AmeriCorps Funding Opportunities: NH Planning & Program Grants

Are you looking to develop an AmeriCorps program, but need time and resources? Check out our 2024-2025 AmeriCorps Planning Grant Opportunity!

Have you already received a planning grant, or does has your organization run an AmeriCorps program before? Consider applying to our NH AmeriCorps Program opportunity!

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2024 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism
Date: Wednesday, May 22nd
Venue: New Hampshire Institute of Politics (Manchester, NH)

Do you have knowledge about nonprofit or volunteer management topics? Do you have experience in professional development, fundraising, equity, or leadership?

Then we want to hear from you!

Submit a proposal to the 2024 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism by February 21st.

Nominate for the 2024 Volunteer Manager of the Year

Help recognize a great Volunteer Manager (paid or unpaid) who’s made an impact on the community!

Individuals nominated for this award must recruit, engage, and/or manage volunteers who serve New Hampshire communities. Nominees may be paid or unpaid for their work.

The Award will be presented at the 2024 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism (Wednesday, May 22nd, New Hampshire Institute of Politics)

Deadline to nominate: Friday, March 1

Choose AmeriCorps

Since 1993, more than 1.25 million AmeriCorps members and hundreds of thousands of AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have served in communities large and small to help others live healthier, safer, smarter, and more resilient lives, while enhancing their own skills and earning money for their education. Volunteer NH is proud to support AmeriCorps programs across the Granite State, and invites service-minded people of all ages to choose AmeriCorps.

Want to Volunteer? Looking for Volunteers?

Volunteerism has never been easier with Get Connected! With this volunteer opportunity platform you can search by location, focus area, and more to find something right for you!

Looking for volunteers? Nonprofits can create a free profile to post their volunteer and in-kind donation needs!

For volunteerism on the go, search and download the “CauseConnect” mobile app in the Android and Apple store.

Volunteer Resource Center

This section of our website was created with the goal of equipping organizations and volunteers of all kinds with appropriate training, tools, and recognition.

Inside you will find information about Get Connected, our volunteer-matching database, 42 recorded sessions from our Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism, video introductions to common topics of interest, tools & templates you can download and put to use, and even funding opportunities.

Serve, Learn, Earn NH

Are you looking to serve in the great state of New Hampshire? Are you an AmeriCorps alum looking for schools to spend your Education Award or for national service-friendly business to work for?

Check out our service platform: Serve, Learn, Earn NH!

Find NH AmeriCorps opportunities, NH colleges that match your Education Award, and NH businesses that give special benefits to alums.

Support Your Communities

Flexible funding allows Volunteer NH to respond quickly and effectively, connecting nonprofits to the volunteer resources required to address community needs throughout New Hampshire.

Your donation of any amount will help to reinforce our ability to build strong and connected communities through volunteerism.

Will you support our mission?

Volunteer NH envisions our state as a place where people volunteer together to build strong and connected communities.

We bring our vision to life by engaging those communities to solve local challenges through volunteerism.

What We Do


Connect volunteers with opportunities to tackle food insecurity, support survivors of domestic violence, mentor youth, and more.


Celebrate individuals for their volunteer service and organizations for their volunteer programs & initiatives.



Train volunteers, volunteer managers, and volunteer champions to partner in addressing community needs.


Steward AmeriCorps resources to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges right here in New Hampshire.

News and Funding Opportunities

Join The Volunteer NH Board of Directors

Join The Volunteer NH Board of Directors

If you believe in solving challenges through volunteerism, read on! Volunteer NH, New Hampshire’s State Service Commission, is looking for qualified and motivated individuals to join our Board of Directors. [button...

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Serve, Learn, Earn NH

The one-stop shop for information about NH AmeriCorps opportunities, schools that match the Education Award, and businesses that provide benefits for AmeriCorps alums.

SERVE: See what AmeriCorps service opportunities there are across New Hampshire. Did you know most AmeriCorps positions offer a living allowance, money for college and trade school? Jump-start your career and gain transferable skills employers value including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving. 

LEARN: Are you an AmeriCorps member or alum? See which NH colleges and universities will provide a Segal Education Award match, discounted tuition, or other benefits.

EARN: There are many businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies that give special precedence or other considerations to alums of AmeriCorps programs – and more are added every year! See where you might want to go next after your service experience.

Latest Blog Posts

Sign Up For State Service Plan Focus Groups

Sign Up For State Service Plan Focus Groups

Volunteer NH is hosting focus groups over Zoom in September to dig deeper into the issues identified by the public within our State Service Plan survey.   You've already indicated in the survey your interest in participating in one of our focus groups, or you've...

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Get Connected

Are you looking to volunteer? Are you part of a nonprofit that needs volunteers? Look no further than Get Connected, an online hub for service in New Hampshire. Volunteers use Get Connected to find opportunities that fit their interests and schedules. Nonprofits use it to attract, manage, and report on volunteer activities in their organizations. 

With Get Connected, both volunteering and volunteer recruitment have never been easier!

2023 Annual Sponsors

These companies are investing in building strong and connected communities throughout New Hampshire.

NH Elks

Northeast Coca Cola

Point32 Health

Northeast Delta Dental

C&S Wholesale Grocers

Davis & Towle Insurance Group

Hypertherm HOPE Foundation