Contact Information

Cpo 2122
Berea, KY 40404 - 0001
(859) 985-3551
FY 2015 AmeriCorps National Direct

Executive Summary

The Partners for Education department at Berea College proposes to place 30 full-time and 128 quarter-time AmeriCorps members who will serve as college success coaches to Appalachian college students in higher education institutions in Kentucky (KY), Ohio (OH) and West Virginia (WV). At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improving enrollment and retention among Appalachian students. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 310 volunteers, who will be engaged in mentoring first year Appalachian college students.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $665,585 will be matched with $204,763 of projected match, $92,600 in public funding, and $112,163 in private funding.

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