The TD Charitable Foundation's annual "Housing for Everyone" grant competition will award $100,000 each to 25 organizations working to expand the availability of transitional housing and shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Organizations that wish to apply should serve communities where TD Bank does business, demonstrate fiscal responsibility, and be able to show the...
The Department of Education's Promise Neighborhoods program funds projects that aim to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of children and youth in distressed communities, and to transform those communities. Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the Department of Education by June 8 of their intent to apply for funding. See full announcement and...
The community development company Enterprise’s Pre-Development Design Grant will fund design exploration during the early stages of affordable housing development. Designed to precede and complement Enterprise’s Green Communities Charrette Grant, the $20,000 grant seeks to raise the standard of design excellence in affordable housing. View full request for proposals. 
Q: Our transitional living program is, for the first time, planning to house youth in their own apartments around our city. What can we do to make sure our youth are good tenants and don't have issues with their landlords?
The Dream Tree Project in Taos, New Mexico, is building casitas, or little houses, for TLP graduates.
One FYSB grantee is working to make home ownership appealing to rural youth. In many rural areas it is sometimes cheaper to buy a home than to rent an apartment. Stepping Stones, a transitional living program for pregnant and parenting teens in Houlton, Maine, educates youth about the home-buying process.
Six months after running away from home, Jon had become an accomplished couch surfer. He knew what friends to call and when he had overstayed his welcome. But moving from apartment to apartment had taken a toll on his education and his health. At 17 and a senior in high school, Jon was ready to find something more safe and stable, something more like home. He wound up on the doorstep of Rose, an...
Would Native youth in your community benefit from a host home program?  Some ideas for getting started: 1. Find out who is already working with at-risk, homeless, or transitional youth in your community or in nearby towns.
Programs around the country are easing the transition to adulthood for runaway and homeless youth. Through the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Transitional Living Program for Older Homeless Youth, more than 5,000 runaway and homeless youth a year receive housing, life skills training, counseling, and education and employment support from local organizations.
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