2017 Senior Corps RSVP Expansion Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) awarded more than $5.3 million in Senior Corps RSVP funding to support senior volunteer service in 50 new communities across the country. These grants awarded to nonprofits and community agencies expand RSVP’s presence in areas previously unserved by Senior Corps RSVP programs.

Established in 1971, RSVP engages Americans age 55 and older in citizen service that addresses the nation’s most pressing challenges -- everything from fighting the opioid epidemic, reducing crime and reviving cities, connecting veterans to jobs and benefits, preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs, ensuring seniors age independently and with dignity, and help Americans rebuild their lives following a disaster.

The RSVP projects awarded will leverage the experience and skills of more than 7,700 Senior Corps RSVP volunteers who will serve in schools, veteran’s organizations and disaster service initiatives. Grantees will address a variety of local issues and provide support services for disaster response, early childhood education, veterans and military families, homebound adults and caregivers, substance abuse prevention, and more.

Below is the list of successful applicants, their base cities of operation, the 12-month award amount, the number of positions funded, and geographic areas served.

Arkansas

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPARStuttgart Chamber of CommerceSoutheast Arkansas RSVPStuttgart$75,000120Monroe and Phillips counties
   AR TOTAL $75,000120 

Arizona

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPAZInterfaith Community ServicesICS Expanded Volunteer Impact & DiversityTucson$125,004100Pima County, Arizona with a focus on the Tucson metro area and the surrounding rural, incorporated areas.
   AZ Total $125,004100 

California

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPCAFamily Service Agency of Santa BarbaraFamily Service Agency of Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara$80,000225Santa Barbara County: The southern Santa Barbara County cities of Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria; the unincorporated communities of Montecito and Summerland.
RSVPCAL.A. Works Inc. Los Angeles$135,000185Los Angeles County: the City of Los Angeles neighborhoods of Bel Air, Beverly Crest, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Century City, Cheviot Hills, Del Rey, Marina del Rey, Mar Vista, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Pico Robertson, Playa Vista, Rancho Park, Sawtelle, Venice, West Los Angeles, and Westwood; the cities of Beverly Hills, Culver City, and Santa Monica
RSVPDCAARP FoundationAARP Foundation RSVP CA-14Washington$143,080225Los Angeles County: The cities of Burbank, Glendale, La Canada Flintridge, and Pasadena; the unincorporated community of Altadena
RSVPDCAARP FoundationAARP Foundation RSVP CA-13Washington$239,595375Los Angeles County - Los Angeles County: The San Gabriel Valley Region cities and communities of Alhambra, Arcadia, Baldwin Park, City of Industry, Downey, Duarte, Hacienda Heights, East La Mirada, El Monte, Irwindale, La Mirada, La Puente, Monrovia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Fe Springs, Sierra Madre, South El Monte, South Pasadena, Temple City, West Covina, and Whittier; the Southeast Region cities of La Habra Heights, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, and South Whittier.
RSVPCANorth Coast Opportunities, Inc.RSVP Sonoma - NCOUkiah$100,000120Sonoma County
   CA TOTAL $697,6751130 

Connecticut

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPCTThames Valley Council for Community ActionThames Valley Council for Community ActionJewett City$75,00079New London County: Norwich, Bozrah, Franklin, Sprague, Lisbon, Colchester, Lebanon, Griswold, Voluntown, North Stonington
   CT TOTAL $75,00079 

Florida

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPFLBig Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa BayBig Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa BayTampa$75,00075Sumter County, Florida
   FL TOTAL $75,00075 

Iowa

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPIAGraceland UniversitySouthern Iowa RSVPLamoni$119,029144Clarke County, Decatur County, Ringgold County, and Union County
RSVPIACarroll County BoardCarroll County Board IICarroll$75,000100Crawford and Calhoun Counties
RSVPIANorth Iowa Area Community CollegeRSVP of Franklin and Mitchell CountiesMason City$77,70078Franklin and Mitchell counties, Iowa
   IA TOTAL $271,729322 

Indiana

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPINVincennes UniversityRSVP of Knox and Greene CountiesVincennes$75,00075Knox and Greene Counties
RSVPINRSVP of Allen County, Inc.RSVP Expansion Adams, Wells, Huntington, and Whitley Co.Fort Wayne$100,000102Counties in NE Indiana: Wells (Bluffton, Ossian); Adams (Decatur); Huntington (Huntington); Whitley (Columbia City)
   IN TOTAL $175,000177 

Illinios

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPILEgyptian Area Agency on Agency IncEgyptian Area Agency on Agency Inc IICarterville$100,000100Illinois counties of Alexander, Franklin, Gallatin, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, and Williamson.
   IL TOTAL $100,000100 

Kansas

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPKSMental Health Association of South Central KansasRSVP Program Sumner County KSWichita$95,674106Sumner County, Kansas
   KS TOTAL $95,674106 

Kentucky

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPKYMorehead State University Extended Campus 1MSU/RSVP 2Morehead$125,000100Boyd, Carter, Elliott,Greenup and Lawrence
   KY TOTAL $125,000100 

Massachusetts

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPMAHampshire Council of GovernmentsRSVP of the Pioneer ValleyNorthampton$110,000300Hampden County, Massachusetts
   MA TOTAL $110,000300 

Michigan

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPMINortheast Michigan Community Service AgencyRSVP of Northeast MichiganAlpena$122,051300Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Cheboygan, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Presque Isle Counties
RSVPMIUnited Way of the Eastern Upper Peninsula SAULT SAINTE MARIE$75,00075Mackinac, Luce, and Chippewa Counties
   MI TOTAL $197,051375 

