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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation-Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being (Deadline: 12/1/16)
These fellowships are designed to identify and develop a new generation of leaders interested in and capable of creating practice and policy initiatives that will enhance child development and improve the nation’s ability to prevent all forms of child maltreatment.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-2017 Culture of Health Prize (Deadline: 11/3/16)
The RWJF Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments that will enable everyone, especially those facing the greatest challenges, with the opportunity to live well.
The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region-Standish Family Mini-Grant Program (New York) (Deadline: 11/3/16)
The Standish Family’s Mini-Grant Program seeks to address the challenges of society or education through small grants to legally incorporated, IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organizations for projects and programs focusing on youth and education.
Department of Housing and Urban Development-Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (Deadline: 11/30/16)
HUD will select up to 10 communities to participate in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration to develop and execute a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness.
Rhode Island Foundation-Juanita Sánchez Community Fund (Rhode Island) (Deadline: 9/30/16)
The Juanita Sánchez Community Fund provides support for Rhode Island’s Latino community by offering grant assistance to a broad range of nonprofit organizations working for the betterment of the Latino people in the state.
BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma-Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Initiative (OK) (Deadline: 9/2/16)
Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) began in 2011 as a three-year initiative designed to improve the health and wellness of at least 1 million children through community investments by Health Care Service Corporation.
“An interesting article (and forthcoming research study) about teachers using mindfulness in the classroom to promote both educators’ and learners’ wellbeing. The article even concludes with a handful of mindfulness practices that can be incorporated into the school day.”
Coping With Grief After Community Violence, a fact sheet from SAMHSA, offers tips for coping with grief after an incident of community violence. The resource introduces some of the signs of grief and anger, provides useful information about how to cope with grief, and offers tips for helping children deal with grief.
Engaging Parents, Developing Leaders, a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, introduces an assessment and planning tool to help nonprofits evaluate their parent engagement efforts and chart a path toward deeper partnerships with parents and caregivers. The tool spans just eight pages, with accompanying text outlining how to use it, how to assess its results and what real-world strategies and programs are already in play — and working — to boost parent engagement.
Resources for Young Parents & Children Experiencing Homelessness, a collection of resources from Youth.gov, features key federal or federally sponsored resources about relevant federal programs, federal guidance, evidence-based and promising practices, early childhood supports, parenting supports, behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse), housing, employment, and education for promoting healthy development and wellbeing for young parents and their children experiencing homelessness.
Auburn Public Schools Foundation-Executive Director (Auburn, WA)
The Auburn Public Schools Foundation is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. Responsibilities of the position include leading and coordinating all fundraising activities, promoting the Foundation through public relations, and performing all business operations of the Foundation. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, at least three years of nonprofit leadership experience, and advanced financial understanding of budgeting, project management and basic accounting.
League of Education Voters-Various positions (Seattle, WA)
The League of Education Voters (LEV) is a non-partisan organization that partners with parents, students, and civic leaders who believe in a quality education from cradle to career. LEV is the only Washington-based organization working to improve public education from early learning through higher education. They are currently seeking a Policy Director, Director of Government Relations, and Development Associate. Requirements for each position vary.
The Children’s Health Fund- Healthy and Ready to Learn, Content Specialist (New York, NY)
The Children’s Health Fund is currently seeking a full-time Healthy and Ready to Learn Content Specialist. Responsibilities of the position include managing all web content, curating content for on-site and distance learning modules, website, and technical assistance related to health barriers to learning, and collaborating with the team to carry out other responsibilities associated with launching the Healthy and Ready to Learn Training and Resource Center. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, three to five years of work experience related to health or education, and strong skills in training development.
Children Now-Senior Diversity Research Fellowship (Oakland, CA)
Children Now is currently seeking a part-time Senior Diversity Research Fellow. Responsibilities of the position include conducting literature reviews and foundational research for the organization’s emerging issues and to identify and keep abreast of best practices in children’s service provision to inform policy and leverage successful models at the state and local level. This position is intended for graduate students who will be graduating within the next 18 months with expertise in Public Health, Education, Public Policy/Administration, or related field.
August 25, 2015, 11:00 AM ET. The Prevalence of Trauma in Families and Community: A Virtual Conference.
August 30, 2016, 2:00 PM ET. Webinar: Developing Sustainability, Success Stories from the Field.
August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM ET. Webinar: Engaging individuals and families in decision making.
September 14, 2016, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Addressing Health and Educational Disparities Together: The Role of Trauma-Informed Schools.
October 20-22, 2016. Washington, DC: The Parent Teacher Home Visit Project National Gathering.