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Posted: Oct 7, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

AmeriCorps Kansas engages more than 200 Kansans in service each year

The Kansas Volunteer Commission is seeking organizations to apply for 2021-2022 AmeriCorps Kansas funding.

Posted: Oct 2, 2020
Author: Marisa Seele

The Kansas Volunteer Commission, a program of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), has awarded 35 organizations funding to support volunteer and mentor initiatives designed to respond to changing community needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted: Sep 22, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $100,000 to expand the capacity of Kansas community-based entities that effectively use volunteers and mentors as catalysts to address community issues.

Posted: Aug 31, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

AmeriCorps members respond to COVID-19 in order to meet the most critical needs

Six AmeriCorps Kansas programs, funded by the Kansas Volunteer Commission, have completed more than 50,000 service hours responding to the needs of Kansans during the time of COVID-19.

Posted: Aug 20, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) awarded a total of $3,900 to eight organizations to support Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

Posted: Jun 5, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC), a program of the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), has awarded 27 organizations funding to support volunteer initiatives designed to respond to changing community needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant awards range between $500 to $1,000, and projects must take place prior to June 30, 2020.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Because of unprecedented circumstances created by COVID-19, the Kansas Volunteer Commission and Volunteer Kansas announced Thursday, March 19, that the Give Back Kansas Challenge will be postponed until summer 2020.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Kansas employers are invited to register for the second annual Give Back Kansas Challenge and encourage employees to participate in community volunteering.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering

Ten Kansas employers participated in the first Give Back Kansas Challenge hosted by the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) and Volunteer Kansas.

Posted: Jun 24, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Grants will support 195 AmeriCorps members who help meet local needs

Kansas received more than $1.4 million in funding to help 195 AmeriCorps members meet local needs across the state, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced Monday, June 24.

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