The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to fund five-year demonstration projects that support the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies that embrace proactive efforts to build on the strengths of families, including those at high risk for child maltreatment. The projects will enhance the capacity of communities to address the well-being needs of families before more formal strategies, practices, or activities are warranted. It will also address site specific barriers in order to reduce the number of referrals to the public child welfare agency. The cooperative agreements will fund activities that include the planning necessary to implement a multi-system collaborative to support community-based and prevention-focused services and the coordination of a network of community-based services to foster the development of a continuum of preventative services.
Assistance for Arts Education Program: Arts in Education National Program – Department of Education (Deadline: June 6, 2018)
The purpose of the Assistance for Arts Education program is to promote arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities. Specifically, the Arts in Education National Program supports national-level, high-quality arts education projects and services for children and youth, with special emphasis on serving children from low-income families and children with disabilities through community and national outreach activities that strengthen and expand partnerships among schools, local educational agencies, communities, or centers for the arts, including national centers for the arts.
Delta Dream Grants – Nationals Dream Foundation (Deadline: June 22, 2018)
Delta Dream Grants are awarded annually to nonprofits that directly provide services to children and teens in the Washington, D.C. region in the areas of academics, the arts, nutrition and sports. Additionally, Delta Dream Grants support nonprofits that refurbish youth baseball fields. At the start of each baseball season, Delta Dream Grants will solicit grant requests from organizations that provide services in one of the Dream Foundation’s areas of focus: academics – after-school or summer academic mentoring and tutoring programs, the arts – programming that provides arts education and experience, nutrition – programming focused on healthful nutrition and food preparation, and sports – programming that provides athletic instruction and play.
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Community Health Worker – Maricopa County (Phoenix, AZ)
The Community Health Worker provides required Healthy Start services of recruitment and enrollment, case management, health and safety questionnaires, health information, and community referrals for assistance to at-risk families of South Phoenix, Laveen and Maryvale.
Public Health Analyst – RTI International (Washington, D.C.)
RTI is seeking a Public Health Analyst to support military health studies. The candidate will create data records for Veterans who were potentially exposed to ionizing radiation, chemicals and toxic agents, or other hazards during active military service. The successful candidate with provide insight and advice concerning task or project strategic direction and outcomes and contribute to the evaluation, analysis and development of recommended solutions. Other areas of expertise may include, business process re-engineering, statistical analysis methods, individual and organizational assessment and evaluation, process modeling and simulation, strategic and business planning, change management, organizational development, and the development of leadership/management skills.
School Nurse – Loudoun County Public Schools (Aldie, VA)
The school nurse is responsible for providing for the health needs of students during school hours. The employee provides direct nursing service for routine and emergency situations and prepares and maintains medical records. Existing guides and regulations govern the work, but employees use considerable judgment in interpreting and applying them to unusual or nonstandard situations. The individual will also perform related work as required.
School Counselor – Center City Public Charter School (Washington, D.C.)
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