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Guide to Federal Resources for Youth Development

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165 pages
This guide provides detailed information on over 100 Federal funding sources that help promote 5 core resources in youth development.
Answering questions such as, who can apply for grants, how to start the process, when is the application due, what other resources are available, and what funds are available through the States, and providing specific information on the Federal Departments of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, and Environmental Protection Agency. This guide provides information on more than 100 priority programs that are available to communities and directly related to the 5 core resources of youth development: caring adults, safe places, a health start, effective education, and opportunities to serve. The guide provides organizations with the information they need to apply for Federal funds. Grant programs are listed by the Federal department that operates the program and cross-references are made to one or more of the core resources. The Federal Government offers billions of dollars to communities across the United States to help youth reach their full potential. It provides resources to a wide range of organizations and agencies to help meet needs in local communities and States. One of the most significant ways it does this is through Federal grant programs.