2019 RSVP Grant Competition

For decades, RSVP has effectively engaged older Americans in meeting national and community needs that deliver lasting, meaningful results. Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities.

The Notice made funds available for specific geographic services areas throughout the country. Awards were made based on the evaluation process, related requirements, and in alignment with CNCS’ focus areas and priorities set forth in the Notice. Priority funding areas include:

  • Evidence-Based Program Implementation
  • Healthy Futures - Access to Care - Opioid Abuse
  • Healthy Futures Aging in Place - Elder Justice
  • Healthy Futures Aging in Place - Independent Living
  • Economic Opportunity - Workforce Development
  • Education - Intergenerational Programming
  • Disaster Services
  • Veterans and Military Families

Awards made under this Notice are authorized by the National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended, (42 U.S.C. § 12501 et seq.) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended (42 U.S.C. § 5001).


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StateCityOrganizationFunds AwardedVolunteers Supported
ALFlorenceLauderdale County Commission$41,817.00450
ALMonroevilleMonroe County Commission$40,000.00325
ALThomasvilleCity of Thomasville$75,803.00218
ALMobileMobile County Commission$57,500.00218
ALAthensAthens-Limestone County RSVP Board of Directors Incorporated$132,514.00200
ALMobileSouth Alabama Regional Planning Commission$78,353.00160
ALTuscaloosaFocus on Senior Citizens of Tuscaloosa County$56,793.0095
ALOpelikaLee-Russell Council of Governments AAA$40,900.0080
AZFlagstaffNorthern Arizona University$165,226.00431
CASan Luis ObispoSenior Volunteer Services$92,695.00700
CARiversideRiverside County Office on Aging$61,082.00492
CAOxnardCity of Oxnard Recreation Division$67,777.00390
CASacramentoCounty of Sacramento, Department of Health and Human Services$190,935.00382
CASan BernardinoCity of San Bernardino$47,309.00296
CAReddingDignity Health Connected Living$109,648.00259
CASanta AnaOneOC$75,000.00150
COFederal HeightsThe Senior Hub Incorporated$69,570.00675
COBoulderBoulder County RSVP Board Inc DBA Boulder County CareConnect$80,964.00353
CTHartfordCommunity Renewal Team, Inc.$158,960.00340
CTWaterburyNew Opportunities, Inc.$125,322.00180
CTJewett CityThames Valley Council for Community Action$111,073.00140
DEDoverModern Maturity Center Incorporated$48,617.00763
FLLecantoCitrus County, Florida, a political subdivision of the State of Florida$83,355.00556
FLJacksonvilleCity of Jacksonville$69,049.00383
FLTampaSeniors In Service of Tampa Bay Inc$102,022.00291
FLAvon ParkSouth Florida State College$44,534.00200
FLTampaSeniors In Service of Tampa Bay Inc$80,539.00171
FLMiamiMiami Dade County Department of Human Services$104,311.00162
FLPensacolaUnited Way of Escambia County$52,547.00160
FLOrlandoVolunteers for Community Impact$105,000.00150
FLBartowPolk County Board of County Commissioners$85,744.00123
FLOrlandoVolunteers for Community Impact$105,000.00117
GAAlbanySowega Council on Aging, Incorporation$45,010.00116
GASavannahEconomic Opportunity Authority For Savannah-Chatham County Area, Incorporated$80,072.00111
GAAthensAthens Community Council on Aging$49,049.0075
HIHiloCounty of Hawaii - P&R/EAD/RSVP$68,254.001000
IAMason CityNorth Iowa Area Community College$129,147.00438
IACoralvilleUnited Way of Johnson & Washington Counties$71,281.00435
IADubuqueThe Finley Hospital$40,356.00360
IACedar RapidsUnited Way of East Central Iowa$41,000.00350
IAWaterlooVolunteer Center of Cedar Valley$80,085.00250
ILElginSenior Services Associates$93,966.00710
ILBellevilleSouthwestern Illinois College$91,060.00707
