by Connie Cherba
Dubuque’s AmeriCorps Partners in Learning got a big boost in July when the organization was approved to receive $516,514 in federal AmeriCorps funding from Volunteer Iowa and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Two smaller grants from Volunteer Iowa totaling nearly $85,000 were also received and will be used to support a new summer program and to fund planning for new programming in the areas of health, wellness, and nature.
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