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Introduction to AmeriCorps

Welcome to AmeriCorps!

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more.

For great resources and information about AmeriCorps from the Corporation for National Service click here.

You may also want to check out an explanation of the different types of AmeriCorps programs or the timeline/history of national service programs.

To access your National Trust Information visit (where you can manage your Education Award, Loan Deferment, and Interest Accrual): https://my.americorps.gov

Serve Minnesota is the State Mission that administers nearly 20 state AmeriCorps programs, including CTEP. Learn more about Serve Minnesota and the other AmeriCorps state programs in our state.

Finally, here is the Americorps Flow Chart and the CNCS Fact Sheet for additional information.