Corporation for National and Community Service 2017 State of the Evidence Annual Report

Implementing Organization: 
Office of Research and Evaluation
Corporation for National and Community Service

The CNCS Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) has built a portfolio of evidence around the agency’s mission and its programs. This State of the Evidence report synthesizes results from research and evaluation activities conducted between fiscal years 2015 and 2016. Specifically, findings from research studies conducted by university-based scholars, program evaluations conducted by independent third parties, agency performance metrics, and analyses of nationally representative statistics are summarized. In addition, the report includes key metrics that reflect the agency’s use of evidence in its budget, management, and policy decisions during the same time period.

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CNCS Program(s): 
AmeriCorps State and National
AmeriCorps VISTA
AmeriCorps NCCC
Senior Corps
Social Innovation Fund
Volunteer Generation Fund
CNCS Focus Area(s): 
Capacity Building
Disaster Services
Economic Opportunity
Healthy Futures
Veterans and Military Families
Youth Development (SIF)
Outcomes Category(s): 
Disaster Assistance Provided
Financial Literacy
School Readiness
K-12 Success
Post-Secondary Educational Support
Access to Care
Veterans and Military Families Served
Benefit to National Service Member/Volunteer
Study Type(s): 
Review or Meta-Analysis
Study Design(s): 
Year Published: 
Date Posted Online: 
August 4, 2017
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