For more than 40 years, RSVP has delivered proven results
and engaged millions of Americans 55+ in national and community service. Last
week, Senior Corps opened its 2013 RSVP Competition, which intends to fund
RSVP projects that support volunteers 55+ serving in a diverse range of
activities that meet specific local and community needs and respond to National
During the upcoming fiscal year, RSVP grants will be
awarded on a competitive basis as mandated by the 2009 Edward M. Kennedy Serve
America Act. This competition represents a re-imagining and modernizing of the
Senior Corps program, and it will help RSVP continue to thrive and provide a
resource our country can draw on. Read
more in this Serve.gov blog post.
Eligible applicants include faith-based and secular
nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state education
agencies, Indian tribes, and local government entities including counties and
Applications Dates: Letters of intent are due on
Monday, September 10, 2012, and the deadline for applications is Thursday,
October 11, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Successful applicants will be
notified in March 2013.
Additionally, the Senior
Corps Virtual Conference on August 14-16 will highlight the new performance
measures for 2013 RSVP Senior Corps grantees, providing information to help
organizations create effective measures to demonstrate impact in communities.
The virtual conference is free and open to the public.
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