Agency Grants Give Education Assistance to Disadvantaged Youth

us-department-of-housing-and-urban-developmentAgency: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Program: ROSS for Education (CFDA Number: 45.898) (Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6000-N-27); Eligibility: Public housing authorities; Funding: $2 million for six awards; Deadline: Jan. 13.

Summary: The grants support public housing authorities (PHAs) education navigators to provide individualized assistance to randomly selected public housing youth between the ages of 15-20 and their families in FAFSA completion, financial literacy and college readiness.

Info: http://goo.gl/vqX3Gz (NOFA); Maria Queen, Maria-Lana.Queen@hud.gov for questions about the competition.

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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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