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Virtual Expeditions & Explorations
Virtual Expeditions & Explorations

Participants may submit Virtual Expeditions/Explorations through January 2021 Due to travel restrictions and safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, all participants will be able to submit Virtual Expeditions/Explorations with modified guidelines...

The Foundation Announces Task Force on Curriculum and Virtual Programming
The Foundation Announces Task Force on Curriculum and Virtual Programming

Education Leaders Unite to Develop Emotional and Mental Health Summer Programs for Students WASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2020 — Today, The Congressional Award Foundation (CAF), the United States Congress’ public-private partnership for young Americans, created the Task...

Feel Good News: COVID-19 Edition
Feel Good News: COVID-19 Edition

Gold Medalist shrinks the PPE deficit by hand-making over 600 masks Eunice Lee, a high school junior from Reseda, California, is addressing the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) one stitch at a time. She assembled and mailed an initial 235 kits,...

Voluntary Public Service Requirement Leniency
Voluntary Public Service Requirement Leniency

The Foundation lifts restrictions of direct vs. indirect service requirements for the foreseeable future We understand that this is a trying time for participants and their families, especially when it comes to completing Voluntary Public Service activities while...

Tools and tips for navigating The Congressional Award during COVID-19
Tools and tips for navigating The Congressional Award during COVID-19

A letter to our community: We realize this is an uncertain time and it is becoming increasingly difficult to complete your Congressional Award activities. Luckily, our program is designed to be flexible for participants and our team remains available for you as we...

Coronavirus: How We Are Responding
Coronavirus: How We Are Responding

We are all grappling with an issue of immense magnitude. Our hearts go out to all those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. There is no higher priority to our entire Congressional Award family than the safety of our participants, staff, and volunteers. To play a...

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