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Volunteer Tennessee holding AmeriCorps Targeted Priority Grant Information Sessions around the state.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 01:45pm

Is your organization working to reduce and/or prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse?

Join Volunteer Tennessee at an informational session to learn how hosting an AmeriCorps program can help organizations combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.

Sessions will provide more info on:

  •  What AmeriCorps is and how it can expand the capacity of your organization
  •  About the opportunity to apply for federal funds to support national service programs focused on reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse.
  • The timeline and application instructions for the Tennessee AmeriCorps State Targeted Priority Notice of Funding Opportunity

Educational institutions, public and private non-profit, governmental and faith-based agencies are eligible to apply for national service funding.  

If your organization would like to learn more about applying to host AmeriCorps members, Volunteer Tennessee invites you to join us at one of the following locations  (all times local, sessions last approximately 2 hours):

January 26:

10:00am-Savannah, TN • Hardin County Carl Perkins Center  •  60 Brazleton St., Unit 6

1:30pm-Jackson, TN • United Way of West Tennessee  •  470 N Parkway, Suite B

January 30:

 9:30am-Greeneville, TN • Greene County Partnership • 115 Academy Street

1:00pm–Tazewell, TN • East TN Human Resource Agency - Tazewell Senior Center • 180 Jaycee Lane, Suite 2

January 31:

9:00am– Knoxville, TN • Knox County Health Department  • 140 Dameron Ave

February 1:

9:00am– Chattanooga, TN • The Hamilton County Coalition • 804 Central Avenue

12:15pm-Cookeville, TN • Progressive Savings Bank • 1080 Insterstate Drive

Please RSVP by visiting: www.surveymonkey.com/r/TargetedInfoRSVP

Contact Stephanie Houghton at 615-741-9237 or Stephanie.Houghton@tn.gov with any questions about the information sessions.