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dollarThe Office of Community Services (OCS) is now accepting applications for funding from the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Communities Empowering Youth (CEY) program. To view the full program announcement, please click here.

The CEY program seeks to build the organizational capacity, sustainability, and effectiveness of experienced organizations working through community collaborations to reduce gang involvement, youth violence, and child abuse and neglect. OCS will award funds to build the organizational capacity of the lead organizations, their collaborating faith-based and/or community partners, and the resulting community collaborations to address issues facing America’s disadvantaged youth and promote positive youth development.

OCS anticipates making thirty awards of up to $250,000 each per year for a total of approximately $7.5 million. CEY projects last thirty-six months with three twelve-month budget periods.

More information on who may apply, how to apply, and details regarding CEY grant requirements is contained in the program announcement.

The application deadline is July 10, 2007.

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dollarWeekly funding update for faith- and community-based organizations. Find the funding announcements here.

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dollar3Nonprofits—including community and faith-based organizations and Tribal organizations—are invited to compete for grants of up to $50,000 through Health and Human Services’ Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Targeted Capacity Building Program. All the information necessary to apply for these grants can be found here.

CCF Targeted Capacity Building grants are awarded to grassroots faith-based and community organizations serving distressed communities. These grassroots organizations must use the funds in one of the four social service priority areas of need (e.g., at-risk youth, homelessness, healthy marriage, or rural communities) toward their organization’s capacity building in at least one of five critical areas of capacity building: (1) leadership development, (2) organizational development, (3) program development, (4) revenue development strategies, and (5) community engagement.

The Office of Community Services anticipates awarding a total of $10 million in grants to approximately 200 organizations. The application deadline is April 10.

Questions should be directed to:
Barbara Ziegler-Johnson. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services Operation Center. Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program. 1515 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 100, Arlington , VA 22209. Phone: 800-281-9519

Again, information on this funding opportunity can be found here.

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