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Right on the Money: Get Everyone in on Grant Writing

November 25, 2009

In these tough economic times, hiring a full-time grant writer or using a consultant may not make the most financial sense. As an alternative, small nonprofits can tap into the talents of their staff to put together grant proposals.

A homeless teen sleeping on the sidewalk.

Primary Sources: Preventing and Responding to Youth Homelessness

November 15, 2009

Youth homelessness is strongly associated with living in poverty, not finishing school, not having a job, being in foster care or the juvenile justice system, getting pregnant or having a child, drinking and using drugs, and having poor mental and physical health.

A fireman protects a young child.

Bright Idea: Give Youth a 'Safe Place' to Go

November 5, 2009

A restaurant, a fire station or a library could save a young person’s life. In more than 1,500 communities across the nation, these and other sites have been designated “Safe Place locations” where young people can go when they have nowhere else to go

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