Foster Youth Program Helps Companies Meet Social Responsibility Goals
For corporations today, a premium is placed on creating positive social impact more than ever before. A company’s “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) goals often encompass cash donations, employer-matching gift programs, volunteer time and pro bono services to non-profit groups that generate tangible social benefits.
Part 2: Grantseeker’s Guide to Early Childhood Education Funders
In our last post, we took a look at several potential funders of early childhood education nonprofits. Now let’s take a look at how to connect with your state’s Early Childhood Education Advisory Council, and why it’s important to do so.
Before and After Termination of Parental Rights, Permanence Needs To Be Streamlined
As the critical times of development pass, great harm is inflicted on abused and neglected children. Despite this, America has a bad track record when it comes to permanence. Consider the following statistics: The mean amount of time spent in foster care is 24 months, according to recent federal data.
A Customer-Centered Approach: The Golden Nugget
In a prior life, I had it easy, analyzing the investment prospects of mid-sized companies. We understood these companies lived in a “shark tank” of competitive pressures and resource headaches. The better-run companies gained market share, used cash wisely, and had the humility to understand failure is possible.
Federal Foster Care-Homelessness Project Continues with New Grant Competition
In 2013, the Administration for Children and Families gave out several million dollars to devise models of intervention for youth who had child welfare involvement and were deemed at risk of homelessness.
The Business of Positive Youth Justice: Measuring Success
Last week, our Positive Youth Justice series explored the use of positive youth development (PYD) in re-entry work at Waterside Workshops. The small nonprofit by the San Francisco Bay uses boatbuilding and a bike shop as the starting point of a personal relationship between the staff and youth.
The Business of Positive Youth Justice: Changing Staff Perception
Last week, our Positive Youth Justice series explored the use of positive youth development (PYD) in re-entry work at Waterside Workshops. The small nonprofit by the San Francisco Bay uses boatbuilding and a bike shop as the starting point of a personal relationship between the staff and youths.
National Human Services Assembly Names Successor to Irv Katz
Gloria Johnson-Cusack will succeed the retiring Irv Katz as CEO of the National Human Services Assembly, an organization that represents the interests of 85 national nonprofits in the health and human services sector.
Complete Breakdown of OJJDP Grants from 2014
As the end of the federal fiscal year draws nigh, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has nearly completed its dispersion of grants for the year. As we did in fiscal 2013, Youth Services is ready with a breakdown of that funding.
This Week in Youth Services: Funding, News and Opinion on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare
Busy week? No problem we got you covered. Here is a rundown of all the funding leads, news, analysis and opinion pieces produced by The Imprint. Funding The 2014 Drucker Institute’s nonprofit innovation awards process has begun Arkansas: Three different funding opportunities in Little Rock to serve female Latino youth; summer rec programs; and afterschool programs for 16- and 17-year-olds Ohio: Hamilton County Child/Family Services is funding efforts to improve birth and health outcomes for moms, infants, kids National Institute of Justice funding available for research on victimization of Indian/Alaska Native Federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration for multi-site research networks that will advance research on adolescent health.