Partnership for After School Education

Issue 79

July 01, 2014

STRONG & KIND Summer Program Funding

NBA star Kevin Durant's foundation and KIND Healthy Snacks have partnered to launch a STRONG & KIND movement that aims to challenge deep-rooted stereotypes and redefine cultural perceptions of strength and kindness. STRONG & KIND seeks applications from summer programs to support specialized programming that teaches youth how to be STRONG & KIND in their own lives. An organization's 2014 summer program must expose youth to a variety of disciplines and holistic experiences, such as academics, arts (visual and performing), athletics, community and team building, healthy living, and nutrition and wellness. In addition, applicant organizations must submit a lesson and/or project plan that will bring to life what it means to be STRONG & KIND. Selected organizations receive up to $10,000. The application deadline is July 9, 2014.

July 01, 2014

Smart on Juvenile Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for its 2014 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Training and Technical Assistance to End Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System from nonprofit organizations that serve minority youth who are or are at-risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system. For selected agencies, this program provides education, training, technical assistance, and resources on the most promising systemic and programmatic techniques to address disproportionate minority contact and eliminate racial and ethnic disparities within the juvenile justice system. The resource center will build upon the most recent research on effective systems change strategies and programmatic interventions that address minority youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Applications are due by July 14, 2014.