List of RSVP Relinquishment Grants

Sep 7, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is awarding 38 grants to support local nonprofits across the county that will utilize senior volunteers to tackle pressing community needs.

Together, the grants include more than $4 million in funding through the 2012 RSVP Relinquished Funds Competition to 22 new sponsors for RSVP programs that engage volunteers in addressing a wide range of challenges, from disaster response to environmental stewardship. The funding also includes 16 RSVP grants to implement service activities focused on veterans and military families.

Below are two charts showing each competition category. The first table includes the amount, location, and program name of each organization that received a new grant. These funds will support new grants to organizations in geographic areas where RSVP projects were voluntarily discontinued by a previous sponsor.

The second chart provides the same details for the organizations selected to receive augmentation grants. This funding will be used to implement additional service activities focused on veterans and military families.

New Grants to Relinquished Service Areas
OrganizationProgram NameCityStateAmount
Montgomery Area Council On AgingRSVP/MacoaMontgomeryAL$70,232
United Way of North Central FloridaAlachua County RSVP ProgramGainesvilleFL$157,500
Florida Senior Programs, Inc.Florida Senior Programs- RSVP VolusiaOrlandoFL$157,500
Florida Senior Programs, Inc.Florida Senior Programs- RSVP OsceolaOrlandoFL$157,500
Seminole County Public SchoolsSeminole RSVPSanfordFL$157,500
Story City Senior Citizens, Inc.Central Iowa RSVP NorthStory CityIA$134,250
Senior Services AssociatesRSVP of Kendall CountyElginIL$78,000
John Wood Community CollegeRSVP of Brown & Pike County ILQuincyIL$105,000
United Way of Porter CountyRSVP Northwest IndianaValparaisoIN$157,500
District III Area Agency on AgingCare Connection RSVPWarrensburgMO$144,375
Richland County Health DepartmentRoosevelt, Daniels, & Sheridan County RSVPSidneyMT$157,500
Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency (Wages)WAGES RSVP ProjectGoldsboroNC$147,141
Corporation For Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD)RSVP for Pike, Ross and LawrenceAthensOH$157,500
Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc.RSVP of Mid Ohio IIMansfieldOH$236,250
Family & Community Services of Portage County, Inc.F&CS RSVPRavennaOH$120,000
ShareCare Faith in ActionRSVP of Lehigh, Northamption and Carbon CountiesBethlehemPA$220,500
SVP of the Capital Region, Inc.RSVP of the Capitol Region, Inc.-EastHarrisburgPA$357,525
Pittsburgh CaresRSVP Allegheny County PAPittsburghPA$223,208
Fayette County Community Action Agency, Inc.FCCAA RSVPUniontownPA$165,450
Volunteers of America, DakotasRSVP Heartland RegionSioux FallsSD$170,625
Davis County Health Senior ServicesDavis County RSVPFarmingtonUT$262,500
Volunteer FairfaxNorthern Virginia-RSVPFairfaxVA$220,500
Subtotal: New Grants to Relinquished Service Areas$3,758,055

Augmentation Grants
OrganizationProgram NameCityStateAmount
Marshall County RSVP, IncMarshall County RSVP, IncGuntersvilleAL$10,500
Garland County Council on AgingGarland County RSVPHot SpringsAR$21,000
New Opportunities, Inc.New Opportunities Inc. RSVPWaterburyCT$8,750
Community Services Council BrevardRSVP of BrevardCocoaFL$7,000
United Way of Martin County, Inc.Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Martin CountyStuartFL$21,000
Brighton Center, IncRSVP- Northern KentuckyNewportKY$19,250
Audubon Area Community Services, Inc.Audubon Area RSVPOwensboroKY$7,000
New Orleans Council on AgingRSVP of New OrleansNew OrleansLA$24,500
HealthReach NetworkHealthreach RSVPWatervilleME$8,750
Monadnock Family Services IncMonadnock RSVPKeeneNH$7,000
Southwest Human Resource AgencySWHRA RSVPHendersonTN$21,000
Senior Citizens, Inc.RSVP of NashvilleNashvilleTN$10,500
McLennan Community CollegeHeart of Texas RSVPWacoTX$10,500
Volunteer Center, Inc.Brown County WI RSVPGreen BayWI$7,000
RSVP of Dane County, Inc.RSVP of Dane County, Inc.MadisonWI$35,000
Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Inc.Milwaukee RSVPMilwaukeeWI$35,000
Subtotal: Augmentation Grants$253,750


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