Nevada Programs

State Portfolio

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2016-17 AmeriCorps Nevada Portfolio


AmeriCorps members serve Nevada communities while gaining job skills and earning money for college. AmeriCorps programs place dedicated individuals in communities across the state to address local needs.

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Great Basin Institute





City of Las Vegas

  • The City of Las Vegas currently has a mid year planning grant, with a goal to impliment an operational grant later this year.
  • Will place up to 22 members in 2016-2017

Nevada Outdoor School




  • Connects agencies and fills gaps in community needs in rural Nevada, including Winnemucca, Wells, Elko, Battle Mountain, and Ely.
  • Host sites: local senior centers, family resource centers, schools, and food banks.
  • Will place 34 members
  • Learn more about Nevada Outdoor School
  • Program Director Zulma Mayorga (P 775-623-5656 or

Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership

  • Serves the Southern and Rural Nevada Communities.
  • Supports health and education needs using a unique coalition model to deliver services in local communities.
  • Will place 35 members during the 2016-2017 program year.
  •  Find more information at
  • Program Director Mary Duff (P 775-727-9970 or

Urban Roots Garden Classrooms

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  • Supports economic opportunities for a new generation of farmers, provides fresh local food to those in need, and helps youth develop healthy habits.
  • Will place 22 members
  • Learn more about Urban Roots Garden Classrooms
  • Education Director Kim Daniel (P775-453-0623 or

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

  • Serves the Northern Nevada Community.
  • Serve in Washoe County, teaching citizen science based education using public lands as laboratories. This program includes the engagement of volunteers in citizen science projects, community outreach, stewardship of public plans and support of the student stewards program
  • Will place 13 members during the 2016-2017 program year.
  • Find more information at Meadows Parks Foundation

Nevada Department of Veterans Services

  • Serves Statewide.
  • Serving to engage Nevada’s Veterans and their families through outreach services helping them access resources, programs and benefits that will assist in poverty reduction and improve employment outcomes.
  • Will place 20 members during the 2016-2017 program year.
  • Find more information at