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Serve Wisconsin is a 21-member citizen board appointed by the Governor.  The board administers federal AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service to provide evidence-based services to address community-identified needs in the areas of disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families.



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2015 Financial and Grants Management Institute

Serve Wisconsin is hosting a Financial and Grants Management Institute (FGMI) in Madison, Wisconsin, July 21-23, 2015. Last offered in 2012, the FGMI brings together Corporation for National and Community Service staff, consultants with extensive national service knowledge and experience, and those within the field who have had success to share knowledge and best practices, dive deeper into topics of interest, and provide the information needed to run effective AmeriCorps programs.  This 3-day Institute  is designed to support Commission Staff, Fiscal Staff, New Program Staff, and Experienced Program Staff. With these 4 audiences in mind, a diverse agenda has been developed with sessions that support both new and experienced staff. We are very proud of the agenda that is being offered and hope you will consider joining us in Madison, Wisconsin on July 21-23, 2015.

View the agenda!

For more information contact amy.porter@wisconsin.gov



2015 Governor’s Service Recognition Event

Thursday, June 4, 2015

10:00am – 11:00am

Monona Terrace

One John Nolen Dr., Madison, WI 53703


Serve Wisconsin is proud to celebrate the recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Service Recognition Awards! Six deserving awardees were honored on June 4, 2015 at the Monona Terrance in Madison, WI. Amber Noggle of Madison's News Team 27 emceed the event and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch presented the awards. The following extraordinary programs and individuals were recognized:


Governor’s Community Service AmeriCorps Participant or Program Honoree:

Pathfinders' 2013-2014 AmeriCorps Team ~ Wisconsin Association for Homeless and Runaway Services


Governor’s Senior Corps Participant or Program Honoree:

Linda Timm - RSVP Waukesha County


Marty Stein Friend of National Service Exemplary Supporter:

Susan F. Mikulay Milwaukee


Governor’s Veteran Volunteer Service Award:

Rick Steeber – DePere


Governor’s Volunteer Engagement Award:

Rev. Erik Koepnick – Guest House of Milwaukee


Governor’s Disability Inclusion Award:

Goodwill AmeriCorps Financial Empowerment Services –Milwaukee


More information on these exceptional recipients!

See photographs of this event here!



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1 West Wilson Street | Room B274 | Madison, WI 53703

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