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New Funding Opportunity to Host Community Convening on How Learning Happens

Are you working to advance young people’s social, emotional, and cognitive development? Are you poised to extend those efforts through intentional crosssector collaboration? Is your organization trusted in the community to represent and honorits young people?

Apply now for a grant of $30,000 to accelerate whole child work across your community!

America’s Promise Alliance is seeking five community conveners to bring together young people and leaders from various sectors to inspire action around how learning happens. Each community convener will be awarded a $30,000 grant to plan and execute a cross-sector convening that occurs between October 2019 and April 2020.

America’s Promise will support convenings that meet three purposes:

  1. Share knowledge about how learning happens
  2. Inspire action and connection across the community
  3. Identify 2-3 opportunities on which the community is poised to act

Register for an informational webinar on July 9 or July 10, 2019 to learn more. The deadline to submit your application is July 24, 2019.

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