ILQuincyJohn Wood Community College$145,190.00700
ILChampaignFamily Service of Champaign County$62,306.00600
ILEffinghamC.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation$40,052.00390
ILChicagoSGA Youth & Family Services$222,963.00302
ILSpringfieldSenior Services of Central Illinois$40,000.00258
ILFreeportHighland Community College$46,956.0098
INLawrenceburgDearborn County Social Council$40,000.00230
INAndersonUnited Way of Madison County$40,000.0082
INWashingtonRSVP of Daviess County Indiana, Inc.$56,830.0040
KSHutchinsonHutchinson Community College$69,672.00565
KSWichitaSedgwick County$47,932.00350
KSGreat BendBarton County Community College$48,722.00258
KSGarden CityFinney County RSVP Inc.$40,000.00212
KSChanuteNeosho County Community College$51,488.00201
KSIndependenceFour County Mental Health Center, Inc$70,150.00200
KSManhattanNorth Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc.$40,000.00190
KSMarysvilleRSVP of NE Kansas Inc.$44,555.00187
KSKansas CityUnited Way of Wyandotte County$61,246.00162
KSDodge CityDodge City Community College$40,000.00126
KSManhattanFlint Hills Volunteer Center (formerly known as RSVP of the Flint Hills, Inc.)$113,067.00113
KSNewtonHarvey County$45,300.0042
KYLebanonCentral Kentucky Community Action Council$72,004.00160
KYLexingtonUnited Way of the Bluegrass$73,496.00125
LANew OrleansVolunteers of America Southeast Louisiana$90,885.00340
LANew OrleansNew Orleans Council on Aging$102,633.00320
LAMonroeUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe$113,383.00200
MAWorcesterFamily Services of Central Massachusetts$195,847.00400
MALawrenceMerrimack Valley Community Service Corps Inc.$127,342.00400
MAFall RiverCitizens For Citizens, Inc.$44,411.00175
MDCumberlandAllegany County Human Resources Development Commission, Inc.$40,000.00300
MDLeonardtownCommissioners of St. Mary's County$40,000.00240
MDHagerstownWashington County Commission on Aging Incorporated$48,497.00165
MEPortlandCatholic Charities Maine$100,000.00165
MIGaylordOtsego County United Way$40,000.00329
MINegauneeMarquette Co Aging Services$40,000.00252
MIEscanabaMDS CAA & HRA, Inc.$66,968.00223
MISouth HavenSouth Haven Area Senior Services$74,338.00170
MNWinonaCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona$235,443.001115
MNMinneapolisVolunteers of America Minnesota$287,829.00550
MNDetroit LakesMAHUBE-OTWA Community Action Partnership Inc$121,496.00517
MNCarltonVolunteer Services of Carlton County, Inc.$40,000.00141
MOSt. LouisThe OASIS Institute$75,000.0075
MOCape GirardeauSemo Area Agency on Aging$40,025.00500
MOSavannahAndrew County Ministries$40,000.00175
MOKirksvilleSenior Adult Services Inc.$40,000.00150
MOHannibalDouglass Community Services, Inc.$40,000.00150
MOSpringfieldCouncil of Churches of the Ozarks$66,917.00146
MOCape GirardeauSemo Area Agency on Aging$40,000.00125
MOPoplar BluffButler Co. Community Resource Council$40,000.00125
MOWarrensburgDistrict III Area Agency on Aging$55,422.0056
MSGulfportHarrison County Human Resource Agency$61,531.00250
MSMeridianUnited Way of East Mississippi$63,690.00145
MSWavelandCity of Waveland1$59,739.0049
MSClarksdaleCoahoma Opportunities Inc.$40,000.0040
NCBurgawPender Adult Services, Inc.$65,464.00210
NCBoonvilleYadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc.$42,770.00102
NCBurlingtonBurlington Housing Authority$77,166.0077
NEChadronNorthwest Community Action Partnership$83,778.00110
NHBerlinTri-County Community Action Program, Inc.$68,572.00350
NYNew YorkCommunity Service Society of NY$728,668.002300
NYOleanCattaraugus Co Dept of Aging$40,000.00460
NYAuburnCity of Auburn$40,000.00420
NYOgdensburgCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Ogdensburg$73,110.00400
