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Senior Corps Revised Grant Application –
Final Public Comment Period Open – Closes March 31, 2005

Senior Corps is in the final stage of revising its eGrants compatible Grant Application and Application Instructions.

Changes proposed in this version are primarily designed to:

  • Streamline and clarify instructions based on feedback received by Senior Corps grantees
  • Strengthen the Work Plan sections related to "Performance Measures" and "Non-Impact Volunteers in RSVP"
  • Adjust Budget Instructions to reflect regulations changes
  • Add DUNS number as a required field

Please click here to read the Federal Register Notice.  Public comments can be sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to the OMB Desk Officer noted in the announcement.

Please click here to review the DRAFT version of the revised application.  Changes are highlighted for ease of review.

Thank you again to all Senior Corps grantees who commented during the previous 60-day comment period.

2005 Income Eligibility Guidelines (58 KB PDF)

Senior Corps Grant Application (PDF)
Please note: Applications for new Senior Corps grants are accepted only when funding is available. Senior Corps will notify the public when new grant applications are being accepted by posting a notice at  and at

• Important Documents for Programs:
RSVP 2005 Programs of National Significance (PNS) Guidance (PDF)
FGP 2005 Programs of National Significance (PNS) Guidance (PDF)

2005 Field Guidance (PDF)
Senior Corps’ Field Guidance embodies the 2005 goals and initiatives of the Corporation concerning the Senior Corps and is primarily directed to Corporation State Offices. We share the field guidance with the broader Senior Corps community to acquaint our grantees with changes that may affect the operation of their grants and with the types and uses of information the Corporation is seeking through their regular reporting.

Senior Corps Toolkit: Performance Measurement Initiative

Senior Corps Forms and Handbooks
Senior Corps Grant Application, GPRA Status Report, Project Progress Report

Program Regulations for Senior Corps three programs:
Foster Grandparents Program Regulations
Senior Companions Program Regulations (PDF)
RVSP Program Regulations (PDF)

Summary by Topic of Senior Corps Program Regulation Amendments Issued since March 1999

Service Categories
Updated Service Categories for grantees to use to categorize volunteer activities and the needs they meet. This list is used by all programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This list is also used in the Corporation’s eGrants system. For Senior Corps grantees, this list of Service Codes replaces the previous Basic Human Needs Codes (BHN) list

Office of the General Counsel
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