Idaho receives more than $3.9 million in funding for AmeriCorps programs

Serve Idaho received a $3.9 million grant to fund the AmeriCorps programs from 2022 to 2023.

Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute in Moscow received one of these grants for $348,210 to fund 18 AmeriCorps members who will be placed on projects providing environmental education to Idahoans and conducting environmental restoration on Idaho lands.

Idaho’s AmeriCorps programs are funded by the federal agency AmeriCorps through Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. 

Nearly 345 AmeriCorps members will be supporting efforts to provide low-income access to health care, education and mental health services, and serving on environmental education and restoration projects throughout Idaho

AmeriCorps members give a year of intensive service, on a full-time or part-time basis.