Good Sports-2016 Equipment Grant (Deadline: Rolling)
Good Sports helps to lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide.
Karma for Cara Foundation-Youth Microgrants (Deadline: Rolling)
The purpose of this funding is to support kids under the age of 18 in completing service projects in their communities.
Department of Commerce-K-12 Pacific Northwest Bay-Watershed Education and Training (Deadline: 2/11/16)
This funding supports an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-Healthcare Systems RFP (Deadline: 1/12/16)
Systems for Action (S4A) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that studies novel ways of aligning the delivery and financing systems that support a Culture of Health.
PeyBack Foundation-Grants for Economically Disadvantaged Youth (CO, IN, LA, TN) (Deadline: 2/10/16)
The PeyBack Foundation focuses primarily on economically disadvantaged youth.
Horizon Foundation of New Jersey-Grants for Preventive Health and Health Education (NJ) (Deadline: 1/19/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support initiatives that promote the health or arts in NJ communities by organizations located in Burlington, Camden, Essex, Mercer, and Monmouth counties in New Jersey.
“The Campaign for Black Male Achievement selected 50 cities across the country and scored them based on their level of engagement and commitment to supporting achievement among Black men and boys. Detroit, Oakland, and Washington DC rank the highest, demonstrating a ‘high level of engagement and committed action.’ This report provides recommendations for how cities can improve their scores, as well as action steps to advance Black male achievement across the country.”
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Social Service Programs that Foster Multiple Positive Outcomes, a new research brief from Child Trends, highlights examples of social service programs that have conducted rigorous experimental evaluations and found impacts on multiple outcomes, such as health and academic success.
Child Care Services, Socioeconomic Inequalities, and Academic Performance, a recent article in Pediatrics, aims to determine if child-care services (CCS) at a population level can reduce social inequalities in academic performance until early adolescence. The research finds that Children from low socioeconomic status (SES) families who received high-intensity CCS (any type), compared with those who received low-intensity CCS, had significantly better reading, writing, and mathematics scores.
Long Term Benefits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a new report from the White House, highlights the latest research on food stamps and finds that SNAP is highly effective at reducing food insecurity in the U.S.
Mental Health Advocacy Service & Child Advocacy Program-Director of State Mental Health and Child Advocacy Program (Baton Rouge, LA)
Mental Health Advocacy Service & Child Advocacy Program is currently seeking a full-time Director of the State Mental Health and Child Advocacy Program. Responsibilities of the position include providing leadership and ensuring supervision of staff and supporting the program, which provides legal representation for persons with mental disabilities and abused and neglected children. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of experience, background in mental health and child advocacy, trial work, legislative activities, funding, supervision of human resources, and familiarity with data collection. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/K7NFCXJMfM3p/
Educational Alliance-School Age Mental Health Specialist (New York, NY)
Educational Alliance is currently seeking a full-time School Age Mental Health Specialist. Responsibilities of the position include designing and implementing program practices responsive to the identified needs of individual students, educating parents on children’s mental health issues and needs, promoting social and emotional development in students, and maintaining required records and documentation. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, at least three years of working with children between the ages of 6 to 18 and their families, bilingual in English and Spanish or Mandarin is preferred, and demonstrated knowledge of community resources for children and families. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/3jF8XJ84P4FP/
The Edinburg Center-Assistant Director of Children’s Services (Lexington, MA)
The Edinburg Center is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Children’s Services. Responsibilities of the position include assisting in oversight of children’s services operations, collaborating with community agencies, and providing administrative and clinical support to directors and supervisors. Qualifications for the position include at least five years of experience working with youth 21 years and under with emotional and behavioral challenges, knowledge of Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) In-Home Behavioral, In-Home Therapy, Therapeutic Mentoring Services and ABA autism services preferred, and experience conducting functional behavior assessments and developing positive behavior support plans required. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/5GHdB6JbDTBD/
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy-Manager of Public Policy (Washington, DC)
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is currently seeking a full-time Manager of Public Policy. Responsibilities of the position include supporting the department’s advocacy work, helping to advance the public policy goals, drafting relevant policy materials, representing the campaign on Capitol Hill, and conducting research as needed. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, three to five years of relevant professional experience, and familiarity with teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention programs. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/bNZcT9n7HDFP/
Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools-School Social Worker (Washington, DC)
Cesar Chavez Public Charter School is currently seeking a full-time School Social Worker for grades 6 through 8. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining clinical records, conducting risk assessments on referred students, collaborating with school personnel in implementing strategies to promote student learning, and providing crisis intervention services. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s degree in social work or a related field, passion for educating traditionally underserved scholars, knowledge of mental health assessments, and skill in completing IEP goal development for behavior support goals. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/npfXTN2c4Cxd/
January 26, 2016, 1:00 PM. Webinar: LGBTQ Youth: Providing Care, Protecting Confidentiality. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/lgbtq-youth-providing-care-protecting-confidentiality/
July 19-21, 2016. Baltimore, MD: HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.cmpinc.net/tppconference/home.html
July 25-29, 2016. Orlando, FL: National School Safety Conference & Exposition. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.schoolsafety911.org/event.html
February 18, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EST. Webinar: Using Compassion to Address Bullying. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8803070892237915137
March 17, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EST. Webinar: Creating a Safe Space for LGBTQ Students. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/555479141151496706