Commitment to Action

DeltaCorps: A Program of AmeriCorps & the Delta Regional Authority

Commitment by

Delta Regional Authority, Corporation for National and Community Service

In 2016, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) committed to launch DeltaCorps in the eight states Delta region. Through this commitment, the partners will provide the necessary recourses to expand AmeriCorps in the region by adding 60 new and additional members. DeltaCorps will engage residents in service to improve economic opportunity by helping to create jobs, build communities, and working to help improve the lives people living in the eight-state Delta region. DeltaCorps members will serve with nonprofit organizations that have distinguished themselves as powerful catalysts for change in the Delta, utilizing a diverse portfolio of proven program models that develop economic opportunity through workforce development, health and wellness, emergency preparedness and disaster recovery, environmental stewardship, education, and engagement of veterans and military families.

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Commitment

DeltaCorps: A Program of AmeriCorps & the Delta Regional Authority

Launched

2016

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$4,784,700

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Delta Regional Authority, Corporation for National and Community Service