National Service Agency Offers Grants

National Service Agency Offers Grants

Posted by: on Feb 27, 2013 | Leave a comment

On September 28, 2012 Repair the World hosted a conference call with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to provide an overview of the 2013 Senior Corps RSVP grant competition. The winners of these competitive grants were announced last week.

Millennials Civic Health Index Illustrates Where and How Young People Engage

Millennials Civic Health Index Illustrates Where and How Young People Engage

Posted by: on Feb 15, 2013 | Leave a comment

On February 6, 2013, four of the top civic organizations in the United States released the Millennials Civic Health Index which looks comprehensively at they ways young Americans, between the ages of 18 and 29, are civically engaged. The study, jointly conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University, Harvard University’s Institute of Politics and Mobilize.org, challenges many preconceived notions about the young generation.

Making Free Help Work: How to create a volunteer screening process to better match people with your projects

Making Free Help Work: How to create a volunteer screening process to better match people with your projects

Posted by: on Jan 17, 2013 | Leave a comment

Andrea Coron Richardson explains the benefits of developing an effective volunteer screening process, in order to best use volunteer resources.

Volunteering Survey Announcements and Prize Winners

Volunteering Survey Announcements and Prize Winners

Posted by: on Jan 10, 2013 | Leave a comment

Repair the World recently conducted a volunteering survey entitled “The State of Volunteering in North American Jewish Organizations” and offers a preliminary breakdown of organizations that responded.

The Value of Short-term Volunteerism

The Value of Short-term Volunteerism

Posted by: on Nov 26, 2012 | Leave a comment

Funding short-term volunteers may seem like a waste of money, but perhaps there is more return on investment than meets the eye.