BOISE, Idaho – A grant of more than $1 million has been given to Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

The grant for $1,164,578 was given by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to fund AmeriCorps programs during 2018 and 2019, according to a news release on Tuesday. In all, the money will support the service of 155 AmeriCorps across the state.

Serve Idaho, which encourages voluntary public service, is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and is funded in part by the department and CNCS.

Click to read the full news release and to see some of the entities that received money.