Funding & Grant Writing Webinars

Upcoming webinars to prepare you for the federal FY22 grant writing season.

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FY22 Federal Funding Webinar - FREE!

Thursday, February 17, 2022; 1:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET

Federal agencies are readying their Fiscal Year 2022 grants. Congress is preparing for Fiscal Year 2023. 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. Youth Collaboratory’s Washington representative, Christopher Fisher, will provide an update on the status of the annual appropriations process, while Youth Collaboratory’s Executive Director Megan Blondin will prepare you to take full advantage of 2022 funding opportunities.
This webinar will include:

  • An overview of available federal funding in 2022, including:
    • Runaway and Homeless Youth programs
    • Youth Mentoring Grants
    • Youth Homelessness Demonstration Projects
  • When federal agencies are expected to release FY2022 funding announcements;
  • What to expect from Congress in Fiscal Year 2023 appropriations (funding);
  • Opportunity for Q & A.

This webinar is FREE and open to the public. However, we ask that all participants register and attend individually. 

Register for our Free Federal Funding Webinar 

Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

Thursday, April 28, 2022; 2:00 PM - 3:30 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? This webinar will:

  • Offer tools to help your grant writing team prepare ahead of time for the season
  • Assist you in specifying how COVID-19 has impacted your community’s needs and organization’s service delivery 
  • Strengthen your skills in writing highly competitive federal grant applications
  • Provide expert grant writing tips from experienced federal reviewers

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.

Register for our Strategies Webinar

Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs: Developing Competitive Applications

Do you plan to write a Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Program application this year - Maternity Group Home, Transitional Living, Street Outreach, or Basic Center Program? To be competitive in this round of funding, it is critical to submit a nearly perfect proposal. Learn about the recent budget impacts on these funding opportunities, the national analysis (or state analysis for the Basic Center Program) 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 proposals and tips for submitting a competitive application. Whether you need a refresher or this is your first time applying, these webinars will give you the information you need to create a competitive grant application. 

*All dates below are subject to change based on the release of each funding announcement.

Maternity Group Home: Developing a Competitive Application
Thursday, May 12, 2022*; 1:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Register for MGH Webinar

Transitional Living Program: Developing a Competitive Application
Tuesday, May 19, 2022*; 1:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Register for TLP Webinar

Street Outreach Program: Developing a Competitive Application
Thursday, May 24, 2022*; 1:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Register for SOP Webinar

Basic Center Program: Developing a Competitive Application
Tuesday, May 26, 2022*; 1:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Register for BCP Webinar


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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