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Funding Opportunities

December 12, 2018

The following grants and funding opportunities are currently accepting applicants. These grants are not offered through America's Promise Alliance, but they each relate to our Five Promises. If you have questions about these opportunities, please follow the links provided in each item.
3 Reasons to Apply for the Power of Youth Challenge

December 06, 2018

America’s Promise Alliance, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and Peace First are partnering to create opportunities for more young people to be agents of change in their local communities.
Statement on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

December 01, 2018

In response to the passing of  President George H. W. Bush, John Gomperts, president and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance released the following statement: "President George H.W. Bush lived an extraordinary life and had a positive impact on America and the world. Through a lifetime of service to others, he represented the promise of America.  
Community Leader Spotlight with Tanya Tucker from America’s Promise

November 26, 2018

Tanya’s work with America’s Promise began in 2005 directing the planning and execution of professional development events designed to encourage greater focus and collaboration within communities to see that all young people receive the Five Promises.
Community Leader Spotlight with West Virginia’s Promise - The Alliance for Youth

September 26, 2018

West Virginia’s Promise is a statewide program that mobilizes partners to strengthen the capacity of local communities to develop and support young people.
National and Local Efforts Urge Young People to Vote

September 20, 2018

With midterm elections right around the corner, universities, celebrity activists, youth-serving organizations, and young people themselves around the country are urging young voters to head to the polls.
Want to Fight Childhood Hunger? Eat at These Restaurants.

September 19, 2018

This September, No Kid Hungry has partnered with 15,000 restaurants across the country to provide food stability for the one in six children living with hunger in America.
This Back-to-School Season, Let’s Not Forget that Hope Matters

September 06, 2018

As millions of young people begin a new school year, many parents and adults are no doubt worried about how well they’ll fare. From concerns about screen time to college and career readiness, there are plenty of headlines that fret over the well-being of young people.
America’s Promise Welcomes Four New Partners

July 19, 2018

America's Promise welcomes four new partners: Spark, All Our Children, The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning, and FSG have joined America’s Promise as alliance partners! Find out more about these organizations here.
I Was a Homeless Student and School Helped Me Find My Way Home

July 10, 2018

I first experienced homelessness with my family, then on my own. I was born to a single mother and a father who was absent because of post-traumatic stress disorder he developed after the war. Throughout my childhood, my mother, two sisters and I moved from home to home, sometimes not having one at all.