$10M Available to Help At-Risk Youth, Communities

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Admin.); Program: Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (CFDA Number: 93.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: SM-16-007); Eligibility: Governments and 501(c)(3) nonprofits (community- and faith-based organizations that have experience in aiding in homelessness/recovery encouraged to apply); Funding: $10 million for 11 awards (no match required); Deadline: June 7.

Summary: Youth-serving projects get priority. Specifically, the purpose of this program is to assist high-risk youth and families and promote resilience and equity in communities that have recently faced civil unrest through implementation of evidence-based, violence prevention, and community youth engagement programs, as well as linkages to trauma-informed behavioral health services.  The goal of the ReCAST program is for local community entities to work together in ways that lead to improved behavioral health, empowered community residents, and reductions in trauma and sustained community change.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/zbsml3m (NOFA) Gwendolyn Simpson (grants management questions); e-mail, gwendolyn.simpson@samhsa.hhs.gov or 240/276-1408http://tinyurl.com/zgpv3og.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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