Funding of Federal Programs Benefiting Older Persons (volunteer Opportunities): Hearings Before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, Held June 15 and 16, 1976

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Page 55 - ... stated goals in general, and in relation to their cost, their impact on related programs, and their structure and mechanisms for delivery of services, including, where appropriate, comparisons with appropriate control groups composed of persons who have not participated in such programs. Evaluations shall be conducted by persons not immediately involved in the administration of the program or project evaluated.
Page 55 - EVALUATION SEC. 207. (a) The Secretary shall measure and evaluate the impact of all programs authorized by this Act, their effectiveness in achieving stated goals in general, and in relation to their cost, their impact on related programs, and their structure and mechanisms for delivery of services, including, where appropriate, comparisons with appropriate control groups composed of persons who have not participated in such programs.
Page 8 - Public or private nonprofit organizations presently receiving Federal ACTION program funds To provide meaningful part-time volunteer opportunities for low income older persons to render supportive person-to-person services to children with special or exceptional needs in health, education, welfare and related areas. The State pays 100% of approved annual expenditures. Aid is allocated based on the percentage of federally funded foster grandparents in the recipient agencies. Executive Law, Article...
Page 12 - the poor overcome the handicap of poverty." Of course, this is an admirable goal. However, it seems that it might conflict with the goals and purpose of RSVP. Can you comment on this potential conflict? Answer. The purpose of RSVP is to create meaningful opportunities for persons of retirement age to participate more fully in the life of their communities through volunteer service. There is no conflict between that purpose...
Page 35 - If not, the committee will recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon. Thank you very much. [Whereupon, at...
Page 89 - That we really cannot have our cake and eat it too and we have to make a decision as to whether or not we are going to call on world opinion or disavow world opinion.
Page 14 - When I used to wake up in an empty house I felt I was the only person in the world who was alcne. Then one day I discovered the Foster Grandparent Program. Even my doctor noticed the difference. This program turned me around, gave me something to live for.
Page 61 - BIS trials have already been corrected or are in the process of being corrected by means of engineering change proposals (ECP's).
Page 20 - ... program. 3. The appropriations level for the Perkins campus-based program will be equal to 4 percent of the Pell Grant program appropriations. 4. The annual institutional allocation would be based on the number of Pell recipients in the prior year. 5. Institutions must provide a 10 percent match of the first year, 20 percent in the second year and 30 percent in the third year and beyond before the institution is permitted to draw down the Perkins campus-based funds. 6. The institution would determine...
Page 12 - The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, RSVP, was authorized by the 1969 Amendments to the Older Americans Act.

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