National Service Agency Announces 10,000 New AmeriCorps Positions Funded By Recovery Act (TABLE)

May 14, 2009

As part of AmeriCorps Week, the Corporation for National and Community Service today announced $85 million in Recovery Act grants to put 10,000 AmeriCorps members in distressed communities to meet critical social needs resulting from the economic crisis.

The funding will go to existing AmeriCorps grantees to engage members in providing employment and skills training, financial planning, and housing assistance; prevent home foreclosures, support tutoring and literacy programs, weatherize homes, support food banks, expand nonprofit capacity, recruit and manage volunteers, and provide other services to economically distressed communities.

All together, grants totaling $85,594,520 will support 10,004 AmeriCorps members serving in communities all across the United States.  The grants are in the following categories:

  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Competitive - These 137 grants are awarded to organizations nominated to participate in a nationwide competition by Governor-appointed state service commissions. A total of $38,249,365 will be awarded in this category to support 3,958 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Indian Tribes - A grant of $58,829 in this category will support AmeriCorps members serving with the the Bright Futures AmeriCorps Team of the Omaha Tribe.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - National Direct - These grants go to organizations that operate in more than one state. A total of $17,149,679 will be awarded in this category for 35 grants to support 2,996 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Formula - This funding is allocated to states based on population. State Commissions determine the organizations receiving funds in their individual states. A total of $29,295,547 will be awarded in this category for 47 grants to support 2,980 members.
  • AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Territory Formula - A total of $764,572 will be awarded in this category for 2 grants to support 70 members.



AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Competitive

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
AKRural Alaska Community Action Program
Recovery BIRCH
ARMid Delta Community Consortium
Mid Delta Community Consortium ADRDN AmeriCorps Project
AZVolunteer Center of Southern Arizona
Recovery Youth Now! Collaboration
CABay Area Community Resources / BAYAC AmeriCorps
Recovery BAYAC AmeriCorps Program
CACalifornia Conservation Corps
TOOTH AmeriCorps
CAChild Abuse Prevention Council, Inc.
Youth Investment Center
CACSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation
CAJumpstart For Young Children - California
Recovery Jumpstart CA Program
CAPrevent Child Abuse California
Recovery Child Welfare System Program
CARedwood Community Action Agency
Recovery Straight Up AmeriCorps Program
CASanta Barbara County Education Office
Recovery AppleCorps
CAShasta County Child Abuse Prevention Council
Recovery North State Rural Assets Project
CAWeingart Center Association
Recovery Hope for the Homeless Program
COMile High Youth Corps (Year One, Inc.)
Recovery Colorado Youth Corps
DCLatin American Youth Center
Recovery Latin American Youth Center AmeriCorps
DCYouth Power Center
Recovery Developing the Pipeline for a Lifetime of Op
DEDivision of Parks and Recreation
Recovery Delaware State Parks
FLPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Miami
FLTrinity Church, Inc
Recovery Trinity Church
GACobb Housing, Inc.
Recovery Cobb Housing Competitive
HIHawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Recovery Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps
IACity of Dubuque
Recovery Partners in Learning AmeriCorps Program
IAHabitat for Humanity of Iowa, Inc.
Recovery Habitat for Humanity of Iowa AmeriCorps
IAIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Recovery Keepers of the Land Competitive
IDLewis-Clark State College
Lewis-Clark Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
ILCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Chicago
ILPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Chicago
KSKansas Department of Wildlife & Parks
Recovery Kansas Outdoor AmeriCorp Action Team
KSWichita Public Schools
Recovery GRASP
KYAmerican Red Cross, Louisville Chapter
Prevent.Prepare.Respond - Recovery Act Competitive
KYGreen River Area Development District
GRADD Homeland Security Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
KYNorthern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services
The SUCCESS Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
KYOperation UNITE
UNITE Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
LABoys & Girls Clubs of Greater Baton Rouge
Recovery Boys & Girls Club
LACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Lousiana
MABarnstable County
Recovery AmeriCorps Cape Cod
MABoston Plan for Excellence
Recovery Boston Teacher Residency
MACitizen Schools, Inc.
Recovery Citizen Schools Massachusetts
MACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Boston
MAMedia and Technology Charter High (MATCH) School
Recovery MATCH Corps
Recovery YouthStar
MASouth Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc.
Recovery Massachusetts Legal Assistance for Self Sufficiency
MAStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA Massachusetts Parks AmeriCorps
MAThe Mass Mentoring Partnership Inc.
Recovery Ambassadors of Mentoring
MDCivic Works, Incorporated
Recovery F A.I.M. For Excellence
MDDepartment of Natural Resources - Maryland Conservation Corps
Recovery Maryland Conservation Corps
MDFrostburg State University
Recovery For A*STAR In Western Maryland
MDVolunteer Maryland
Recovery Volunteer Maryland
MIAmerican Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids
Recovery Together We Prepare
MICity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Detroit
MICommunities In Schools
Recovery read detroit corps
MIMichigan Coalition Against Homelessness
Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness Recovery Program
MIMichigan Primary Care Association
Recovery MPCA Community HealthCorps Program
Recovery MultiCultural Communities in Action
MNDuluth Public Schools
Recovery Minnesota Alliance with Youth
MNMinnesota Literacy Council
Recovery Minnesota Reading Corps
MNSaint Paul Neighborhood Network
Recovery Community Empowerment Recovery Project
MNSouthern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Recovery AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative
MOHarvesters - The Community Food Network
Recovery AmeriCorps Community Services / Outreach
MOPartnership For Youth, Inc.
Recovery Education Corps
MSBoys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast
AmeriCorps Takes ACTION-Recovery Act Competitive
MSDigital Opportunity Trust USA
Digital Opportunity Trust USA
MSHands On Gulf Coast
Hands On Gulf Coast - Recovery Act Competitive
MTMontana Conservation Corps, Inc.
Recovery Montana Conservation Corps
MTThe University of Montana
Recovery Campus Corps
NECity of Lincoln
Kids at the Core
NHCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year New Hampshire
NHStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA New Hampshire
NJThe College of New Jersey
Recovery NJ AmeriCorps Bonner Leader Program
NMPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies New Mexico
NMRocky Mountain Youth Corps
Recovery Rocky Mountain Youth Corps AmeriCorps
NMTeach For America
Recovery Teach for America
NYAfter-School Corporation (The)
Teach After 3- Recovery
NYCatholic Charities of Onondaga County
Recovery Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
NYCity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year New York
NYErie Regional Housing Development Corporation, Inc.-The Belle Center
Recovery Buffalo LeaderShape AmeriCorps
NYFamily Service of Westchester, Inc.
Recovery AmeriCorps Future Leaders
NYGrand Street Settlement
Recovery Grand Street Settlement Community Builders
NYGroundwork, Inc.
Recovery Groundwork AmeriCorps Program
NYLegal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Recovery Access to Justice Project
NYOswego City - County Youth Bureau
Recovery Oswego AmeriCorps Program
NYPace University
Recovery Pace University Community and Volunteer Mobilizatio
NYPhoenix Houses of New York, Inc.
Recovery Phoenix House AmeriCorps
NYPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies New York
NYResearch Foundation of SUNY on behalf of and in conjunction with SUNY Cortland
Recovery SUNY Cortland AmeriCorps
NYStudent Conservation Association, Inc.
Recovery SCA New York AmeriCorps
NYThe Academy for Career Development, Inc.
Recovery Next Step
NYThe Institute for Human Services, Inc.
Recovery AmeriCorps Kids First Initiative
NYTown of West Seneca
Recovery Western New York Service Corps
NYTown of West Seneca
Recovery ABLE AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education
NYTroy Housing Authority
Recovery Troy Housing Authority Americorps Program
NYYeshiva Kehilath Yaakov
Recovery Community LEAD, "Leadership, Education, and Develop
OHPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Cincinnati
OHUrban Appalachian Council
Project ACE Recovery
OKLittle Dixie Community Action Agency
Recovery Little Dixie Community Actio Agency
OKOkeene Public School
Recovery Serve for Success
ORAmerican Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter
Oregon State Service Corps - Recovery Act Competitive
ORUniversity of Oregon (this new account/EIN for use after 5/1/03)
RARE Program - Recovery Act Competitive
PACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Greater Philadelphia
PAKeystone SMILES Community Learning Center
Recovery Keystone SMILES/AmeriCorps
PASlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Recovery Slippery Rock University Connector Corps
RIApeiron Institute for Environmental Living
Recovery Bridges 4 Learning
RIBrown University
Brown University/Swearer Center Recovery and Match Waiver
RICity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year Rhode Island
RIMET/CVS Highlander AmeriCorps Program
Recovery Community Education Collaborative
RIMt. Hope Learning Center
Recovery Mt. Hope Corps
RIProvidence Children's Museum
Recovery Providence Children's Museum Americorps Program
RIRhode Island School of Design (for RI Campus Compact)
Recovery Scholarships for Service
RIThe Providence Plan
Recovery Ready to Learn Providence
TNExchange Club Family Center of the Mid-South
Project TLC (To Love a Child)-Recovery
TNKnoxville Knox County Community Action Committee
CAC AmeriCorps-Recovery
TNTennessee's Community Assistance Corp.
Community Cares-Recovery
TNUpper Cumberland Community Services Agency
Partners Achieving School Success-Recovery
TXCentral Dallas Ministries
Recovery Central Dallas Ministries AmeriCorps
UTOgden CIty School District
Recovery Utah AmeriCorps Literacy Initiative
UTUtah Conservation Corps
Recovery Utah Conservation Corps
VTCentral Vermont Council on Aging
Recovery Act Central Vermont Council on Aging
VTVermont Housing and Conservation Board
Recovery VT Housing and Conservation Board AmeriCorps
WAWA State Department of Ecology
Recovery Competitive - WA Conservation Corps
WAWA State Employment Security Department
Recovery Competitive - Washington Reading Corps
WAWA State Employment Security Department
Recovery Competitive-Washington Service Corps
WAWorkforce Development Council
Recovery Competitive - Snohomish County AmeriCorps Program
WIBoys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Recovery SPARK Literacy Program
WIDane County Human Services
Recovery Partners for AfterSchool Success
WIEaster Seals Wisconsin
Recovery Easter Seals AmeriCorps Partnership Program
WIIndianhead Community Action Agency, Inc.
Recovery Indianhead Community Action Agency
WIMilwaukee Christian Center - YouthBuild
Recovery Milwaukee Christian Center
WIMilwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC)
Recovery Learning by Serving Our Community
WIOperation Fresh Start, Inc.
Recovery Operation Freshstart AmeriCorps
WIPartners for Community Development
Recovery Partners for Community Development
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Milwaukee
WIUnited Way of Dane County
Recovery Schools of Hope Project
WIWausau Area Hmong Mutual Association
Recovery Wausau Fresh Start
WIWestern Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council
Recovery Western Dairyland EOC
WIWI Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection
Recovery Financial Literacy for Farm Families
WIYMCA of Metro Milwaukee
Recovery YMCA AmeriCorps
WVAmeriCorps LifeBridge
LifeBridge AmeriCorps- Recovery

