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UrbanMinistry.org Grants Newsletter April 3, 2009

Funding opportunities for organizations serving at-risk and/or global communities in the areas of youth mentoring, financial literacy, natural resources, women's human rights and media.

 

 

OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION:
RECOVERY ACT LOCAL YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAMS
Purpose:
In an effort to reduce juvenile delinquency, violence, gang participation, school failure, and drop-out rates, OJJDP is issuing this solicitation to support local organizations that develop, implement, or expand local mentoring programs leading to measurable, positive outcomes for at-risk youth.
Geographic focus: Local communities within the United States.
Deadline: April 20, 2009.
Application guidelines: http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/funding/FundingDetail.asp?fi=120 .

NATIONAL CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION:
INNOVATION GRANTS
Purpose:
To promote and improve consumer financial independence by way of credit unions. Through Innovation Grants, the Foundation funds projects that will help low-wealth individuals and families reach life-changing goals in the following five areas: Financial Education, Transaction Services, Savings, Credit, and Homeownership.
Deadlines: June 30, 2009.
Application guidelines: http://www.ncuf.coop/home/programs/grants/grants.aspx .

WALLACE GLOBAL FUND
Purpose:
To promote an informed and engaged citizenry, to fight injustice, and to protect the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends. The Fund seeks to further its mission through fundamental public policy and systemic change, in the following program areas: natural resources, women's human rights, and media.
Geographic focus: Priority is given to requests at the national and global levels; however, the Fund will also consider significant local or regional initiatives offering the potential to leverage broader impact.
Deadline: Rolling.
Application guidelines: http://www.wgf.org/ .