Funding & Grant Writing Webinars

Upcoming webinars to prepare you for the federal FY24 grant writing season.

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2024 Federal Funding Landscape - FREE

Thursday, February 22nd, 2-3:30 PM ET

Federal agencies are readying their Fiscal Year 2024 grants. Washington is as complex as ever, but this webinar will make it simple as we walk you through what to expect out of DC this year, its relevance to you as a youth service provider, and how to best prepare your organization. This webinar will provide an update on the status of the annual appropriations process and will prepare you to take full advantage of 2024 funding opportunities. This webinar is FREE and open to the public. 

Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

Thursday, March 7th, 1-2:30 PM ET

Are you planning on writing a federal grant this year? How prepared are you and your team for the busy federal grant writing season? Expect to awaken and sharpen your ability to effectively respond to federal funding announcements and ensure reviewers are able to see the strengths of your program. Whether you are a tenured grant writer looking to refresh your skills, or if this is your first time applying for federal funding, this webinar will give you the information you need to create a competitive federal grant.

Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs: Developing Competitive Applications

Do you plan to write a Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Program Maternity Group Home, Street Outreach, Basic Center, Transitional Living, or Prevention Demonstration Program application? To be competitive in this round of funding, it is critical to submit a nearly perfect proposal. Learn about budget impacts on these funding opportunities, the state and national analysis of the expected level of competition, and a section by section overview of each funding announcement. Youth Collaboratory’s Staff, who are experienced federal reviewers, will highlight essential elements to include in your proposal and tips for submitting a competitive application. As you prepare your team to develop competitive applications, we invite you to save these dates:

  • Thursday, April 4th, 1-3 PM ET: RHY Prevention Demonstration Program
  • Tuesday, April 9th, 1-3PM ET: Maternity Group Home
  • Tuesday, May 7th, 1-3 PM ET: Transitional Living Program
  • Thursday, May 9th, 1-3 PM ET: Street Outreach Program
  • Tuesday, May 14th, 1-3 PM ET: Basic Center Program

Dates for these webinars will be confirmed once funding announcements are released. 


Webinar costs are listed below, unless otherwise noted above: 

  • Member Rate: $60 
  • Non-Member Rate: $80 

If you are a youth or young adult leader and want to attend this webinar for free, email

Registration is set at an individual rate. Therefore, all participants are to register and attend individually.  


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Our staff are experts when it comes to grant writing and proposal development for youth-serving organizations. Individualized grant coaching from federal funding experts and objective feedback on proposals from experienced reviewers can give your organization an edge in securing critical funding.