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Apply Now! SALDEF 2016 Leadership Development Program
“LDP was an amazing experience. It gave me an opportunity to share and build relationships with other individuals who share the same passion as myself for the Sikh Community, for the American Community and humanity as a whole. I plan...

Remembering September 11th, 2001
I originally wrote this post on the 5th anniversary of the September 11th tragedy. I've re-posted it every few years since then. This time, I’m a little more hopeful that our government today prioritizes diplomacy over destruction and working for...

November is National Runaway Prevention Month
Spearheaded by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) and the National Network for Youth (NN4Y), National Runaway Prevention Month is a unified national effort to increase public awareness of the issues facing runaways, and to educate the public about the solutions...

Two Websites Help Mentoring Programs Engage Men as Mentors
WeBuildMen.org set out to build a national movement that encourages men to help make a positive impact in a young man’s life by building a community platform that’s custom-built for today’s man – to help him take on the challenges...

National Service: Grant Opportunities
Sodexo Foundation Youth Grants Deadline: January 15 YSA (Youth Service America) and Sodexo Foundation are looking for 100 of the best ideas from young people about how they can help end childhood hunger in their communities. $400 grants are available...

Grant Opportunities: National & Youth Service
Family Volunteer Day Grants NEW! Deadline: September 4 GenerationOn, with generous support from Disney Friends for Change, is giving out Family Volunteer Day grants and event day service kits to affiliates or non-profit organizations around the country. Organizations approved for...

USAID Uganda Feed the Future
“Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” — Paul Hawken CHECK OUT OUR PICTURES FROM UGANDA As some of you know,...

New Funding from the CNCS Social Innovation Fund!
This is an exciting time for the Social Innovation Fund. In a few months, SIF will celebrate its five year anniversary, and yesterday, they launched their fourth funding competition! Thanks to a substantial increase in this fiscal year’s appropriations, the...

USAID Uganda Feed the Future
“ADVOCACY is a set of hands-on technical skills and practices needed to effectively press for change. "It is also the foundation of active citizenship, a process through which ordinary people learn to participate in decision-making at all levels. Identifying priorities,...



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