Goal 1: Agency-wide Priority Measures

Goal 1: Agency-wide Priority Measures
Goal 1 of the agency-wide Priority Measures is to "increase the impact of national service on community needs in communties served by CNCS-supported programs." See all goals and agency-wide Priority Measures.
 
 
 
 
Overview of the Goal 1 Focus Areas
 
Disaster Services 
Service and volunteer programs can help their states and communities prepare, respond, recover, and mitigate disasters and increase community resiliency. Learn more.
 
Economic Opportunity
The Corporation for National and Community Service's 2011-2015 Strategic Plan includes a focus on programs that provide, support and/or facilitate access to services and resources that contribute to the improved economic well-being and security of economically disadvantaged persons. These programs address important issues like financial literacy, affordable housing, and improved employability and employment. Learn more.
 
Education
The Corporation for National and Community Service's 2011-2015 Strategic Plan includes a focus on programs that provide, support and/or facilitate access to services and resources that contribute to improved educational outcomes for economically disadvantaged people, especially children. Learn more.
 
Environmental Stewardship
This broad topic covers many important issues, including energy and water efficiency, renewable energy use, at-risk ecosystems, pollution, recycling, water quality, and gardening. Learn more.
 
Healthy Futures
The Corporation for National and Community Service's 2011-2015 Strategic Plan includes a focus on programs that help communities and special populations with unmet needs related to health and well-being. These programs address important issues like improving access to health care, increasing physical activity and improving nutrition in youth, and increasing seniors' ability to remain in their own homes. Learn more.
 
Veterans and Military Families
Serving those who have served our country is an important way to positively impact the quality of life of veterans and improve military family strength. You can help veteran-serving organizations address the pressing issues facing this important and heroic group of Americans. If you are a veteran or member of the armed forces, the leadership and skills learned in the military are valuable to your community and can make a difference here at home. Learn more.
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