Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service


  • The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards Applications Open July 1st

    ​The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10th from 12:30pm-2:30pm. Applications will be available from July 1st through August 15th. Click here to apply!

  • Serve Illinois Awards over $10M in AmeriCorps Grants

    The Serve Illinois Commission is proud to announce that it is funding close to 40 organizations, universities and municipalities to serve as AmeriCorps State & National program sites throughout the State of Illinois. This year we have increase the number of awardees to better serve more residents by awarding some new agencies. We are also proud to have a significant number of our prior awardees return to continue their good work in their communities. Click here to get the list of this year’s awardees and to learn more about the AmeriCorps State and National program in Illinois.

  • Serve Iliinois- Volunteer of the Week

    Serve Illinois will be taking a short break from posting weekly Volunteer of the Week posts and will be returning the week of August 16th. You can still submit nominations during this time here

  • Join AmeriCorps!

    ​AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, and to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join Americorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, and help veterans to work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to choose from, find the one that fits you!

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