Serving Communities: How Four Organizations are Using National Service to Solve Community Problems

Author: Abt Associates Inc.
Publisher: Corporation for National and Community Service
Year: 2011
Abstract: This report highlights effective practices of four Corporation for National and Community Service grantees. The organizations represent a range of issue areas, program designs, funding streams, and geography and demonstrate the different ways communities are using national service resources to make a difference. The report also identifies four management practices common to each of these organizations: developing a centralized management structure; building strong partnerships and partners; investing in service participants; and using evaluation and monitoring data to measure and improve performance.
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