Fund and Sustain Your Work
December 8, 2009Produced by:
The Journalism Center on Children and Families
With nearly 40 million Americans -- including nearly 14 million children -- living in poverty, Congress included provisions for $5 billion in the
September 30, 2009Produced by:
Comprehensive, rock-solid data are a crucial arrow in any advocate's quiver, and one that's not always easy to come by. The newest Children's Budget report turns the federal budget into an easy to grasp and fascinating (seriously!) picture of our nation's priorities by outlining how much goes to children and youth, what we're pay for, and how it's changed over time.
August 27, 2009
U.S. Administration for Children and Families
Grant from the U.S. Administration for Children and Families to support the resettlement of newly arrived refugees and to address the needs of special populations. Eligibility: Nonprofits, including faith-based and community organizations. Deadline: February 24, 2010.Amount: 12 awards of $100,000 to $300,000.
August 27, 2009
U.S. Department of Labor
Grant: To reduce violence within high schools designated as persistantly dangerous through strateigies that combine mentoring, education, employment, case management and violence reduction.Funder: U.S. Department of Labor.Eligibility: Either school districts or community-based organizations.Deadline: September 22, 2009
August 27, 2009
Grant: For environmentally friendly projects that encourage youth to take care of the environment, be active, live healthier and engage in community service.Funder: Nickelodeon.Eligibility: Elementary and middle schools and after-school community-based organizations with 501(c)(3) status serving kids age 5-15 years.Deadline: December 31, 2009
June 15, 2009
Nonprofit Organizations: Apply for Federal Recovery Act funds to Strengthen your Ability to Meet your Community's NeedsProduced by:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children and Families
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, $50 million was approved to help non-profit organizations. Note the fairly quick deadline: July 7. The Federal Government recognizes the important work carried out by nonprofit organizations to address the needs of disadvantaged and hard-to-reach populations suffering economic hardships and intends to empower t
May 13, 2009Produced by:
As public and private funding for children, youth and communities is increasingly strained, leaders have a growing interest in understanding how they can maximize federal resources to support promising programs and initiatives. The Finance Project has a guide and tools to help.
November 10, 2004Produced by:
The Foundation Center
Founded in 1956, the Foundation Center's mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. private philanthropy. It is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.
January 29, 2004Produced by:
Connect for Kids (now SparkAction)
Sometimes building a better world for kids takes more than good ideas and good intentions. Money does matter.
November 4, 2001
Out-of-school time and community schoolinitiatives provide important opportunitiesfor healthy growth and development forschool-age children and youth. In order to fully participatein out-of-school time and community schoolprograms, children and youthmust have access to reliable andaffordable transportation services.