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AmeriCorps in Kentucky

Since 1994, more than 15,000 Kentuckians have served approximately 23 million hours through AmeriCorps, earning Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling more than $57.2​​ million.​

Last completed program year, Kentucky AmeriCorps members recruited 3,729 volunteers who provided 36,162 hours of service to their communities, valued ​​at more than $1 million. Higher education institutions and other organizations in Kentucky have received more than $24.4 million in education award payments since 1994. ​

Learn more about our current programs. Also, check out our annual infographic​​ of accomplishments as well as additional resources to learn more about AmeriCorps in Kentucky.

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at 21,600 unique sites including nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.


Nationally, since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.