Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service


  • 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.

  • Stefan Cudjoe- Volunteer of the Week June 14, 2021

    Stefan Cudjoe has volunteered his time and talents with Chicago Cares, Chicago’s leading volunteer mobilizer, for the past two years. He is an energetic volunteer leader for a program called Real Talk, which brings together community members and volunteers to discuss current events and issues facing their communities.  

  • Governor's Hometown Award Winner- YLIA

    Congratulations to the Governor's Hometown Awards Winner- Young Leaders in Action of Decatur! 

  • Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference- Making Connections

    Please join us for CIVC 2021! This will be a day of learning, sharing ideas, and networking with volunteer managers from dozens of organizations. You won't want to miss this chance to become energized with new ideas to help strengthen your volunteer program, including Keynote Speaker Erin Goodyear. 

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