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funding

Youth Services Insider

3/20/2020

Human Services Leaders: $60 Billion Needed From Congress, ‘Essential Service’ Status from States and Counties

The airline, restaurant and hotel industries are being battered by a lack of customers. The healthcare industry is bracing for a frightening surge in usage that will likely present challenges to the capacity of hospitals and other medical centers. 

Youth Services Insider

12/6/2019

Big Funders Pool $12.5 Million for Policy, Advocacy and Research

Some of America’s largest investors in social impact issues got together and mulled over the question: What do organizations involved in social impact work have the hardest time getting money to do?

Youth Services Insider

11/19/2019

The Curious Case of the Nonparticipating States

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently issued a $10.4 million funding competition that on first blush shocked Youth Services Insider. It was a request for proposals (RFP) from nonprofits or local governments in states that are not participating in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), through which state juvenile justice agencies receive grants in exchange for complying with four standards in their treatment of youths.

12/11/2017

Building a Pathway to Resilience for Foster Youth Through Social Capital

Imagine that on your 18th birthday, someone who you trust dearly calls to inform you that you are no longer welcome in your own home after years of living there. This person isn’t your brother, cousin, aunt or uncle.

Youth Services Insider

5/26/2017

Updated: Amid Cuts to Youth Services, Trump Includes Big Increase to Child Welfare Entitlement

Note: CLICK HERE for an updated Trump Budget Request chart, which includes the 2017 appropriations figures from the recent omnibus deal reached in early May. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal includes a slate of deep cuts and eliminations of programs aimed at serving youth and families, but includes a hefty increase in the amount spent on an entitlement for foster care and adoption assistance.

5/22/2017

The RAND Approach to Child Welfare: Cutting Cost, Improving Outcomes

This week, the RAND Corporation issued a report describing how federal child welfare policy could be changed to improve outcomes for children and youth while saving $12.3 billion. To reach its conclusions, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based

Youth Services Insider

10/31/2016

Federal Report Shows Continued Growth in Foster Care Population

The number of children and youth in foster care has risen for the third consecutive year, according to recently released federal data. Reading below the top line, though, Youth Services Insider sees one figure that suggests that we could see a course correction soon.

Youth Services Insider

9/16/2016

School Cash-for-ADHD Study: A Jarring Reminder to Be Wary of Unintentional Incentives

Youth Services Insider got our hands on a study out of North Carolina State University about a disturbing pattern in the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. According to research done on ADHD diagnosing and medicating trends between 2003 and 2012, some children are mistakenly diagnosed with the condition because it represents a financial boon to school districts.

8/21/2016

Funding Opportunities in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

According to a new guide released by Futures Without Violence, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) can provide states and school districts with improved ways to support a positive school climate and help address the needs of children who have been exposed to trauma.