District of Columbia, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
01/08/16 5:00 PM ET
Grants to Washington, DC nonprofits to provide high school youth at risk of dropping out with the counseling and support they need to continue their education and acquire job skills. Eligible applicants, with a successful record of working with youth in the target group, will provide advocacy, individual counseling, academic support, enrichment, life-skills training, and employment-readiness services.
Grant Evaluation Criteria:
- Proven excellence:
--Demonstrated a record of strong positive outcomes for youth in the District of Columbia, including engaging at-risk youth and increasing school attendance rates.
--Demonstrated track record of successfully implementing evidenced-based practices and strategies targeted at reducing truancy and improving attendance for high school youth.
--Strong record of building the necessary partnerships with key stakeholders.
- Proposed program:
--Statement of need for activities and services
--Statement of intended impact, including target number of youth served with grant funds
--Description of proposed activities and services
--Demonstrates community support with letters of endorsement or support
--Strong financial plan to maximize the use of funds, including plans for sustaining programming after the grant year.
GrantWatch ID#: 165783
$100,000 to $270,000
The grant period will be from the date of award until September 30, 2016.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, #307
Washington, DC 20001
USA: Washington, DC
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