Children and Youth Funding Report

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ACF Cuts Back on Public Releases, Moves to Twitter

ACF seems to be maintaining the important funding pages, but the Head Start page appears to be badly out of date (https://goo.gl/suzGBH). The page does not include any of the Head Start program funding forecasts that are available on the grants.gov page and in the newsletters at CD Publications. Likewise, the funding page for (https://goo.gl/7vKT9X) the Children's Bureau, listed a series of expired grants.

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Faith-Based Groups Can Obtain Support, Services

The departments of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Education (DoEd) have reaffirmed the federal government's outreach to religious and community groups seeking public-private partnerships to obtain support and further resources.

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Georgia Announces $1.5M in Grants to Support WIOA Partnerships

The Georgia Dept. of Economic Development distributes $1.5 million in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to support the development of sector partnerships in six workforce regions in the state The awards are part of a $3 million competitive grant program to build sector partner...

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USDA Commits $20M for Youth Workforce, Conservation Projects

The Agriculture Dept. (USDA) commits $20 million in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21 CSC) partnership agreements to provide 4,000 work opportunities for youth, young adults and veterans as part of a conservation workforce effort.

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Want to Grow Matching Gifts, Use Social Media

Savvy grant seekers who wan to take advantage of trends in employee-directed giving should not forget about social media and the ways to promote matching gifts to your existing donor base. One of the most effective ways to share matching gift information with donors is to create a dedicated mat...

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DoEd, HHS Publish First Joint Policy Brief on Use of Technology with Young Children

The Departments of Education and Health and Human Services publish a policy brief on the use of technology with early learners to help families and early educators implement active, meaningful and socially interactive learning. The brief, which was developed in consultation with the American A...

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DoEd Awards More Than $6.5M to Help Schools Promote Equity in Education

The Education Dept. (DoEd) awards more than $6.5 million in grants to four regional Equity Assistance Centers to support schools and communities creating equitable education opportunities in the K-12 classroom. The centers, authorized under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, will provide ...

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WIOA’s Supported Employment Program to Help Youth with Disabilities

Supported Employment grant programs, which were reauthorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) rewrite, will include provisions to improve the employment chances of youth with the most significant disabilities.  The Labor and Education Dept's final regulations are now ...

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DOL, Education Dept. Release New WIOA Regulations

DOL and the Education Dept. release final rules to implement the reauthorized Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which are meant to expand employment opportunities for the underserved, job seekers and disconnected youth. Effective Date: Aug. 30. The rules reflect input from ...

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DoEd Reaches Settlements Over Website Accessibility for People with Disabilities

The Education Dept.'s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reaches settlements with education organizations in seven states and one territory to ensure website accessibility for people with disabilities. OCR had received complaints involving each of the organizations, resulting in investigations. ...

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