Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Community Integration Services and Supports/Youth Leadership Forum

Grant to a North Carolina Organization or Independent
Living Center to Benefit Youth with Disabilities

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)

Deadline Date:

12/30/19 5:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grant of up to $20,000 to a North Carolina organization or independent living center for activities that benefit youth with disabilities. Funding is intended to support the creation of a leadership program for young people aged 15 to 30. Grants will provide assistance for purposes such as meeting venues, accommodations, support staff, personal assistance, and facilitator recruitment.

The NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) announces a funding opportunity to establish a Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) for youth with disabilities between the ages of 15 - 30. 

The YLF will include meeting space, lodging, meals, interpreters, support staff, personal assistance services, transportation and material including alternate formats for the Youth Leadership Committee meetings; development and distribution of a YLF application throughout NC in a manner that will ensure statewide representation; recruitment of facilitators for the YLF who are youth with disabilities and are knowledgeable about both leadership and the independent living philosophy. Additional requirements are defined in the Youth Leadership Forum RFA #935.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157041

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum annual reimbursement shall not exceed $20,000.

Term of Contract:

The contract shall be for a period beginning March 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020 with the option to extend, if mutually agreed upon, through a written amendment for an additional 12 months up to two additional years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility is limited to North Carolina Centers for Independent Living and Grassroot Organizations with experience providing services to youth with disabilities, cross-disabilities, and Independent Living philosophy.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process Summary Dates:
- December 9, 2019: This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) along with the RFA will be emailed to SILC members, Centers for Independent Living, interested Grassroot Organizations and posted on the DHHS Grants Opportunities Website.
- December 16, 2019: Deadline for written questions concerning the RFA
- December 19, 2019: Summary of all questions and answers will be emailed to all SILC members and qualifying Centers for Independent Living.
- December 30, 2019 Applications must be received by 5:00 pm
- January 6, 2020: Successful applicant will be notified.
- March 1, 2020: Estimated Contract Start Date.

Incomplete applications will be returned and will negatively impact the determination of the award and/or the execution of the start date for the contract. Mail or hand-delivered applications are not accepted for this funding opportunity. When the application is accepted, the organization will be notified to submit a signed original hard copy.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications must be emailed to Pamela.lloyd@dhhs.nc.gov

Direct all inquiries concerning this RFA by email to:

Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Pamela.lloyd@dhhs.nc.gov

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Researchers Affiliated with USA Qualified Institutions to Improve Clinical Researc...

Deadline 08/27/21 LOI Date: 07/09/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers affiliated with USA qualified institutions to advance research in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase the institution's

GrantWatch ID#: 125838

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films

Deadline 07/26/21

Grants of up to $25,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be give

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Award to North Carolina Individuals in Eligible Regions to Recognize Outstanding Philanthrop...

Deadline 07/01/21

Award to North Carolina individuals in eligible regions to recognize outstanding philanthropic efforts. Eligible recipients are those individuals who have made a valuable contribution toward charitable projects, providing leadership to solve community problems, and to m

GrantWatch ID#: 128632

Grants to USA and Canada Non-Profits for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligib...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in multiple states and provinces to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address priority areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; workforce development; civic and cultural growth; hum

GrantWatch ID#: 129040

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Individuals and Non-Federal Agencies for Conservation Initiatives in Agricultu...

Deadline 07/19/21

Grants to USA and territories individuals and non-federal agencies to promote the adoption and development of innovative approaches to conservation in agriculture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority funding ar

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400