U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand recently announced more than $760,000 in federal funding they secured for 13 Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects in Upstate New York.
That includes more than $40,000 on its way to Cortland County.
The total funding will support more than 4,000 Senior Corps volunteers from organizations throughout Upstate New York who provide elderly care, tutor students, and assist communities in a variety of other ways:
|Rockland Community College||Rockland County||Hudson Valley||$77,834|
|Greene County Department For the Aging||Greene County||Capital Region||$40,000|
|Sullivan County Legislature||Sullivan County||Hudson Valley||$53,861|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Ogdensburg||St. Lawrence County||North Country||$73,110|
|Cortland County Legislature||Cortland County||Central New York||$40,528|
|Elderlife, Inc.||Oneida County||Central New York||$49,512|
|Catholic Charities Chemung/Schuyler||Chemung County||Southern Tier||$42,367|
|Cattaraugus County Department of Aging||Cattaraugus County||Western New York||$40,000|
|Steuben County Office For Aging||Steuben County||Southern Tier||$65,268|
|City of Auburn||Cayuga County||Central New York||$40,000|
|Lifespan of Greater Rochester||Monroe County||Rochester-Finger Lakes Region||$126,766|
|Health Association of Niagara County, Inc.||Niagara County||Western New York||$74,864|
|Genesee County Office For the Aging||Genesee County||Rochester-Finger Lakes Region||$40,000|
The Corporation for National and Community Service engages 220,000 Americans age 55 and older across the U.S. through its three Senior Corps Programs, the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and RSVP.