NYNiagara FallsHealth Association of Niagara County, Inc.$74,864.00400
NYBathSteuben County Office For Aging$65,268.00400
NYSuffernRockland Community College$77,834.00375
NYCortlandCortland County Legislature$40,528.00305
NYMonticelloSullivan County Legislature$53,861.00255
NYCatskillGreene County Department For the Aging$40,000.00255
NYWatkins GlenCatholic Charities Chemung/Schuyler$42,367.00251
NYUticaElderlife, Inc.$49,512.00215
NYRochesterLifespan of Greater Rochester$88,738.00200
NYBataviaGenesee County Office For the Aging$40,000.00200
OHToledoArea Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio Inc.$129,222.00557
OHWilloughbyWilloughby Eastlake School District$45,339.00450
OHClevelandGreater Cleveland Volunteers$197,098.00450
OHSpringfieldElderly United of Springfield/Clark County$59,326.00399
OHNew PhiladelphiaHarcatus CAO Inc.$66,777.00289
OHAkronVantage Aging$101,098.00281
OHMariettaWashington County Commissioners$43,145.00179
OHLebanonWarren County Community Services$50,366.00135
OHNew LexingtonPerry County Commissioners$40,000.0088
OKTulsaVolunteers of America of Oklahoma, Inc..$80,426.00450
OKHugoLittle Dixie Community Action Agency$54,299.00287
OKWatongaOpportunities, Inc.$41,643.00178
OKLawtonCity of Lawton$40,000.00160
OKStiglerKi Bois Community Action Foundation$40,000.00135
ORRoseburgUnited Community Action Network$95,520.00422
ORMedfordCommunity Volunteer Network$53,700.00350
ORAlbanyOregon Cascades West Council of Governments$129,277.00249
OROregon CityClackamas County Social Services$61,173.00177
PACamp HillRSVP of the Capital Region, Inc.$365,398.00678
PAKing of PrussiaRSVP of Montgomery County PA, Inc.$181,045.00447
PAErieGreater Erie Community Action Committee$68,672.00400
PAPottsvilleSchuylkill County Office of Senior Services$46,553.00300
PAPunxsutawneyCommunity Action, Inc.$60,847.00100
PAStroudsburgMonroe Area Agency on Aging$78,296.0078
PAMeadvilleFamily and Community Christian Association$49,241.0052
PRSan JuanMunicipality of San Juan$59,307.00130
RIWarwickWestbay Community Action, Inc.$72,706.00538
RIPawtucketBlackstone Valley Community Action Program$119,047.00536
RICharlestownSouthern Rhode Island Volunteers$40,000.00239
SCGranitevilleMegiddo Dream Station$101,151.00202
SDRapid CityCity of Rapid City$45,301.00520
SDPierreAvera St. Mary's Hospital$62,137.00220
SDYanktonUnited Way & Volunteer Services of Greater Yankton$72,870.00150
TNKingsportUpper East TN Human Development Agency$52,312.00332
TNCookevilleLBJ&C Development Corporation$71,774.00140
TNMemphisPorter Leath Children Center$72,000.00100
TNDyersburgDyer County Legislative Body$47,488.0069
TNNashvilleBig Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN$67,390.0068
TNClarksvilleClarksville/Montgomery County Community Action Agency$40,000.0040
TXShermanTexoma Council of Governments$57,479.00500
TXAbileneWest Texas Rehabilitation Center$143,106.00475
TXPlainviewCity of Plainview$46,540.00245
TXWichita FallsNortex Regional Planning Commission$40,000.00186
TXFort WorthYmca of Metro Fort Worth$86,875.00100
UTLoganSunshine Terrace Foundation$74,859.00150
VAUrbannaBay Aging$72,291.00825
WIBeloitRSVP of Rock County, Inc.$84,480.00560
WIAppletonVolunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin, Inc.$84,143.00304
WIWausauUnited Way of Marathon County$60,000.00200
WISuperiorNorthwest Community Services Agency$43,759.00200
WIKenoshaKenosha Area Family & Aging Services, Inc.$63,252.00200
WVSummersvilleSummersville Baptist Church$81,394.00200
WVParkersburgMid Ohio Valley Regional Council$56,526.00200
WVFollansbeeBrooke County Committee on Aging$98,638.00188
WVPetersburgRegion 8 Planning and Development Council$76,679.0077


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