Events

Upcoming events and training opportunities hosted by the Youth Collaboratory.

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M+ 19 -- Virtual Grantee Meeting -- April 2020

April 29, 2020 -- 1:00 PM ET

Please join us on April 29th at 1 pm ET for our Mentoring+ 2019 partner meeting. The goal of this informal meeting is to update each other on our progress and challenges in implementing the M+ project, as well as focus on program requirements related to mentor and mentee screening. Questions and discussion are encouraged

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Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

May 6, 2020 -- 2:00 PM ET 

Fundraising doesn’t stop during the COVID-19 crisis; it becomes more complicated and competitive. Are you prepared? This webinar will:
- Offer tools to keep your grant writing team organized in a virtual work environment
- Assist you in specifying your community’s need for assistance in light of COVID-19  
- Strengthen your skills in writing highly competitive federal grant applications
- Provide expert tips from experienced federal reviewers

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Decoding Federal RHY Logic Models

May 14, 2020 -- 2:00 PM ET

Logic models. What are they and how are they created? This webinar will decode the mysteries of logic models and provide expert tips on how to create a competitive logic model for Federal RHY grant applications. Developed from decades of experience reviewing federal runaway and homeless youth (RHY) grant applications, this webinar will give you a deeper understanding of:
- The purpose of logic models,
- Applicant pitfalls in developing logic models,
- Keys to developing competitive federal RHY logic models,
- How to connect your logic models to other sections of your proposals, and
- Where to access help developing your logic models

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Street Outreach: Developing a Competitive Application

May 19, 2020 -- 2:00 PM ET (Date Subject to Change)

Do you plan to write a Street Outreach grant this year? To be competitive in this round of funding, it is critical to submit a near perfect proposal. Learn about the recent budget impacts on Street Outreach funding, a national analysis of the expected level of competition, and a section by section overview of the funding announcement, highlighting essential elements to include in your proposal. Whether you need a refresher or this is your first time applying, this webinar will give you the information you need to create a competitive Street Outreach grant application.

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Basic Center: Developing a Competitive Application

May 27, 2020 -- 2:00 PM ET (Date Subject to Change)

Do you plan to write a Basic Center grant this year? To be competitive in this round of funding, it is critical to submit a near perfect proposal. Learn about the recent budget impacts on Basic Center Program funding, a state-by-state analysis of the expected level of competition, and a section by section overview of the funding announcement, highlighting essential elements to include in your proposal. Whether you need a refresher or this is your first time applying, this webinar will give you the information you need to create a competitive Basic Center grant application.