Nonprofit Funding, Jobs, & Events September 2023

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United States Agency for International Development’s Youth Well-Being Prize Competition
The Youth Well-Being Prize Competition is looking for young change-makers with innovative ideas for protecting young people’s well-being, keeping youth safe, and making a positive impact on the lives and communities of themselves and their peers. USAID is seeking solutions created by young people, for young people, and these solutions should recognize the diverse identities of young people in the areas of mental health, digital harm, safeguarding, gender-based violence, and climate change.
Deadline: September 29, 2023 | Learn more >>

T-Mobile’s Hometown Grants
T-Mobile is investing in 500 rural gowns over 5 years to jumpstart projects and build stronger communities. It helps fund projects that foster local connections like technology upgrades, outdoor spaces, the arts, and community centers. Awards are made to shovel-ready projects up to $50,000. Eligible applicants are nonprofit community leaders, tribal leaders, town managers/employees, and elected officials. 25 awards are made each quarter. 
Deadline: September 30, 2023 | Learn more >>

Unitarian Universalist’s Fund for a Just Society
Grants are made to non-Unitarian Universalist groups in the U.S. and Canada that meet all 4 of the following criteria:

  • uses community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society;
  • mobilizes those who have been disenfranchised and excluded from resources, power and the right to self-determination; 
  • has an active focused campaign to create systemic change; and
  • has an annual operating budget under $500,000. (It is fine if your fiscal sponsor has a larger budget.)

Deadline: September 30, 2023 | Learn more >>

Karma for Cara Foundation’s Microgrant Program
The K4C Microgrant Program is the bridge between ideas and action. By providing microgrants in varying amounts up to $1,000, K4C helps young citizen leaders execute and magnify their initiatives to help repair our world. Students 18 years of age and under may apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities throughout the United States. Whether you plan to turn a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuild a school playground or help senior citizens ready their homes for the winter, K4C wants to hear what project you’re passionate about.
Deadline: October 1, 2023 | Learn more >>

AmeriCorps Funding Opportunities
AmeriCorps is the federal agency for national service and volunteerism. AmeriCorps provides opportunities for Americans of all backgrounds to serve their country, address the nation’s most pressing challenges, and improve lives and communities. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. AmeriCorps provides support to organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities through funding and people power. Learn more >>
Deadlines for each Funding Opportunity

  • AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional - December 31, 2023
  • AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional Disaster Response - December 31, 2023
  • AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps - December 31, 2023
  • FY 2024 AmeriCorps State and National Grants - January 4, 2024
  • FY 2024 AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps - January 4, 2024
  • FY 2024 AmeriCorps VISTA Request for Concept Papers - March 28, 2024
  • FY 2024 AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants - April 5, 2024

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Innovation Challenge to Prevent Human Trafficking Among Women and Girls
The Office of Women’s Health is creating a national competition to identify existing innovative programs that address human trafficking prevention (e.g., at the primary, secondary, and/or tertiary levels) among women and girls in the United States. The goal of this competition is to identify and award existing programs that demonstrate effectiveness in preventing human trafficking and/or improving health outcomes related to human trafficking among women and girls, sustainable program practices, and the ability of the program to be expanded and/or replicated.
Deadline: Phase 1 deadline February 1, 2024 | Learn more >>

Free Webinars and Trainings

The Importance of Youth Critical Racial Consciousness for Youth, Communities, & Societies
September 29, 2023
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Strengthening Cultural Responsiveness in Intergenerational Programs
Generations United
October 5, 2023
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OJJDP Tribal Consultation and Listening Session
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
September 29, October 11, October 27, 2023
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Promoting Workforce Development for Youth with Justice Involvement
National Youth Employment Coalition
December 14, 2023
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National Symposium on Juvenile Services
Reentry Employment Opportunities
October 3-6, 2023
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The Science of Engaging Youth with Lived Experience in Health Research, Practice, and Policy
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
October 11-12, 2023
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SPARK 2023
Social Current
October 16-17, 2023
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Amplifying Voices & Embracing Solutions
Association of Justice-Involved Females & Organizations 
October 23-26, 2023
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State of the Movement "I Declare Transformation: Activate & Advocate"
A Way Home America
October 26-27, 2023
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Conference
Coalition of Juvenile Justice
October 30-31, 2023
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Upswell 2023
Independent Sector
November 15-17, 2023
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RHY National Grantee Training | Together: Equity, Creativity, and Youth Leadership
November 29-December 1, 2023
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National Mentoring Summit
January 24-26, 2024
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