Nonprofit Funding, Jobs, & Events May 2021

Youth Collaboratory
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Saucony’s Run for Good Foundation
The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to reversing the obesity trends of U.S. children and teenagers by offering the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of running and a healthier lifestyle. By providing funding to community organizations that promote running and fitness programs for children, the Saucony Run for Good Foundation is dedicated to not only preventing but eliminating this serious health concern. The Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to help run down the childhood obesity epidemic. The grants are open to community nonprofit organizations that initiate and support running programs for kids (18 years of age or younger).    
Deadline: June 15, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Health and Human Services’ Maternity Group Home
The Maternity Group Home (MGH) program provides safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Service providers must accommodate for the needs and safety of the dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the premises. MGH services include, but are not limited to, parenting skills, child development, family budgeting, and health and nutrition education, in addition to the required services provided under the Transitional Living Program to help MGH youth realize improvements in four core outcome areas. The MGH combination of shelter and services is designed to promote long-term, economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren).
Deadline: June 18, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Health and Human Services’ Street Outreach Program 
The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons. These services, targeted in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and providing them access to shelter as well as basic needs, including food, hygiene packages and information on a range of available services.
Deadline: June 21, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Health and Human Services’ Basic Center Program
The Basic Center Program (BCP) provides emergency shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. BCPs work to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. BCPs provide youth under 18 years of age with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and referrals for health care. BCPs can provide up to 21 days of shelter for youth and seeks to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or to locate appropriate alternative placements.
Deadline: June 21, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Health and Human Services’ Transitional Living Program
The Transitional Living Program (TLP) implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren). Projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months and provide comprehensive services that supports the transition of homeless youth to self-sufficiency and stable, independent living.
Deadline: June 28, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program
This program encourages collaboration between state agencies, local government, and community- and faith-based organizations to address the challenges that reentry and recidivism reduction pose for moderate to high-risk juvenile offenders returning to their communities from juvenile residential or correctional facilities. This solicitation has two categories:

  • Category 1: Youth Offender Reentry Program will support states, local governments, and tribal governments in partnership with interested persons (including federal corrections and supervision agencies), service providers, and nonprofit organizations to provide comprehensive reentry services for moderate to high-risk youth offenders before, during, and after release from confinement. 
  • Category 2: Community-Based Youth Reentry Program will provide funding to nonprofit organizations to support transitional services to assist in the reintegration of youth into the community and to deliver training on offenders and victims issues. 

Deadline: June 29, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Emergency & Transitional Pet Shelter and Housing Assistance Grant
This program will provide funding for shelter and transitional housing and other assistance to victims of domestic violence and their companion animals. The term “domestic violence victim” means a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Objectives are to:

  • Increase the number of shelter beds and transitional housing options to meet the needs of victims of domestic violence who need shelter or housing for them and their companion animals.
  • Provide training on (1) the link between domestic violence and the abuse and neglect of companion animals; (2) the needs of victims of domestic violence; (3) best practices for providing, or referring, support services to such victims; and (4) best practices in designing and delivering services that protect victims’ confidentiality.

OVC anticipates making up to five awards of up to $500,000 each for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2021.
Deadline: June 29, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Comprehensive Youth Violence Prevention and Reduction Program
Funding for this program is to prevent and reduce youth violence, including youth gang violence. Applicants must target their proposed prevention, intervention, or suppression strategies to work with those youth who are most likely to be involved in violent activities in the immediate future. Interventions developed for this target population should include improved coordination of existing resources and activities that support multiple, complementary antiviolence strategies. Applicants using Community Violence Intervention (CVI) strategies (i.e., community-based gun violence interventions such as street outreach, violence interrupters, group violence intervention, and hospital-based violence interventions) will receive priority consideration. In addition, communities are encouraged to include efforts to build trust between youth, the community, and law enforcement as a part of their overall program approach.
Deadline: July 6, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence
This solicitation will primarily focus on the prevention of exposure to violence and early intervention to support children and families who are impacted. There are two categories of funding available under this solicitation:

  • Category 1: Project Sites. Funding under this category can be used to develop and/or enhance support services for children exposed to violence in their homes, schools, and communities; and to develop, enhance, and implement Community Violence Intervention (CVI) strategies (i.e., community-based gun violence interventions such as street outreach, violence interrupters, group violence intervention, and hospital-based violence interventions) that focus on addressing juvenile delinquency and crime through informed approaches. These approaches can also include efforts to build trust between, youth, the community, and law enforcement. Applicants using CVI strategies will receive priority consideration.
  • Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance. In addition to supporting program implementation and direct service activities, the initiative will fund a training and technical assistance provider to support the Category 1 project sites and provide general training activities focused on exposure to violence as well as youth violence prevention and intervention.

Deadline: July 6, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Services for Minor Victims of Trafficking
The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for minor victims of sex trafficking, whose victimization occurred when they were under the age of 18. Organizations funded under this program will provide (directly and through partnerships) services that minor victims of sex trafficking often require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing. They will also be expected to integrate into their programming developmentally appropriate and evidence-based practices
Deadline: July 6, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Justice’s Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
This program supports the efforts of states, communities, tribal jurisdictions, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education to implement programs and strategies that identify, respond to, treat, and support children, youth, and families impacted by the opioid epidemic to ensure public safety. Category 1 supports the implementation of programs and services to youth and families impacted by both opioid and other substance use disorders. Category 2 builds the capacity and effectiveness of sites funded under this program and communities across the nation to develop and implement programs and strategies that address the opioid epidemic. 
Deadline: July 12, 2021 | Learn more >>

Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is an exciting new initiative designed to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. The goal of the YHDP is to support selected communities, including rural, suburban, and urban areas across the United States, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Additionally, HUD is committed to sharing that experience of YHDP communities and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end.
Deadline: July 27, 2021 | Learn more >>

Free Webinars and Trainings

State Actions to Prevent Youth Suicide
National Association of State Boards of Education
May 27, 2021
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COVID 19: Webinar Series Part 2: Latest Developments: Vaccinations and Variants
June 1, 2021
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Targeted Universalism: Practice and Policy to Advance Equitable Systems Change
Social Impact Exchange
June 4, 2021
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MENTOR Stakeholder Call: Turn Potential into Possibilities
June 7, 2021
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Justice That’s Just
Public Welfare Foundation
June 16, 2021
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Beyond JDEI: Advancing Racial Equity in Organizations
Nonprofit Insurance Alliance
June 24, 2021
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Mental Health Training for Juvenile Justice
National Center for Youth Opportunity and Justice
June 7-July 2, 2021
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Collaborative: Virtual Conference - Free
June 8-11, 2021
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Creating Healing Systems: Serving Today’s Youth While Transforming the Future
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
June 9-11, 2021
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5th Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness
Point Source Youth
June 15-16, 2021
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All Youth Connecting Forum
National Youth Employment Coalition
June 21-24, 2021
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2021 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Conference
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
November 1-3, 2021
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