- Associated Press - Sunday, October 8, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Fifteen Nebraska organizations will share $1.4 million in grants for a variety of community service programs.

The grant money will support more than 200 AmeriCorps jobs across the state. Nebraska’s State Volunteer Service Commission recently announced the grants.

The programs receiving money are focused are a variety of issues, including reducing hunger, improving youth fitness, and expanding affordable housing. They are spread throughout the state.

In Nebraska, more than 6,000 members of the AmeriCorps program have worked more than 9.8 million hours since 1994.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide