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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

Grant Opportunity

From the Ohio Job and Family Service Directors Association’s newsletter

Grant Opportunity – Summer Learning Initiative

The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (GOFBCI) has released a “Summer Learning Initiative”

Request for Proposals (RFP). The goal of the initiative is to increase the number of innovative and intensive summer learning

experiences for low-income youth through this Summer Learning Initiative RFP. This grant will fund summer learning

experiences that support academic improvement and overall youth development. Programs developed and implemented in

response to this RFP must last, at a minimum, six (6) weeks, and be offered five (5) days per week, seven (7) hours per day.

Successful applicants:

(TANF) Purpose 3, which is to: prevent and reduce the incidence rate of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establish

annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies by providing activities that

contribute to their academic, social, life skills and leadership development.

Must demonstrate a connection between the proposed activities and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

enhance services to program participants. Faith-based and community organizations, local service providers, and

local school districts should be included in said collaborations.

May apply as an individual, but are required to develop effective collaborations that demonstrate expertise and

includes months in both state fiscal years (FY) 2010 and 2011.

May be awarded up to $75,000.00 per site for the summer of 2010 to complete the deliverables. The summer of 2010

Each site must accommodate at least 75 children.

May propose more than one (1) site for funding, but no more than four (4) sites in total shall be proposed for funding.

Will be required to provide a 20 percent cash or in-kind match of the total project.ELIGIBILITY

– 14, and include:

: Eligible organizations must have a minimum of two (2) years experience working with vulnerable youth ages 7

Non-profit organizations (501(c) (3)

Ohio charitable foundations

County Departments of Job and Family Services (CDJFS)

Ohio public colleges, universities or school districts (K-12)APPLICATION DEADLINE

For further information please refer to the GOFBCI website at:

: February 3, 2010, 1:00 pmhttp://www.procure.ohio.gov/proc/viewProcOpps.asp?oppID=7396&disclaimer=N

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