Operation AmeriCorps will support 56 AmeriCorps members over two years, generate nearly $1 million investment in the community

BLOOMFIELD, IOWA – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, today announced that Bloomfield will be one of 10 communities nationwide to become part of the agency’s new Operation AmeriCorps initiative.

Bloomfield’s Iowa Energy Independence AmeriCorps will support 56 AmeriCorps members over the next two years to reduce residential energy demand by five percent. This investment, which will reach two-thirds of all homes in Bloomfield, will lead to energy cost savings and a reduced carbon footprint for the city’s plan to be a net-zero electric community by 2030.

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