Application deadline approaching for youth groups building 21st Century skills
The city will be accepting grant applications until noon on May 25 from non-profits that work with Sacramento youth to build 21st Century Skills. One-time funding of $500,000 has been set aside specifically for small non-profits whose budgets are under $250,000 a year (grants will range from $10,000-$25,000). Follow this link to find out more information and apply. (en Español)
This request for proposals (RFP) solicits proposals from community-based, non-profit organizations to provide programming to youth ages 10-24 that promote 21st century skill- building. This funding is one time only. The areas of 21st century skills that are targeted in the Plan and examples include the following:
- Leadership skills – consciousness-raising, civic engagement;
- Workforce development skills - career and educational awareness, job readiness training, work-based learning experiences, transition planning and support;
- Life skills - financial literacy, independent living;
- Resiliency skills - adaptability, critical thinking, problem-solving, reflection, strategies to deal with stress, conflict resolution, self-care; and
- Social emotional skills - self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, interpersonal skills, self-efficacy, growth mindset.