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Print and Disseminate Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 23 2024

Application deadline: April 30, 2024 

OVC is providing funding to print and disseminate copies of the resources in the Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials. These materials were designed to support children and youth during their involvement with the justice system as a victim or witness to a crime. They are available in different languages, for children of different age groups, for children from Tribal communities, for young survivors of human trafficking, and for those navigating criminal and family and dependency courts. Learn more and apply. 

Share with Youth: American Connection Corps

Posted | Feb 22 2024

Application deadline: Rolling basis 

The American Connection Corps (ACC) is an AmeriCorps service experience dedicated to advancing economic prosperity in rural and legacy communities. ACC Members commit to a year of local service addressing the digital divide while serving in one of three program areas: 

  1. Community & Economic Development 

  1. Health & Social Capital 

  1. Agriculture & Natural Resources.  

Full-time members attend quarterly training intensives and receive a $33,000 stipend; a $7,395 AmeriCorps Education Award; medical, dental, and vision coverage; access to a national network of members, community partners, alumni, and 1:1 supports; and student loan forbearance and child care support. The service year will begin in early September 2024. Learn more and apply. 

Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 22 2024

Application deadline: April 8, 2024 

This program seeks to provide trauma-informed, evidence-based interventions to young people (up to 25 years of age) who are at clinical high risk for psychosis. Recipients will be expected to use evidence-based interventions to:  

  1. Improve symptomatic and behavioral functioning 

  1. Enable youth and young adults to resume age-appropriate social, academic, and/or vocational activities 

  1. Delay or prevent the onset of psychosis 

  1. Minimize the duration of untreated psychosis for those who develop psychotic symptoms 

Learn more and apply (PDF, 33 pages).