National Service Agency Announces Grants to Engage Seniors in Service (Chart)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Jun 23, 2010
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The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded 48 organizations grants under its Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) to engage seniors in service projects that address national problems facing local communities.

The RSVP Programs of National Significance grants, which total more than $ 1.2 million, will support current RSVP grantees throughout the U.S. in mobilizing 4,000 senior volunteers to help mentor children, support independent living for seniors, promote energy efficiency and meet other critical community needs.

StateCitySponsor/Legal ApplicantProject NameNew RSVP VolunteersFunding
CAGrass ValleyArea IV Agency on AgingRSVP of Nevada County - Augmentation15$5,005
CAOxnardCity of Oxnard Recreation DivisionOxnard RSVP40$30,000
CAThousand OaksConejo Recreation & Park DistrictThousand Oaks/Conejo Valley RSVP50$15,000
CASacramentoCounty of Sacramento Department of Human AssistanceSacramento County RSVP - Augmentation70$21,000
COFederal HeightsThe Senior Hub IncorporatedRSVP Adams/Arapahoe75$21,700
COFt. CollinsVolunteers of AmericaRSVP/VOA Larimer County - Augmentation80$34,020
CTNew HavenSouth Central Connecticut Agency on AgingGray is Green90$19,664
FLVero BeachSenior Resource AssociationIndian River County RSVP70$23,968
IABooneBoone County HospitalRSVP 55+ Volunteer Program of Boone and Greene Counties40$12,800
ILArlington HeightsVolunteer Center of NW Suburban ChicagoRSVP Augmentation125$67,500
ILRock IslandWestern Illinois Area Agency on AgingRSVP of Scott Ia & Rock Island Il100$30,702
ILNormalYWCA of McLean CountyMclean County RSVP70$21,000
INBloomingtonArea 10 Council on Aging of Monroe and Owen Counties, Inc.Monore/Owen Counties RSVP - Augmentation70$21,000
KYOwensboroAudubon Area Community Services, Inc.Audubon Area Retired and Senior Volunteer Program15$4,500
KYNewportBrighton Center, IncBrighton Center RSVP - Augmentation75$22,144
MABostonCity of Boston-Elderly Affairs CommissionRSVP Boston55$36,036
MANorthamptonHampshire Council of GovernmentsRSVP of Hampshire & Franklin Counties40$20,561
MEScarboroughSouthern Maine Agency on AgingRSVP of Southern Maine70$20,999
MILansingRetired & Senior Volunteer Program of Ingham, Eaton & Clinton Co.RSVP of Ingham, Eaton & Clinton Co.-PNS - Augmentation100$30,000
MNSt CloudCity of St. CloudGreater St Cloud RSVP70$29,702
MNDetroit LakesMahube Community CouncilMahube RSVP 2010 Augmentation70$21,000
MNMinneapolisVolunteers of America MinnesotaVolunteers of America of MN RSVP - Augmentation250$75,312
MTMissoulaMissoula Aging Services, Inc.RSVP of Missoula100$30,000
MTPolsonWestern Montana Area VI on AgingArea VI RSVP-PNS - Augmentation78$23,500
NCWhitevilleSoutheastern Community CollegeRSVP20$10,951
NDFargoNorth Dakota State UniversityNDSU RSVP2113$33,900
NHConcordThe Friends Program IncThe Friends RSVP52$20,562
NJPhillipsburgNorthwest NJ Community Action ProgramMorris, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Passaic RSVP75$22,500
NYElmiraCornell Cooperative ExtensionChemung County RSVP20$6,096
NYAlbanyThe Research Foundation of SUNY AlbanyCapital Region RSVP-PNS - Augmentation70$21,000
OHToledoArea Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio Inc.RSVP of Northwestern Ohio70$21,000
OHAthensCorporation For Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD)RSVP for Pike, Ross and Lawrence120$35,952
OHAkronMature Services, Inc.RSVP of Summit & Medina County100$30,000
OHLebanonWarren County Community ServicesWarren County RSVP - Augmentation35$10,500
PAAllentownDiakon Lutheran Social MinistriesLehigh/Northampton/Carbon RSVP - Augmentation100$30,000
PAPhiladelphiaKlein and Stiffel JCCsFor a Friend Project300$62,140
PAHarrisburgRSVP of the Capital Region, Inc.RSVP of the Capitol Region, Inc.70$21,000
TXSan AngeloWest Texas Rehabilitation CenterConcho Valley RSVP - Augmentation40$12,000
UTLoganCache County Commission Aging ProgramCache County RSVP70$25,016
VAPulaskiNew River Valley Agency on AgingPulaski Co. RSVP - Augmentation35$10,500
VARichmondSenior Connections, the Capital Area Agency on AgingRichmond RSVP80$24,000
VTRutlandRutland Community Programs Inc.Rutland Community Programs/RSVP-PNS - Augmentation100$30,784
WIOshkoshADVOCAP, Inc.ADVOCAP RSVP - Augmentation150$52,749
WIMilwaukeeInterfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc.Milwaukee RSVP150$45,000
WIKenoshaKenosha Area Family & Aging Services, Inc.Kenosha County RSVP40$12,000
WIGreen BayVolunteer Center, Inc.Brown County Wi RSVP70$21,000
WVFollansbeeBrooke County Committee on AgingBrooke/Hancock RSVP488$30,000
WVPetersburgPotomac Highlands Support ServicesRegion 8 PDC/PHSS 2010 RSVP Augmentation150$45,000
   Totals:4,336$1,270,763

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