Outreach Activities for Runaway, Homeless, and Street Youth Funded
Department of Health and Human Services
The Street Outreach Program provides support for outreach activities and the provision of services to youth living on the streets and in unstable situations designed to increase young people’s safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with caring adults, with the goal of getting them off the streets. Priority will be given to activities that focus on boosting the protective factors around street youth, including physical and psychological safety and security, emotional and moral support from supportive adult relationships, and a sense of belonging and personal value. The application deadline is June 24, 2011.
Competitive Funds Available for National Food Safety Projects
Department of Agriculture
The National Integrated Food Safety Initiative provides support for food safety projects that demonstrate an integrated approach to solving problems in applied food safety research, education, or extension. Various models for integration of applied research, education, and extension that address a broad spectrum of food safety concerns, including the following, are eligible for support: on-farm production, post-harvest processing, and distribution and food selection, preparation, and consumption. The application deadline is June 27, 2011.
Grants for Honest Opportunity Probation or Treatment Strategies
Department of Justice
The Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Demonstration Field Experiment program provides support for demonstration field experiment activities designed to enhance public safety and improve the outcomes of probationers. Funded demonstrations will include provisions for the following objectives: improving supervision strategies that will reduce recidivism, promoting and increasing collaboration among agencies and officials who work in probation and related fields, and developing and implementing strategies to improve the outcomes of “high-risk” probationers that can be used throughout the nation. The application deadline is June 28, 2011.
Wetland Protection and Management Projects Supported
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7
The Wetland Program Development Grants support projects designed to develop and refine comprehensive wetland programs, including conducting or promoting the coordination and acceleration of research, investigations, experiments, training, demonstrations, surveys, and studies relating to the causes, effects (including health and welfare effects), extent, prevention, reduction, and elimination of water pollution. Examples of anticipated outcomes from the projects funded include the following: increased understanding of a wetland’s condition, improved wetland protection efforts, and increased understanding of how to ensure “no net loss” in the quality and quantity of wetlands. The application deadline is July 6, 2011.