and Environmental Conservation