2015 RSVP Competition


Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity. RSVP volunteers serve with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week. Click here for RSVP Program Regulations. Through this competition CNCS seeks to increase the impact of national service in 341 specific communities across the country. CNCS intends to fund RSVP grants that support volunteers 55 years and older serving in a diverse range of activities that meet specific community needs and that respond to National Performance Measures. RSVP grant applications must: • Serve the entire geographic service area associated with the funding opportunities listed in Appendix A; • Support the minimum number of volunteers listed in Appendix A; • Meet the National Performance Measure requirements and other criteria established in this Notice; and • Minimize, to the extent possible, disruptions to the current volunteers associated with any incumbent project. Please see Appendix C for more information on how new and incumbent applicants must describe how they plan to minimize the disruption of volunteers if they propose graduating volunteer stations that are included in an incumbent project.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/09/2014 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Other Categories
Supporting service opportunities for volunteers age 55 and over.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Senior Corps RSVP
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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