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Last Call for Invest in Youth LOI
Tomorrow — Tuesday, June 30th — is the deadline for eligible nonprofits to submit Letters of Inquiry for our new Invest in Youth grantmaking program.
Grants will range between $25,000 − $50,000, and where possible, will be multi-year and provide general operating support. Eligible organizations will do work in one or more of the following areas:
- Youth Development & Leadership
- Youth Justice
- Immigrant Youth & Families
Opportunites & Funding
The Destination > Brooklyn Promotional Award supports Brooklyn-based arts nonprofits with a $1,500 grant to design, produce and distribute materials with an emphasis on borough tourism. Recipients will have the opportunity to display materials at Borough Hall and receive featured marketing presence through Brooklyn Arts Council. Apply here by July 16.
Just Beginnings Collaborative is accepting letters of intent for their new partnership "Building a Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse" through July 17. To learn more about the partnership and see LOI guidelines, click here.
Need space to host meetings and events for your community organization? Atlas: DIY (Developing Immigrant Youth) has a 600sq foot classroom/meeting space available for rent beginning July 1 on 36th Street in Sunset Park. Email Lauren.firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the space.
Young Women Rock! seeks mentors for the upcoming school year. The curriculum-based weekly program empowers girls ages 14-18 through mentorship, building their self-confidence and challenging them to discover and fulfill their potential. Sign up here to mentor in either Brooklyn or the Bronx beginning this fall.
K.S. J.A.M.M. Dance Troupe offers a low cost summer dance camp this summer for K-8 students beginning July 6. Lunch, snacks and day trips are included each week. Find more information and register here.
Trinity Grace Church hosts Summer Arts Camp beginning July 6. This free day camp for kids features drama, art, dance and athletics. Click here to register and learn more.
New York Immigration Coalition will host a workshop for nonprofit organizations on protecting communities against immigration scams on July 14 at Brooklyn Public Library in Grand Army Plaza. Please register in advance here.
On July 14 from 6-9pm, Five Myles will host a one night multi-media solo exhibition by Christie Neptune to spotlight the communal effects of depression and the mythos of the "strong black woman" in communities of color. Find more information here.
Be More is holding a community event on July 19 from 10am-12pm to heal from racism and its effect on the body, mind and soul. Come practice yoga and meditation, and engage in facilitated conversation at Brooklyn Zen Center. Register online and RSVP on Facebook.
Director of Education - 826NYC
Farm Manager - Added Value and Herban Solutions, Inc.
Development & Communications Associate - Arab-American Family Support Center
CAC Director of Operations - Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
Education Manager, Youth Media - BRIC
Vice President, Economic Development - Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Program Coordinator - Brooklyn College Community Partnership
Public Relations Associate - Brooklyn Defender Services
Director of Development and Communications - Brooklyn Kindergarten Society
Development Director - Center for Anti-Violence Education
Executive Director - Center for Community Alternatives
Executive Director - Educators 4 Excellence
Outreach Director - Educators 4 Excellence
VOCA Grantwriter - Equal Justice USA
Director of Finance - Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
Director of Policy, Advocacy and Research - Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
Director of Development - GallopNYC
Development & Communications Associate - Green City Force
Associate Director of Volunteer Services - Habitat for Humanity NYC
Managing Director - NonProfit Help Desk
eCommunications and Digital Associate - NY Communities for Change
Director of Outreach - New York Immigration Coalition
Director, Individual Major Giving - New York Women's Foundation
Program Officer - New York Women's Foundation
Development Assistant, Institutional Giving - Prospect Park Alliance
Employment Coordinator - Red Hook Initiative Center
Middle School Program Manager - Red Hook Initiative Center
Senior Development Associate - Turning Point
National Organizer - Vera Institute of Justice
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