Resources

Building Resilience

With support from The Rockefeller Foundation, Cities of Service produced stories that highlight the Resilience AmeriCorps program in its first year. The Building Resilience Stories include 11 unique written narratives about the Cities of Service Resilience AmeriCorps cities and the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, which adopted the Resilience AmeriCorps framework in 2016. All written stories include photography from the field. 

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Service Plans

Seattle, WA Service Plan

Since his first day in office, Mayor Ed Murray has talked about the need to create opportunities. Whether by increasing the minimum wage or expanding mandatory Pre-K education, the Mayor believes improving the lives of…

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Service Plans

Boston, MA Service Plan

Engaging Boston is a service plan reflecting Mayor Walsh's vision for volunteerism and service across the country. By encouraging residents to come together to serve their neighborhoods, they will create lasting change in the city of Boston. 

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Funding Opportunities

Bay Area Impact Volunteering Program

With generous support from the Walmart Foundation, Cities of Service is launching a regional impact volunteering grant program for the Bay Area. Under this award, selected cities will address local disaster preparedness…

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Blueprint

SNAP Ambassadors

SNAP allows low-income families to buy food, yet millions do not participate in the program. The Cities of Service SNAP Ambassadors Blueprint increases access to nutritious foods and participation in SNAP.

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Blueprint

Community Tables

Children who rely on school meals struggle to access healthy food during summer break. The Cities of Service Community Tables Blueprint helps these children access healthy meals over summer. 

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Blueprint

Storm Busters

Urban areas lack green spaces to absorb rainfall, causing pollution and flooding. The Cities of Service Storm Busters Blueprint creates green spaces and improves waterways to decrease storm damage.

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Blueprint

Homework Diner

Creating family time during the week can be hard, but is critical for a child's success. The Cities of Service Homework Diner Blueprint helps families engage around meals and homework help. 

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