Nonprofit Funding, Jobs, & Events June 2022

Youth Collaboratory
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Born this Way Foundation’s Kindness in the Community Fund
As communities everywhere navigate multiple, overlapping crises, young people have stated clearly their need for proactive mental health support. Born This Way Foundation will launch a $1,000,000 commitment to fund free, accessible, community-informed mental health support for youth in coordination with Lady Gaga’s The Chromatica Ball Summer Stadium Tour U.S. dates. Born This Way Foundation will solicit proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations based in U.S. tour cities’* metro areas that are focused on mental wellness and:

  • are informed and/or led by young people,
  • are rooted in practices of inclusion and equity at all levels, and
  • provide free and accessible resources. 

*Current U.S. Tour Cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Hershey, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Washington, D.C.
Deadline: July 8, 2022 | Learn more >>
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth
This solicitation will support high-quality arts programs for justice-involved youth to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, and/or other problem and high-risk behaviors. Arts programs include but are not limited to painting, sculpting, drama, digital media, film, music, dance, singing, and creative writing. This project seeks to support and strengthen collaborations between arts-based organizations and juvenile justice systems to develop, expand, or enhance effective interventions that provide access to high-quality art programs with and for justice-involved youth. Deadline: July 18, 2022
JustGrants Deadline: August 1, 2022 | Learn more >>
Department of Transportation’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning
The Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning aims to improve public transportation by providing funding to local communities to integrate land use and transportation planning with a new fixed guideway or core capacity transit capital investment. Local grantees must use the funding to:

  • Improve economic development and ridership
  • Foster multimodal connectivity and accessibility
  • Improve transit access for pedestrian and bicycle traffic
  • Engage the private sector
  • Identify infrastructure needs
  • Enable mixed-use development near transit stations

The Federal Transit Administration is “reviewing opportunities to prioritize TOD planning grants in areas of high incidence rates of homelessness.”
Deadline: July 25, 2022 | Learn more >>
Road Runner’s Club of America’s Kids Run the Nation Grant Fund
The goal of the RRCA’s Kids Run the Nation Grant Fund is to provide financial assistance to running clubs, schools, and community-based nonprofits interested in implementing or currently hosting youth running programs. RRCA is making small grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to youth running programs throughout the U.S. Running clubs, events, or other organizations with the IRS 501(c)(3) designation are eligible to apply. Elementary and middle schools that provide an organized after-school running program are eligible as well.
Deadline: August 1, 2022 | Learn more >>

Free Webinars and Trainings

Black Lives Action Center Webinar
True Colors United
June 29, 2022
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Making the Most of Mentee Check-ins: Mentoring as an Employment Strategy
National Mentoring Resource Center
June 30, 2022
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Intersections of Secondary Traumatic Stress with Racism, Historical Trauma, and Other Systems of Oppression
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
June 30, 2022
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Our Homes, Our Votes
National Low Income Housing Coalition
July 11, 2022
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Mentoring Through the Ages: Youth Perspectives
National Mentoring Resource Center
July 21, 2022
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Overview of Criminal Extremist Hate Groups
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
July 28, 2022
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National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness
Point Source Youth
June 28-29, 2022
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Belonging at Work
Rhodes Perry Consulting
July 11-12, 2022
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From the Past, Here in Our Present, Into the Future: Cultivating Youth and Legal System Change
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
August 1-2, 2022
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Dare to Dream of a New Era
Healthy Teen Network
October 17-19, 2022
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Youth-Nex 8th Annual Conference: Youth Voice & Agency
University of Virginia School of Education & Human Development
October 25-26, 2022
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2022 Runaway Homeless Youth National Grantee Training 
Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center
November 15-17, 2022
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