Positive Youth Development

Digital Projects for the Public

Digital Projects for the Public grants support projects that cogently interpret and analyze humanities content in formats that will attract broad public audiences. Digital platforms—such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments—can reach diverse audiences and bring the humanities to life for the American people.

2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants - Targeted Priority

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.

Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program

Enhancement grants are competitive grants available to support activities that advance the operations of eligible Native American libraries to new levels of service.

Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants Program

Native Hawaiian Library Services grant projects enhance existing library services or implement new library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals (20 U.S.C. §9141):1. Expanding services for learning and access to information and educational resources in a variety of formats, in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages in order to support such individuals’ needs for education, lifelong learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills;2.

Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification

Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC) Program for fiscal year (FY) 2017 to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.

Methyl Bromide Transition Program

The methyl bromide transition program addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled phase-out of the pesticide methyl bromide. Methyl bromide has been a pest and disease control tactic critical to pest management systems for decades for soilborne and postharvest pests. The program focuses on integrated commercial-scale research on methyl bromide alternatives and associated extension activity that will foster the adoption of these solutions.

Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program

The purpose and intent of this program is to establish an Extension presence and support Extension outreach on Federally Recognized Indian Reservations and Tribal jurisdictions of Federally Recognized Tribes. This program seeks to continue the Land Grants mission of inclusion--providing education and research-based knowledge to those who might not otherwise receive it.

FY2017 AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.

NEA 2017 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students

An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation. This Cooperative Agreement may begin on or after July 1, 2017, and may extend for up to 12 months. Program Description The National Endowment for the Arts’ Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students (the “Songwriting Challenge”) began in 2016 as an opportunity for students in three cities to showcase their songwriting talents and compete for the opportunity to participate in a mentorship and final competition in New York City.