National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families


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If It's Spring, It Must be Grant Season
At NCHYF, we’ve been busy updating our Funding Opportunities page with information about new federal grants. We’re pleased to share several recent funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) from agencies such as SAMHSA, Department of Justice, and the National Institutes of Health.

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New Fact Sheet on Grant Writing Available
The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently released a new fact sheet, Grant-Writing Tips, which is available to download from our Publications page.

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Right on the Money: When Corporations Are Partners, Donations Come Naturally
The chief fundraiser for a youth-serving agency shares the steps she took to build a relationship with and secure a donation from one Arkansas company.

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Ask NCFY: Transitional Living Program Funding
The next funding opportunity announcement for the Transitional Living Program will be released in summer 2012.

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Right on the Money: The Corporate View of Charitable Giving
To give our readers an introduction to corporate giving, NCFY recently spoke with two prolific donors, and they offered some perspective on their approaches to philanthropy.

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Right on the Money: Volunteer Fundraisers Drive Donations to Youth-Serving Agencies
Volunteer-led drives increase an organization’s network of donors while pulling in more resources than most individuals could raise on their own.