Missouri

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPMOThe OASIS InstituteThe Oasis InstituteSt. Louis$75,01975Jefferson County in Missouri
   MO TOTAL $75,01975 

North Dakota

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPNDLutheran Social Services NDLSSND - RSVP GrantFargo$491,400900Adams, Barnes, Benson, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Nelson, Oliver, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, Walsh, Ward, Wells & Williams
   ND TOTAL $491,400900 

New York

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPNYTioga Opportunities, Inc.RSVP of Tioga CountyOwego$75,00075Tioga County, NY
RSVPNYCatholic Charities of the Diocese of OgdensburgCatholic Charities of the Diocese of OgdensburgOgdensburg$75,00075Hamilton County, New York
RSVPNYUlster Literacy AssociationUlster Literacy AssociationKingston$95,209210Ulster County, New York
   NY TOTAL $245,209360 

Ohio

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPOHFamily & Community Services Inc.RSVP Geauga & Wayne CountiesRavenna$90,067215Geauga and Wayne Counties, Ohio
RSVPOHFamily & Community Services Inc.F&CS RSVP of Franklin & Delaware CountiesRavenna$98,411237Franklin & Delaware Counties, Ohio
RSVPOHPSA 3 Agency on AgingRSVP of Ohio Area Agency on Aging 3Lima$145,980190Allen, Auglaize, Hardin and Mercer counties
   OH TOTAL $334,458642 

Oklahoma

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPOKSouthwest Oklahoma Community Action GroupAltus/Southwest Oklahoma Community Action GroupAltus$75,00076Beckham, Washita, Kiowa, and Tillman Counties in Oklahoma
RSVPOKInca Community Services, Inc.INCA - RSVPTishomingo$80,000120Atoka County, Coal County, Garvin County, Love County, Marshall County, Pontotoc County. All in the state of Oklahoma.
   OK TOTAL $155,000196 

Oregon

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPORElders in ActionElders in ActionPortland$114,928100Multnomah County, Oregon (OR-17)
   OR TOTAL $114,928100 

Pennsylvania

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPVAExperience Works Headquarters ProgramExperience Works PennsylvaniaArlington$325,000325Potter, Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton counties
RSVPPADiakon Child Family Community MinistriesDiakon Child Family Community MinistriesMiddletown$105,644261Berks, Pike and Wayne Counties - Pennsylvania
RSVPPACommunity Action SouthwestCAS RSVP of Greene County ProjectWashington$78,57788Greene County, Pennsylvania (PA-10)
   PA TOTAL $509,221674 

Tennessee

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPTNKnoxville Knox County Community Action CommitteeKnoxville Knox County RSVPKnoxville$75,00075Blount County, Tennessee
RSVPTNSouthwest Human Resource AgencyRSVPHenderson$85,000110Benton, Carroll & Perry Counties
RSVPTNDouglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc.Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc.Morristown$75,00075Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, and Jefferson Counties
RSVPTNRoane County Anti-Drug CoalitionRSVP of Roane CountyKingston$100,000100Roane County, Tennessee which includes the cities of Kingston, Harriman, Rockwood, Oliver Springs and a portion of Oak Ridge
   TN TOTAL $335,000360 

Texas

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPTXCentral Texas OpportunitiesCentral Texas Opportunities IIColeman$75,00083Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, and Runnels Counties
RSVPTXThe Arc of TexasRSVP of Williamson CountyAustin$100,000100Williamson County, Texas
RSVPTXNorth Central Texas Council of GovernmentsNorth Central Texas Council of GovernmentsArlington$124,996207Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Wise counties
   TX TOTAL $299,996390 

Utah

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPUTFive County Association of GovernmentsFive County Association of GovernmentsSaint George$75,00075Beaver County, Garfield County, Iron County, Kane County, Washington County
   UT TOTAL $75,00075 

Virginia

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPVAClinch Valley Community Action Inc.Clinch Valley RSVPNorth Tazewell$75,000105Russell and Buchanan Counties, Virginia
   VA TOTAL $75,000105 

Washington

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPWACatholic Family & Child ServicesCatholic Family & Child ServicesYakima$75,000120Walla Walla County
RSVPWALutheran Community Services NorthwestRSVP Pierce CountySeaTac$112,529210Pierce County, WA
   WA TOTAL $187,529330 

Wisconsin

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPWIInterfaith Caregivers of Washington Co West Bend$75,000230Washington County, WI
RSVPWIWestern Dairyland Economic Opportunity CouncilWestern Dairyland Economic Opportunity CouncilIndependence$75,00075Pepin County
RSVPWIInterfaith Caregivers of Ozaukee County Inc.Interfaith Caregivers of Ozaukee County Inc.Grafton$75,000125Ozaukee County
   WI TOTAL $225,000430 

West Virginia

PROGRAMSTATELEGAL APPLICANT NAMEPROGRAM NAMECITYRECOMMENDED FUNDING# OF VOLUNTEERSGEOGRAPHIC SERVICE AREA(S)
RSVPWVMid Ohio Valley Regional CouncilMid Ohio Valley RSVP2Parkersburg$75,00080Mason and Wetzel Counties
RSVPWVSummersville Baptist ChurchFayette/Greenbrier/Nicholas/Webster Co RSVPSummersville$75,00075Braxton and Pocahontas Counties
   WV TOTAL $150,000155 
Notes:
(1) This represents the applicant's full year (12-month) budget.
(2) Headquartered in a state outside of the service area
Back to Top