Learn24 Newsletter - June 24, 2022


Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes

Job Opportunities

Graphic Designer - Executive of the Mayor

Recreation Specialist - DC Department of Parks and Recreation

Instructional Systems Specialist - Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Program Coodinator - Department of Behavioral Health

Program Leader - Boys and Girls Club of Greater of Washington

Workforce Development Specialist - Goodwill of Greater Washington

Operations Manager - National Museum of Women in the Arts

Learn24 Events

OST Commission Meeting - July 26, 2022 (Webinar)

Professional Development Opportunities

Simple and Inexpensive Activities to Celebrate Great Outdoors Month - June 29, 2022 (Webinar)

Join Foundations Inc. for a webinar to learn some simple and inexpensive activities to celebrate great outdoors month. Sign up to attend here.

Creating a Mindfulness-Based, Healing-Centered Environment: An Introduction to Mindfulness for Educators - July 12, 2022 (Webinar)

In this workshop, School's Out Washington will focus on how to create an environment for students that is healing-centered and builds in mindfulness practices. Join this webinar to hear and share practices that focus on relationships and much more. Learn more here.

Fly By Light National Training - July 25 - 29, 2022 (Washington, DC)

The Fly By Light National Training equips educators, teachers, youth organizers, artists, and activists with the restorative justice, SEL, mindfulness, art expression, and conflict resolution tools needed to outfit the next generation of change-makers. Sign up to attend this 40-hour training hosted by One Common Unity here.

Leading with Equity - September 8, 2022 (Webinar)

Identify opportunities and chart a course for organizations to prioritize and advance racial equity at this workshop hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. Register today to attend.

NSLA's Summer Changes Everything Conference - October 24-26, 2022 (Washington, DC)

Join nearly 1,000 cross-sector civic and education leaders at the Summer Changes Everything conference hosted by the National Summer Learning Association. This conference gathers individuals from across the United States who are focused on providing high quality summer learning experiences to every young person in the country.  Learn more here

Note: References to events, workshops, organizations, or activities do not serve as an endorsement or recommendation from the OST Office, Learn24, or the Government of the District of Columbia.

Learn24 OST Youth Scholarship Program

The Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes is excited to partner with the Greater Washington Community Foundation to help provide OST programs to students with specific needs. Examples of programs that the scholarship may support include, but are not limited to, programs designed specifically for students with disabilities, advanced learners, and English Language Learners. Individuals not considered at-risk may also be eligible to receive a scholarship based on need and availability of funding. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are available for individual students for use in approved OST activities in calendar year 2022. The minimum scholarship award is $1,000. For more information, please click here

Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes Public Meeting

The Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes (OST Commission) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The OST Commission will hear updates from the Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes and the OST Commission Committees.

Providers, organizations, and/or individuals interested in providing public comment should email learn24@dc.gov by the close of business on Tuesday, July 26th at 5:00 pm for consideration. 

Register here to attend.  

Publicize Your Upcoming Event with Learn24

Programs and organizations in the District of Columbia are encouraged to list their upcoming one-day educational and enrichment activities available for youth on the Learn24 event calendar. District of Columbia families are searching for new opportunities that help school-aged youth in the District learn, grow, develop, and play beyond school hours. List your event today by completing this brief form.

Community Opportunities

Fair Chance Pathways Capacity Building Program

Fair Chance's FREE Pathways Partnership is an 8-month program that aligns leadership and organizational practices to build stronger nonprofits. It is a relationship-based, customized, and intensive program that can help and strengthen the organization's leadership and build the systems, policies, procedures, and tools, and supports that will advance the organization’s mission, stability, and growth. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm. More information can be found here.

Funding Opportunities

OST Office Youth Mentorship RFA

The Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes (OST Office), the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME), and the Bowser Administration are excited to release a new grant competition to fund one nonprofit with a history of supporting mentoring programs to manage the Out of School Time (OST) Youth Mentorship Program. The OST Youth Mentorship Program is a new program with the goal of increasing access to college and career mentoring programs for youth ages 11-18 in grades 6-12. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

View the complete RFA here. Applications must be submitted here.

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that serve residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area in the following program areas: Arts and Humanities, Community Services, Education, Health and the Environment. Applications must be received by Friday, July 1, 2022. Visit www.cafritzfoundation.org to learn more about the application process.

Looking Out Foundation Grants

Looking Out Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations. The average awarded grant amount ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 to organizations that focus on, but are not limited to: disadvantaged youth, public health, women, the environment, the arts, the hungry, and the homeless.  Grant applications must be received by Thursday, August 1, 2022 to be considered. For more information, click here.

The Shubert Foundation

The Shubert Foundation awards grants towards general operating support for dance organizations that operate in the United States. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 18, 2022 by 6:00 pm. Learn more about the funding criteria, past grantees, eligibility requirements, frequently asked questions, and more here

Serve DC - The Mayor's Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships Funding Alert

Weekly newsletter of funding opportunities.

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