Story City Senior Citizens, Inc.
The Story City Senior Citizens (SCSC), Inc. are the current Sponsor of Central Iowa RSVP (CIRSVP) and the proposed Sponsor of Central Iowa RSVP North. The involved Board of Directors administers policy, employs staff, and advocates for older adults in the community. As the Sponsoring agency of CIRSVP since it began in 1973, SCSC, Inc. has extensive experience in managing an RSVP project as well as managing federal grant funds. CIRSVP is a dynamic National Service Program currently serving Story and Marshall County, Iowa, established in 1973.
Proposed Expansion into Hamilton and Webster County:
Number of volunteers: 255
Funds being requested: $89,500
Focus Areas Addressed: Economic Opportunity; Education; Environmental Stewardship; Healthy Futures; Disaster Services (Disaster Preparedness Education Work Plan will likely be added in year 2 or 3); Community and Economic Development (Capacity Building Work Plan will likely be added in year 2)
Community Needs Addressed: Consumer Protection/Fraud Prevention; Child Literacy; Energy Savings for Low Income/Frail Elderly; Emergency/Disaster Preparedness for Families/Individuals (year 2 or 3); Food Security; Other Needs as Determined. (A Pen Pal Literacy Project will also be pursued in year 2)
Methods: Using research and statistical data to identify community needs and develop programming/assignments that meet those needs and demonstrate measurable, well-defined outcomes.
Outcomes: Specific and detailed outcomes statements will accompany each proposed work plan.