2015 RSVP Competition

Quick Facts

Due DateSeptember 9, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityConsumer Protection
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Education
Environment
Health
Housing
Other - Supporting service opportunities for volunteers age 55 and over.
Transportation
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

Program Description

Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity. RSVP volunteers serve with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week. Click here for RSVP Program Regulations. Through this competition CNCS seeks to increase the impact of national service in 341 specific communities across the country. CNCS intends to fund RSVP grants that support volunteers 55 years and older serving in a diverse range of activities that meet specific community needs and that respond to National Performance Measures. RSVP grant applications must: ? Serve the entire geographic service area associated with the funding opportunities listed in Appendix A; ? Support the minimum number of volunteers listed in Appendix A; ? Meet the National Performance Measure requirements and other criteria established in this Notice; and ? Minimize, to the extent possible, disruptions to the current volunteers associated with any incumbent project. Please see Appendix C for more information on how new and incumbent applicants must describe how they plan to minimize the disruption of volunteers if they propose graduating volunteer stations that are included in an incumbent project.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberCNCS-06-05-2014
Funding Opportunity Title2015 RSVP Competition
Opportunity CategoryConsumer Protection
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Education
Environment
Health
Housing
Other - Supporting service opportunities for volunteers age 55 and over.
Transportation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationSupporting service opportunities for volunteers age 55 and over.
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateJune 5, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateSeptember 9, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Archive DateOctober 9, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 94.002 - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameCorporation for National and Community Service
Program Information WebsiteNotice of Funding
ContactSenior Corps RSVP
Senior Corps mailbox

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