ERIC Number: ED493616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Learn and Serve America Performance Report for Program Year 2004-2005
Corporation for National and Community Service
This report provides program data for those organizations that received funds from Learn and Serve America (LSA) for the 2004-2005 program year (spanning July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005). The report illustrates where Learn and Serve funds are distributed, how many participants are being engaged in Learn and Serve-funded activities, and the extent of institutionalization for organizations that receive support through LSA. The data presented in the report are taken from the annual data collection system, Learn and Serve Systems Information Exchange (LASSIE). The report begins with an introduction to the Corporation for National and Community Service, the nation's largest grantmaker supporting service and volunteering, which administers and oversees America's major service programs including LSA, Senior Corps, and AmeriCorps. The mission and goals of LSA are then summarized, followed by a description of LSA's funding mechanisms. The introductory section concludes with terms and definitions that characterize LSA. Following this introductory material is the body of the report, which is comprised of a comprehensive section depicting LSA's K-12 Formula grant program in the form of state profiles, and sections that depict LSA's K-12 Competitive, Higher Education, and Community-Based Organization grant programs. Appended are: (1) LSA State Performance Data: K-12 Formula Grantees; and (2) LSA Performance Data: K-12 Competitive, Higher Education, and Community-Based Organization Grantees.
Descriptors: Service Learning, Grants, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Community Organizations, Annual Reports, Funding Formulas, Competitive Selection, Position Papers, Objectives, Expenditures, Profiles, Program Effectiveness, Participant Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics
Corporation for National and Community Service. 1201 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20525. Tel: 202-606-5000; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nationalservice.gov
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Corporation for National and Community Service, Washington, DC.; Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.