Nonprofit Funding, Events, and Jobs – February 2018

Nonprofit Funding, Events, and Jobs – February 2018


HUD Releases Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Funding Announcement

On January 17, 2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it will select up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, to participate in the second round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). The goal of the YHDP is to support communities in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and to share that experience with and mobilize communities around the country toward the same end.  Interested in learning more? NAEH provides a great breakdown of this opportunity In their blog Ending Homelessness Today.  And, on Thursday, February 22, USICH will present a webinar to learn more about the YHDP and strategies for success in responding to the NOFA. Visit here to register for the webinar.

Deadline: April 17, 2018
Learn more: https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/yhdp/

SAMHSA invites proposals to treat people affected by homelessness and mental health disorders

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $52 million in grants under its Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness program. The money will be used to help local service providers offer behavioral health and recovery support services to people experiencing homelessness.

The purpose of this program is to support the expansion of behavioral health care for people experiencing homelessness along with a serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance. Grantees will also offer treatment for substance use disorders as needed.

Deadline: March 5, 2018
Learn more: https://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/press-announcements/201801241130″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries that offer literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General in 44 states. The Foundation provides support through a number of grant programs including: Adult Literacy Grants, Family Literacy Grants, and Summer Reading Grants.  Online applications for these programs are due on February 22, 2018. In addition, Youth Literacy Grants support work to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading.

Deadline: Varies depending upon grant applied for – see link below for more information. 
Learn more: http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/Pages/grant_programs.aspx 

Senior Corps Funding Opportunities Currently Available

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is announcing the availability of a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Senior Companion Program (SCP).  These federally supported program models operate successfully in communities across the nation to tap the talents and time of those 55 years and older. The Foster Grandparents focuses specifically on mentoring and tutoring for youth with special or exceptional needs. Eligible applicants include public agencies such as Indian tribes and non-profit private organizations, both secular and faith-based.

April 26, 2018
Learn more: https://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2018/2018-foster-grandparent-program-and-senior



Transitional Living Program/Maternity Group Home: Developing A Competitive Application 2018 (Date Subject to Change)
February 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
MANY Webinar

Street Outreach: Developing a Competitive Application (Date Subject to Change)
February 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
MANY Webinar

HUD Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) NOFA – What to Expect and Strategies for Success
February 22, @ 3:00-4:30 PM ET
HUD Webinar

Basic Center: Developing a Competitive Application (Date Subject to Change)
February 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
MANY Webinar

2018 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness
March 1-2, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference
Justice in Action
March 11-13, 2018
St Paul, MN

National Summit on Youth Homelessness
March 19-20, 2018
Washington, DC

CWLA National Conference
Building Resilience in Changing Times
April 26-29, 2018
Washington DC

Coalition for Juvenile Justice
At the Intersections: How Federal, State, and Local Partners Can Work Together to Improve Juvenile Justice
June 27-30, 2018
Washington, DC