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Indian Tribes

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
NEOmaha Tribe
Recovery Bright Futures AmeriCorps Team

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - National Direct

StateOrganization /
Program Name
Funding*Member Slots**
MOA.T. Still University of Health Sciences
A. T. Still University Recovery Project
MIArab Community Center for Economic and Social Services
Recovery Arab-American Resource Corps
NHCampus Compact for New Hampshire
Recovery, Wediko AmeriCorps Professional Corps Program
MACitizen Schools, Inc.
RECOVERY - Citizen Schools National Direct
MACity Year, Inc.
Recovery City Year
AZCoconino County Community Services
Recovery Southwest Sustainable Forest Response Team
Everybody Wins! with AmeriCorps Recovery
MDGoodwill Industries International
Recovery Strengthening Goodwill Families Through AmeriCorps
MEGoodwill Industries of Northern New England
Community Resource Corps (Recovery)
PAGreater Pittsburgh Literacy Council
Recovery - Literacy AmeriCorps
GAHabitat for Humanity International, Inc.
Recovery Habitat for Humanity International AmeriCorps
PAHealth Federation of Philadelphia
Recovery National Health Corps
CAInterval House Crisis Shelters
Interval House AmeriCorps Recovery
MAJumpstart for Young Children, Inc.
Recovery - Jumpstart National
NYLocal Initiatives Support Corporation
Recovery LISC AmeriCorps Parent
MNMinnesota Conservation Corps
Recovery Minnesota Conservation Corps
DCNational AIDS Fund
Recovery National AIDS Fund AmeriCorps Program
DCNational Association for Public Interest Law d/b/a Equal Justice Works
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Recovery Program
DCNational Association of Service & Conservation Corps
Recovery Corps: Transforming Communities
DCNational Council of La Raza
Recovery - NCLR Project
MDNotre Dame Mission Volunteers Program, Inc.
Recovery Notre Dame Mission Volunteer Program, Inc.
PAPhiladelphia AIDS Consortium
Recovery Access to Care Through Services (ACTS)
CAPrevent Child Abuse California
Recovery Child Abuse Prevention Alliance
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies National
WIPublic Allies, Inc.
Recovery Public Allies Professional Corps
DCRebuilding Together, Inc
Recovery Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps
DCShare Our Strength Operation Frontline
Recovery Operation Frontline
FLSoutheastern Network of Youth and Family Services
SEN Recovery Funds Project
NYTeach For America
Expanding the Impact of Teach For America
NYTeacher's College - Columbia University
Teachers College Professional Corps Programs (sub)
MATechMission, Inc.
TechMission Recovery Funds Application
INUniversity of Notre Dame - ACE
Recovery ACE
NVWestCare Foundation, Inc.
Recovery WestCare AmeriCorps Program
MAYouthBuild USA, Inc.
Recovery, YouthBuild USA

