What is the KVC?
The mission of the Kansas Volunteer Commission is to empower all Kansans to meet community needs through service.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission will be an innovative, proactive and responsive leader in service and volunteerism in the state of Kansas. The Kansas Volunteer Commission will expand opportunities, initiate collaborations and create opportunities to bulid the resources of and strengthen service and volunteerism in Kansas.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is a governor appointed commission that serves to promote and develop volunteerism throughout Kansas by connecting nonprofit organizations to each other while also providing resources and support to local service organizations and individuals. KVC strives to uphold the value of service and volunteering to all Kansans to effectively address community needs, respond to disasters and inspire a commitment of service to all citizens.
The mission of the Kansas Volunteer Commission is achieved through:
Appointed by the governor, Commissioners come from all over the state and represent a variety of organizations, communities and values. The KVC board oversees and directs the work of KVC staff to develop and fund service programs in Kansas and help connect Kansans with volunteer and service opportunities.
- Supporting Kansas AmeriCorps, Volunteer Generation Fund programs and Kansas Mentors.
- Administering federal funding to AmeriCorps State and Volunteer Generation Fund programs.
- Providing assistance to AmeriCorps National, AmeriCorps Vista and Senior Corps programs.
- Creating a network of service organizations throughout the state.