Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University

Contact Information

Western Il University,
1 University Circle, Currens Hall 503
Macomb, IL 61455 - 1367
(309) 762-8090
FY 2016 AmeriCorps State Commission (New and Continuations)

Executive Summary

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities (WIU-QC) is requesting 40 AmeriCorps members who will work with both at-risk preschool aged children and K-12 students in the Illinois Quad Cities.

At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing school readiness of economically disadvantaged children prior to attending Kindergarten as well increasing the educational outcomes of at-risk K-12 youth. The program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $207,853 will be matched with $76,055 in public funding.

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