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - State Formula

StateOrganizationFunding*Member Slots**
AKServe Alaska$56,5514
ALGovernor's Office of Faith-Based And Community Initiatives$399,13131
ARArkansas Service Commission$272,06321
AZArizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism$624,66173
COColorado Governor's Commission on Community Service$514,073371
CTConnecticut Commission on National and Community Service$325,09055
DCServe DC-DC Commission on National & Community Service$55,8270
DEDelaware Commission on Community and Volunteer Service$84,3884
FLVolunteer Florida$1,771,486117
GAGeorgia Commission for Service & Volunteerism$1,037,38351
HIHawaii Commission on National & Community Service$137,98113
IAIowa Commission on Volunteer Service$321,60920
ILIllinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service$1,339,938184
INOffice of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives$539,46884
KSKansas Volunteer Commission$235,044112
KYKentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service$412,64232
LALouisiana Serve Commission$426,38833
MAMassachusetts Service Alliance$696,00860
MDMaryland Governor's Office on Service & Volunteerism$596,70413
MEMaine Commission for Community Service$127,24126
MIMichigan Community Service Commission$1,071,48385
MOMissouri Community Service Commission$633,18656
MSMississippi Commission for Volunteer Service$284,0310
NCNorth Carolina Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service$891,38799
NENebraska Volunteer Service Commission$151,36011
NHVolunteer NH!$140,47611
NJNew Jersey Commission on National Community Service$839,21890
NMNew Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism$212,54741
NVNevada Volunteers$251,28339
NYNew York Office of National & Community Service$1,939,794148
OHOhio Community Service Council$1,229,09792
OKOklahoma Community Service Commission$352,50030
OROregon Commission for Voluntary Action & Service$366,32628
PAPennSERVE: the Governor's Commission of Citizen Service$1,200,000140
RIServe Rhode Island$101,5378
SCUnited Way Association of South Carolina$303,84147
SDRed Cloud Indian School$76,5280
TNVolunteer Tennessee$600,69029
TXOneStar National Service Commission, Inc.$2,285,218236
UTUtah Commission on Volunteers$193,31634
VAOffice on Volunteerism and Community Service$525,80854
VTVermont Commission on National and Community Service$60,0000
WAWashington Commission for National and Community Service$701,49989
WIWisconsin National & Community Service Board$572,88652
WVWest Virginia Commission for National and Community Service$174,61663
WYServe Wyoming, Inc.$51,4840

AmeriCorps Recovery Grants - Territory Formula

StateOrganizationFunding*Member Slots**
ASAmerican Samoa Special Services Commission$424,45938
GUServeGuam! Commission$340,11332

* Grant funding amount does not include Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members. Funding amounts could change during grant negotiation. Idaho, Montant, North Dakota, Puerto Rico did not submit Recovery formula requests. Unrequested funds were redistributed to other state commissions.

** If no member positions are indicated, the funds will being used to support 08-09 or 09-10 programs that lost match resources due to the economic crisis.

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