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Finding funding can be daunting. Finding funding that aligns perfectly with your program's mission can seem almost impossible. To make the task a little easier, two federal entities have developed tools to help human services organizations find the programs that fit and maximize their chances of being funded.
Grants.gov on youth.gov: This custom search tool allows youth workers to search Grants.gov, the online database of federal funding opportunities, byyouth-related topic or federal agency. Topics include bullying, community development, transition-age youth, and afterschool programs. youth.gov is a project of the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs.
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Funding and Programs List: The list outlines which federal departments have programs that help prevent and end homelessness. It includes so-called "mainstream programs" that are available to all low-income persons as well as programs specifically designed to assist homeless youth, adults and families or to prevent homelessness.