Positive Youth Development

The Corporation for National and Community Service awards AmeriCorps grants to eligible organizations engaged in evidence-based or evidence-informed (e.g. performance data, research, theory of change) interventions that use AmeriCorps members to strengthen communities. 2013 grants will focus on
Cynthia Solomon didn’t know much about homeless youth when she set out to build a secure website where people could store their personal health records.
This National Endowment for the Arts program will invest in creative and innovative projects in which communities, together with their arts and design organizations and artists, seek to improve the quality of life; encourage greater creative activity; foster stronger community identity and a sense of place; and revitalize economic development.
Do you want to help youth find a career that matches their goals and interests instead of landing just any job? If you answered yes, you’re in luck. The U.S.
The Point Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships to assist lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth who excel academically, show strong leadership skills, are involved in their communities and have financial need.
Want to engage youth in a creative activity that helps them take ownership of their space? Enter your young people in the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Runaway and Homeless Youth Mural Contest. You could win the materials for youth to paint a mural in your program.
How can we encourage young people to adopt--and keep--healthy behaviors? The National Institute of Nursing Research and several other organizations within the National Institutes of Health will fund research projects that aim to (1) identify the ways young people are influenced to have healthy habits, and/or (2) promote positive sustainable health behaviors in children from birth to age 18. The...
If you've ever bought a box of Girl Scout cookies or paid a high school softball team to wash your car, you know that young people bring an almost irresistible something to fundraising. At the same time, young fundraisers pick up important skills, like setting goals, planning ahead, working as a team and making the case for a cause.
November is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, a time for celebrating the ancestry and traditions of Native cultures. Here are some resources that help young adults embrace their heritage and connect with peers throughout the year:
One of the objectives of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness is to end youth homelessness by 2020. Here at NCFY, we want to help you understand how USICH aims to do that, in collaboration with federal, state and local government, and of course with programs that work directly with homeless young people.
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