Walmart Foundation-Community Grant Program 2016 (Deadline: 12/31/16)
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have identified four core areas of giving: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating, Sustainability, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Career Opportunity.
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention-Faith and Community-Based Youth Violence Prevention Training and Technical Assistance (Deadline: 4/12/16)
OJJDP invites proposals to broker, coordinate, and provide relevant training and technical assistance to organizations representing all faith traditions and to community-based institutions that are engaged with or seeking to engage with the three youth violence prevention initiatives: ”Defending Childhood, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and Community-Based Violence Prevention Program” OJJDP is funding in 39 sites nationwide.
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore-Grants for Women and Girls (Maryland) (Deadline: 4/1/16)
Each spring, The Women’s Fund focuses its grant making on programs addressing the unmet needs of women and/or girls on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health-Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma Program (Deadline: 4/18/16)
The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs to eliminate health disparities.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota-Healthy Communities: Health Equity in Action (Minnesota) (Deadline: 3/31/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support projects that address these conditions in one or more of the following areas: Equitable Systems, Stable Lives, Social Connections, and Vibrant Communities.
North Dakota State University-North Dakota Junior Master Gardener Program (North Dakota) (Deadline: Rolling)
The purpose of this funding is to provide funds and educational materials for gardening projects across the state of North Dakota.
“Youth experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity are more likely to have chronic illness and mental health problems, and also may lack the transportation or insurance needed to access traditional healthcare services. Mobile health clinics have grown in popularity across the country, helping to reduce such barriers to accessing healthcare. In California, mobile vans provide free medical, nutrition, and mental health services to homeless and uninsured young people. The team uses a strengths-based approach to increase motivation and success in both improving health and getting stable housing. ‘These kids have strengths. And by focusing on their strengths, it can really make a difference.'”
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
National Behavioral Health Barometer 2015, from SAMHSA, highlights the most recent behavioral health trends in America, from youth and adult substance use prevalence, mental illness, and other important behavioral health care issues impacting communities.
Police, Equity, and Child Health, an article in the upcoming issue of Pediatrics, explores treatment by law enforcement officials as a “social determinant of health with unique implications for children.”
Children’s Dental Health Disparities, new research from Pew Charitable Trusts, highlights policy solutions that have helped increase access to oral health care for children, particularly those in low-income, minority, and rural communities.
National Association of County and City Health Officials-Senior Director for Safe and Healthy Families (Washington, DC)
The National Association of County and City Health Officials is currently seeking a full-time Senior Director for Safe and Healthy Families. Responsibilities of the position include providing overall leadership and strategic direction, contributing to advancements in public health practices especially as it relates to issues within their unit, growing the network of public health experts, and identifying and implementing national, state, and local, strategies that support the advancement of issues. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in a relevant field with at least eight years of related work experience. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/tn387jBD6CH4/
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health-Senior Manager of Data and Research (Palo Alto, CA)
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is currently seeking a full-time Senior Manager of Data and Research. Responsibilities of the position include ensuring the quality, relevance and usefulness of the research and content of the Foundation’s website, assisting in the development and implementation of other initiatives, and presenting to organizations and community groups interested in furthering the well being and health of children in California. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in public health, psychology, education, or a related field, at least eights years of related experience in social service, public health or a related field, and experience using national, state, and local data sources. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/47ZhHsc94sXd/
Lavender Youth Recreation & Information Center-Data and Evaluation Manager (Los Angeles, CA)
The Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center is currently seeking a full-time Data and Evaluation Manager. Responsibilities of the position include managing data and evaluation functions and practices, refining data collection, managing the organization’s database, monitoring deadlines and ensuring the timely completion and dissemination of reports, and managing relationships with external research and evaluation institutions. Qualifications for the position include three to five years of experience in research and evaluation, program management, or a related field, proficiency with database administration, a commitment to working with LGBTQQ youth and marginalized communities, and ability to provide training on data collection methods. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/t7Wcf837nhSP/
The Children’s Aid Society-Vice President, Adolescence Division (New York, NY)
The Children’s Aid Society is currently seeking a full-time Vice President for the Adolescence Division. Responsibilities of the position include providing leadership developing, implementing, and maintaining programs and services that respond to community needs, prepare youth for success, and which meet the external requirements of required grants, ensuring quality and impact of existing program models, and providing leadership for the development of program outcomes and use of data to inform program design. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Social Work, or Management, at least ten years of senior management experience, and expert level knowledge of youth development, program development and evidence based practices/models in the field of adolescence. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/P3Cwb6hTcbJd/
February 18, 2016, 1:00-2:15 PM EST. Webinar: Mentoring in the Age of Technology. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9076316027263337730
February 23, 2016. Washington, DC: Relaunch of the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broader-bolder-approach-to-education-relaunch-tickets-21434803073
April 11-13, 2016. Denver, CO: Blueprints Conference for Healthy Youth Development. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.blueprintsconference.com/
February 26, 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM EST. Webcast: The Role of Public Health in Social Justice. For more information about this event, please visit: http://minorityhealth.web.unc.edu/conference/keynote-webcast/
April 18-19, 2016. Ypsilanti, MI: Conference on Adolescent Health. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/2016-conference-on-adolescent-health/event-summary-549f2efc20684f5fafa94a7e2308aac4.aspx
May 19, 2016, 3:00-4:15 PM EDT. Webinar: Identifying Peer Abuse and Clearing the Haze: Eliminating Hazing from Our Schools. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7033325563472632322