By Elizabeth Kramer Kentucky will get more AmeriCorps workers as part of the program’s national expansion. The federal government awarded more than $230 in grant money to states this week to expand AmeriCorps, a service program with hundreds of members already working in Kentucky. The expansion includes $2.8 million for service projects throughout the state […]
An infusion of federal stimulus dollars has helped the volunteer program Americorps put more members into Kentucky communities. And nonprofits are increasingly relying on those volunteers in the economic downturn.