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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/1/2019

    HUD will select up to 11 communities to participate in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to develop and execute a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Five of the 11 selected communities will be rural communities.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/1/2019

    USDA Rural Development will begin accepting the first round of applications for the Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program (ReConnect Program) on April 23, 2019, through reconnect.usda.gov. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/1/2019

    The Department of Treasury recently announced $66.3M in funding for the Social Impact Partnership to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA). SIPPRA provides funding for state and local government organizations that show outcomes in specific social impact areas in such areas as Housing, Justice, Parenting & Families, Education, Health, and Workforce Development. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/28/2019

    The Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education will publish a notice in the January 28 FEDERAL REGISTER inviting  applications for selection of up to 10 performance partnership pilots for fiscal year (FY) 2018 and up to 10 performance partnership pilots for FY2019 under the Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth authority.  The pre-publication version is available here. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/22/2019

    Department/Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Application Deadline: March 13, 2019 These funding opportunities are part of the NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative to speed scientific solutions to the national opioid public health crisis:

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/22/2019

    JFF has joined New America and other national partners in seeking applicants for a new grant initiative aimed at expanding high-quality youth apprenticeship programs.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/26/2018

    This call for nominations seeks experts in adolescent health fields to serve on a committee, convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, to review key questions related to the effective implementation of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. The committee, using an optimal health lens, will explore the scientific and public health literature surrounding key elements or core components effective in improving behavioral outcomes for youth.  Learn more.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/8/2018

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the Bureau) has launched a short-turnaround search for youth employment programs that would like to join the Bureau’s 2019 Youth Employment Success (YES) Cohort.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/8/2018

    BankWork$ trains young adults from low income and minority communities for lasting careers in the financial services industry. BankWork$ classes are free for participants. The classes run for eight weeks and provide training in the skills needed for jobs as tellers, customer service representatives and personal bankers. BankWork$ also offers job interview practice, job placement assistance and ongoing coaching and mentoring to help with career advancement.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/5/2018

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is excited to announce its Solar Decathlon student competition to challenge collegiate teams to design and build high-performance, energy-efficient buildings. The winners of the competition, which spans 2019 and 2020, are the teams that best blend design excellence with smart energy efficiency and renewable energy production. Teams interested in participating must submit an application and $100 application fee by November 6, 2018.