To provide opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service that addresses the nation's educational, public safety, environmental, and other human needs to achieve direct and demonstrable results and to encourage all Americans to engage in such service. In doing so, the Corporation will foster civic responsibility, strengthen the ties that bind us together as a people, and provide educational opportunity for those who promise to service.
Corporation for National Service, "Demonstrating Results in National Service Programs: An Introduction to the Government Performance and Results Act" (2003). Evaluation/Reflection. 17.