USASpending.gov is upgrading. This federal government’s website informs the public about federal awards. Upgrades include new features that will provide information about federal grant funds invested at the state and county levels.
Mark Lipsey discusses using research synthesis to develop evidence informed interventions at the emphasizing evidence based programs for children and youth forum held in Washington, D.C. on April 27-28, 2011.
USAspending.gov provides federal funding information to the public, as collected from federal agencies, in an easy to use website. The data is largely from sources: the Federal Procurement Data System, which contains information about federal contracts; and the Federal Assistance Award Data System, which contains information about federal financial assistance such as grants, loans, insurance, and direct subsidies like Social Security.
This article from Usability.gov shares tips and information on including young people in usability testing, meaning any goal directed conversations about improving a website or tool’s user experience. The article also addresses involving parents, recruiting, and selecting testing sites and provides recent examples of federal agencies that have used children and youth in usability testing.
Dennis Embry discusses creating new solutions for new situations and problems using evidence-based kernels and applied designs at the Emphasizing Evidence Based Programs for Children and Youth Forum held in Washington, D.C. on April 27-28, 2011.
This collection of articles highlights how using creative approaches like art and other forms of self-expression can enhance work with young people, as well as steps that youth-serving organizations can take to nurture creativity among staff.
The Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) program is one of SAMHSA's infrastructure grant programs. SAMHSA's infrastructure grants support an array of activities to help grantees build a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining effective substance abuse and/or mental health services. The SPF SIGs, in particular, will provide funding to States and federally recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations to implement SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework
This series of tip sheets is designed to help state and local education agencies expand online engagement. The first tip sheet focuses on innovative engagement, highlighting new and creative ways in which states are engaging with audiences.