Challenge encourages employer-supported volunteering
Fourteen Kansas employers have registered for the first Give Back Kansas Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to engage Kansans in employer-supported volunteering. This statewide challenge runs from April 1 through May 31, 2019.
Kansas employers are invited to register for the inaugural Give Back Kansas Challenge and encourage employees to participate in community volunteering. The eight-week challenge will run from April 1 through May 31, 2019, with registration closing March 22 at bit.ly/givebackks.
Mentor Kansas has been selected to receive a $25,000 Impact and Capacity Grant through the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF), a philanthropy dedicated to improving the health of all Kansans.
Since 2002, National Mentoring Month has been observed annually to recognize the need for mentors in our communities and acknowledge the importance of promoting safe, inclusive and effective youth mentoring practices. To align with the national campaign, Mentor Kansas called upon the Kansas governor and lieutenant governor to declare January as Kansas Mentoring Month with an annual ceremonial proclamation signing.
Ten Kansas organizations will receive funding of $500 each to support activities surrounding the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) announced Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.
Funds will support training opportunities for volunteers, staff supporting volunteers
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is awarding a total of $10,000 to eligible entities – up to $1,500 per organization – for volunteer training or to provide training to individuals who manage volunteers.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is seeking organizations to apply for 2019-2020 AmeriCorps Kansas funding. AmeriCorps Kansas provides assistance to programs to recruit, train and supervise AmeriCorps members meeting critical community needs in the areas of education, disaster services, health, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and service to veterans and military families.
Funds will support organizations planning projects for MLK Day of Service
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) is announcing funding of up to $5,000 to support local organizations leveraging at least 10 volunteers in community service or service-learning projects on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Jan. 21, 2019.
The Kansas Volunteer Commission (KVC) has awarded 11 organizations a total of nearly $5,000 in funding to support Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Grants will support 226 AmeriCorps members who help meet local needs
Kansas received more than $1.6 million in funding to help 226 AmeriCorps members meet local needs across the state, the Kansas Volunteer Commission announced Tuesday, Aug. 7.
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