You do not want to miss this! AmeriCops has just published its FY2018 state and national grants and HUD has just released its Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant.
Corporation for National and Community Service
Grant Title: AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY2018
Grant Info: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296773
Details: AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Grant Title: Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Program
Grant Info: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296794
Details: Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants support the implementation of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans that are expected to achieve the following three core goals: 1. Housing: Replace distressed public and assisted housing with high-quality mixed-income housing that is well-managed and responsive to the needs of the surrounding neighborhood; 2. People: Improve intergenerational mobility with a focus on children and families; employment, health, and education outcomes; and 3. Neighborhood: Create the conditions necessary for public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to offer the kinds of amenities and assets, including safety, good schools, and commercial activity, that are important to families; choices about their community.