Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University

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Contact Information

(309) 298-2706
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011

Executive Summary

The Peace Corps Fellows Program, at the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, is a fellowship program for returned Peace Corps volunteers at Western Illinois University. In addition to graduate coursework, Fellows receive specialized training in community and economic development and are enrolled as AmeriCorps members assigned to rural communities in Illinois. Members implement local projects, such as: downtown revitalization, business retention and expansion, and entrepreneurship development.

Award Information

Application ID: 11AC124548
CNCS Award Amount: $130,000.00
CNCS Grant Number: 09ACHIL0010009
11AC124548 (pdf)
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