Funding Opportunity Alert: YouthBuild

YoungBoyThe Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration has published an RFP for their YouthBuild program. According to the RFP announcement, the program is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disconnected youth populations. The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development, and energy efficiency.

To be eligible to apply for a funding, your organization must be a public or private nonprofit organization or Native American tribal organization that have previously served disadvantaged youth in a YouthBuild or other similar program.

Overview:

Funder: Employment and Training Administration
Program: YouthBuild
Summary: The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development, and energy efficiency.
Eligibility: Nonprofits; Native American tribal organizations
Estimated funds: $80,000,000
Number of awards: 80
Deadline: Jul. 6, 2016
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