IMPACT

Louisianans volunteer over 129 million hours per year, with an annual economic impact of $2.8 billion for our state.

Volunteer Louisiana has hosted 19,950 AmeriCorps members who have provided over 7 million hours of community service in education, disaster response, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and healthy futures.

Volunteer Louisiana has awarded over $196,000 in grants to seventy nonprofits and local schools since 2010. 35,000 volunteers provided 175,000 hours of service with made an economic impact of $3.7 million.

In response to the flooding events in 2016, nearly 30,000 volunteers have worked with non-profits and faith-based organizations to give approximately 500,000 hours of service.

In 2016, AmeriCorps members in Louisiana provided educational support to 30,138 students statewide.

AmeriCorps members in Louisiana recruited and/or managed 5,396 volunteers and provided health and safety education to 1,741 youth in 2016.