U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Goverment symbol

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Lock symbol

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Skip to main content
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:13

We Are Uniting America through Service

We invite individuals to serve alongside each other for the betterment of every community.


We bridge divides by bringing people together: connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges.


We provide resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities.


We enrich the lives of those we serve and those who serve.  


We are the only federal agency for community service and volunteerism. We empower an entire ecosystem committed to the betterment of communities across America.

Our Mission

To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.

Connecting Individuals and Organizations to Help Communities Tackle Their Toughest Challenges.

AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
AmeriCorps member looks at beautiful view of mountain, AmeriCorps signature wave design overlays


The Best of America

America was founded on a promise of opportunity. When we build stronger communities, we help make this promise a reality, for every individual to succeed. Especially in times of adversity, we find the courage to unite and overcome. Helping our communities prosper, head on and together. It’s what AmeriCorps is built for: bringing all Americans together. Working alongside each other for the betterment of every community. Ensuring that everyone gets the help they need, and the opportunities they deserve. AmeriCorps is your chance to be a part of something bigger.

Fast facts

A hand holding a thermometer


members and volunteers engaged in COVID-19 emergency response

Woman wearing medical face mask


wellness checks conducted during COVID-19 pandemic

People in a food distribution center


pounds of food collected and distributed during COVID-19 pandemic

Disaster Response

The Opioid Crisis

Selection of drugs in pill and power format

Disaster response

Hurricane Harvey

Two people high fiving in front of bell tents

What We Do

For decades, we have worked to make service to others an indispensable part of the American experience. Through our nation’s most trying times, AmeriCorps has come together to help those in need.

Our Team

We are uniting America by bringing people together to serve communities. Our agency is made of a team of individuals from different backgrounds and experiences, working as one to strengthen communities in our country.
Back to main content