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Federal grant opportunities available

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced three funding opportunities:

  • The Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes grant program seeks to implement, enhance, or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent children. One hundred three awards are expected to be made for a 5-year period. All public & private nonprofits are eligible. Deadline is July 14.
  •  The Basic Center Program by the US Department of Health and Human Services seeks to fund programs that provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might end up in contact with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. More than 90 awards are expected to be made for a 3-year period.  All public and provate non-profits are eligible. Deadline is July 14.
  • USHHS also seeks to fund programs that provide street-based services to runaway and homeless youth who are at risk of being subjected to sexual exploitation. The scope of work is to include outreach, prevention, individualized assessment, service linkages, case planning, and follow-up for youth. Public and private non-profits are eligible. Deadline is July 11. Read the full Request for Proposals.

In addition, the U.S. Department of Education's Veterans Upward Bound program seeks to support projects designed to prepare, motivate, and assist military veterans in the development of academic and other skills necessary for acceptance into and success in a program of postsecondary education. Fourty-nine awards will be made of a maximum of $558,000 each. Deadline is June 21.

About Partner4Work

Nationally recognized for innovation, Partner4Work delivers workforce solutions for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to ensure the current and future needs of businesses and job seekers are met. As stewards of more than $20 million in public and private workforce funds, Partner4Work oversees and funds workforce programs for adults, dislocated workers and youth; educates the community through robust labor market analytics; and implements innovative solutions to the region's systemic workforce challenges. Partner4Work bridges the gap between people looking for work and companies in need of talent. More information is available at www.partner4work.org.