West Central MN Community Action Inc.

Contact Information

411 Industrial Park Blvd
Elbow Lake, MN 56531 - 4213
(218) 685-4486 116
RSVP 2013 Competition Appendix A Part 1 Funding Opportunities

Executive Summary

Part II -- Section A. Executive Summary: An estimated 600 unduplicated volunteers will serve. They will assist in one of the following areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures or Veterans & Military Families by performing but not limited to one of the following service activities: emergency preparedness, free tax preparation for income eligible taxpayers, youth literacy tutors, migratory bird counters, senior dining/congregate dining workers, hospice volunteers. The types of populations they serve or will serve are focused on but not limited to: seniors, veterans, disabled, single parent households all found within 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. This network of service will be accomplished through fifty one approved and compliant RSVP sites in partnership but not limited to: the Salvation Army, American Red Cross, IRS, MN Dept. of Revenue, two MN school districts, MN Department of Natural Resources, MN Board on Aging, Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging, Nutrition Services Incorporated from each county & the Elder Network. The primary focus area of this project is Economic Opportunity. At the end of the 12-month performance period, 650 economically disadvantaged individuals will have received financial literacy services, 14 economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, transitioned into safe, healthy, affordable housing. The minimum CNCS federal investment of $55,066 will be supplemented by $30,186 non-federal resources.

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