The Better Futures for Idaho Youth AmeriCorps project involves multiple organizations in several communities across the state of Idaho. As a collaborative effort of several United Ways and other agencies, the project encompasses roles alleviating poverty through literacy programs, community awareness, and resources for nonprofits. United Way of North Idaho's mission is to improve lives in our community. This is done with a focus on mobilizing resources to advance education, financial stability, and health of individuals in need.
AmeriCorps VISTA project sites:
- Coeur d'Alene School District
- Family Promise of North Idaho
- Sandpoint Community Resource Center
- United Way of North Idaho
- United Way of South Central Idaho (Twin Falls)
- United Way of Southeastern Idaho (Pocatello)
2017 Better Futures Statistics:
249 volunteers recruited by Better Futures members
830 hours of service performed by recruited volunteers
$29,422 in grants and cash resources leveraged
$23,167 value of in-kind resources leveraged
United Way of North Idaho is currently accepting applications from Idaho nonprofits and government entities for the 2018 VISTA grant cycle.
Organizations interested in obtaining a VISTA member, please view the RFP for more information here.