The Entertainment Software Association Foundation funds programs and services that use technology or computer and video games to educate youth and young adults. Programs should be available in at least two states and serve youth ages 7 to 18.
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Q: I work with young people who often confide to me about their boyfriends or girlfriends. Sometimes the details don’t sound healthy to me. How can I know if a young person is in a violent dating relationship? And what can I do to help?
Ten years ago at a skate park in Orlando, FL, Drew Campbell noticed teens bumming boards off of skaters. Instantly interested in helping the young people, Campbell, a professional surfer, founded the Getaboard Foundation to teach homeless and other at-risk youth how to skate.
The Consumer Bankers Foundation and Ashoka's Youth Venture have launched the Banking on Youth competition to encourage young people ages 13 to 22 to develop a business venture that will improve society. Winners will get $1,000 in seed money.
Having the time to take a hard look at how you do things may seem like a luxury at youth-serving organizations. But a San Francisco foundation is trying to change that for a handful of nonprofits that serve runaway and homeless youth.
Youth employment is at its lowest point since World War II, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT, an initiative that tracks the wellbeing of children and youth in the United States.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy, in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is accepting applications for its Drug-Free Communities Support Program. The program seeks to strengthen community partnerships and prevent and reduce substance use among youth and adults.