Programs

ServeMinnesota provides AmeriCorps grants to organizations across the state that focus on a wide variety of issues, including educational achievement, economic opportunity, and environmental protection. Here are the programs currently serving Minnesota communities:

Americorps Leap Initiative

Be an advocate, coach, and champion for young children. Provide support for school readiness.
Service Area: Multiple sites in Southern Minnesota

City of Lakes AmeriCorps

Provide tutoring support to middle school English Language Learners.
Service Area: Minneapolis Public Schools

College Possible

Help low-income high school students and college age students gain access to college and graduate with a degree.
Service Area: Multiple sites throughout Minnesota

Community technology empowerment project (CTEP)

Teach technology for social change. Help youth and adults use technology to access civic, educational, and economic opportunities.
Service Area: Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

Conservation Corps Minnesota

Engage young adults in natural resource management and renewable energy activities. Provide youth development activities through environmental conservation projects.
Service Area: Multiple sites throughout Minnesota

Minnesota Alliance With Youth Promise Fellows

Help close Minnesota's opportunity and achievement gaps by supporting students in grades 6-10 who face challenges with attendance, behavior, and course performance. Set Minnesota youth on a path to high school graduation and ensure success in school, work and life.
Service Area: Multiple sites throughout Minnesota

Minnesota GreenCorps

Improve Minnesota's environment while gaining experience and learning valuable skills. Work on projects in the areas of energy conservation, green transportation, stormwater, urban forestry, local foods, waste prevention and recycling, and living green outreach
Service Area: Local government and nonprofit organizations statewide

Minnesota Math Corps

Apply your skills to help children succeed in math. Provide math tutoring for students in grades 4-8.
Service Area: Elementary, middle, and junior high school sites throughout Minnesota

Minnesota Opportunity Corps

Help individuals with economic barriers to become more self-sufficient.
Service Area: The 9-county metro area (Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington)

Minnesota Reading Corps

Be part of a proven program that helps children learn to read. Provide targeted literacy tutoring support to struggling readers, age 3 to grade 3.
Service Area: More than 700 preschool and elementary school sites throughout Minnesota
 

Promise Neighborhood Program

Improve reading and math outcomes for students in the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ), a federally funded Promise Neighborhood located in North Minneapolis.
Service Area: North Minneapolis

True North AmeriCorps

Make a real difference in the life of a child. Provide tutoring, mentoring, and after-school activities.
Service Area: Multiple sites in the Duluth and Proctor area

 

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Build, rehab, and repair homes in partnership with community volunteers and low-income families. Provide education and supportive services for children, youth, and their families.
Service Area: Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

Recovery Corps

Minnesota Recovery Corps is a program designed specifically for people with direct or indirect experience with recovery to serve other individuals who are trying to sustain their own recovery.
Service Area: Twin Cities Metro Area (primarily Hennepin and Ramsey Counties)

Law Enforcement Career Path Academy

AmeriCorps members will be responsible for making thousands of positive non-law enforcement contacts in the community, supporting the community engagement efforts of the Saint Paul Police Department. 
Service Area: Saint Paul, and secondarily immediately adjacent cities in Twin Cities, Minnesota.

For opportunities outside of Minnesota, please visit the national site: AmeriCorps.gov