The Commonwealth of Kentucky has received more than $7.1 million in AmeriCorps federal funding for 21 programs with over 900 members. Organizations are selected for grants based on their plans to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities.
Phase One of the Beecher Terrace project has already gotten started and will have a major impact on the city’s look when it’s done.
Organizations outlined a number of programs designed to keep kids engaged and prevent summer learning loss, including the Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading program and the 2019 Cultural Pass.
265 full-time jobs are coming to Eastern Kentucky as the town of Hazard welcomes Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of aluminum products, into their community.
WellCare of Kentucky and the WellCare Community Foundation donated $100,000 to Volunteers of America Mid-States, Inc. (VOA) to open a new residential addiction treatment program in Manchester, Kentucky for new and expectant mothers.