Grant Alerts

The Sudbury Foundation – Children, Youth & Families Program (Mar. 9, 2018 (concept papers); Apr. 13, 2018 (applications))

The Children, Youth & Families (CY&F) Capacity Building Grant Program is designed to help young people realize their full potential and become caring, productive citizens. The focus is on underserved youth who face economic and/or personal barriers to success. The program provides proven youth-serving nonprofits in our geographic catchment area with funds for capacity building projects designed to strengthen the agency’s core capacities.

The Silver Foundation – Grant Funding (Deadline:March 31, 2018)

The Silver Family Foundation strives to support positive youth development by making grants to non-profits in Oregon and Washington that work with at-risk youth. Our grantmaking priorities include programs that work in the areas of mentorship, high school completion, college and post-secondary preparation, and experiential education

Department of Housing Urban Development – Youth Homeless Demonstration Program (YHDP) (Deadline: April 17, 2018)

The goal of the YHDP is to support up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by this demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24.

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February is National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month

Check out our new Monthly Blog!

By Olga Acosta Price, Director at the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools and Linda B. Sheriff, Deputy Director at the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

We are excited to welcome you to our monthly blog. In our work at the intersection of health and education we recognize the necessity for cross-sector collaboration and aim to advance a holistic view of children’s health, well-being and learning. As you well know, there is a tremendous amount happening in the fields of education and health: states will soon be implementing their new education plans under the Every Student Suceeds Act (ESSA); Federal regulations on education, health, nutrition, and more are being revised; districts are looking for ways to prepare students with the skills they need to navigate the 21st Century; and schools, students, and communities are trying to handle an increasing array of challenges, from bullying to suicides to addiction to violence of all kinds. Read More

New Resources

  • School Oral Health Resource Library is an interactive tool by the School-Based Health Alliance that is  designed to help strengthen and expand school oral health services. Its resources are organized around eight components of school oral health: education; screening and risk assessment; preventive care; care coordination; cleaning, exams, and treatments; integrated services; data and program evaluation; and sustainability.
  • The United States Can and Should Eliminate Childhood Lead Exposure  is a recent publication by Child Trends that looks at childhood lead exposure in the US.
  • Community Living Room For Immigrant Families is a blog post by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation about some of the adversities immigrant families in the US face and how it impacts their health.

Job Opportunities

Northeast Health District – Child Health/Immunization Coordinator – District (Athens, GA)

The Northeast Health District seeks a Registered Nurse to serve as District Child Health Immunization Coordinator. Duties include; promoting immunization in the community and integrating with other public health programs, including WIC and Child Health programs.

SCAN of Northern Virginia – Public Education Manager for Child Abuse Prevention Initiative in No. VA (Alexandria, VA)

The Public Education Manager is responsible for planning and implementation of all components of SCAN’s Public Education Program, which currently includes coordination of a regional coalition; coordination of facilitator in-service training and delivery of Stewards of Children trainings to community providers; coordination of provider training and public messaging around safe sleep (Operation Safe Babies); community organizing to roll out a bystander mobilization project model; an annual child abuse prevention campaign, including coordination of SCAN’s Ally in Prevention Awards Luncheon each April; overseeing the Public Education Coordinator’s production of SCAN’s print publications, online Parent Resource Center, monthly radio shows and other media outreach; and community engagement through volunteers, grassroots outreach, and community presentations/training.

School District of Beloit – School Nurse (Beloit, WI)

The School District of Beloit is seeking a School Nurse. Candidates must have a RN license. The school nurse supports student success by providing health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the school setting. The school nurse addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs of students and supports their achievement in the learning process.

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