The AmeriCorps (formerly CNCS) Office of Research and Evaluation has built a portfolio of evidence around the agency’s mission and its programs. This State of the Evidence report synthesizes results from research and evaluation activities conducted between fiscal years 2015 and 2016. Specifically, findings from research studies conducted by university-based scholars, program evaluations conducted by independent third parties, agency performance metrics, and analyses of nationally representative statistics are summarized. In addition, the report includes key metrics that reflect the agency’s use of evidence in its budget, management, and policy decisions during the same time period.

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Implementing Organization
Office of Research and Evaluation

Corporation for National and Community Service (now AmeriCorps)

AmeriCorps Program(s)
AmeriCorps NCCC
AmeriCorps State and National
AmeriCorps VISTA
AmeriCorps Seniors
Volunteer Generation Fund
Social Innovation Fund
Outcome Category
Disaster assistance provided
Financial literacy
School readiness
K-12 success
Post-secondary educational support
Healthy Futures
Veterans and Military Families
Study Type(s)
Review or Meta-analysis
Study Design(s)
Published Year