Positive Youth Development

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.

Museums Empowered: Professional Development and Capacity Building Opportunities for Museums – A Museums for America Special Initiative

Museums for America (MFA) grants support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Museums Empowered: Professional Development and Capacity Building Opportunities for Museums is a special MFA initiative to provide professional development and capacity building opportunities for eligible museums.

National Leadership Grants for Libraries

National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) support projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that will be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

Programming Grants to Accompany NEH on the Road Exhibitions

These grants support ancillary public humanities programs to accompany NEH on the Road traveling exhibitions. Typical formats involve lectures, reading and discussion programs, film discussion programs, Chautauqua presentations by scholars, family programs, exhibition tours, and other appropriate formats for reaching the general public.

NEA Art Works Creativity Connects, FY2018

Art Works: Creativity Connects grants require a partnership between an arts program and a non-arts organization. The Arts Endowment's support of a project may start on or after June 1, 2018. Generally, a period of performance of up to two years is allowed. An organization that submits an application to Art Works: Creativity Connects is still eligible to submit an application to other National Endowment for the Arts funding opportunities.

Pathways for Youth: Strategic Plan for Federal Collaboration

This plan, developed by the IWGYP, is a first step to address common federal goals for youth, elevate strong models of youth programs, policies, and other supports, and articulate areas for future collaborative work with and for youth.