The Forum for Youth Investment

Karen Pittman's blog: Can an Hour a Day Keep the F's Away?

Anyone who has kids knows that 5-year-olds get up earlier than 15-year-olds. Still, many schools ignore that basic reality: Bus schedules often have sleepy teens on the corner as early as 6 a.m. to start classes between 7 and 8 a.m.

Publishing Date: 
August 9, 2011

Funding Opportunities

The Forum for Youth Investment seeks to bring together a wealth of supports and services for the child and youth field. Please find below current funding opportunities available for communities and organizations making a difference in the lives of young people.

Affordable Care Act Grants Provide $100 Million to Create Healthier Communities

Ready by 21 Case Study: Petaluma

How can a community change the quality, coordination and reach of its services, supports and engagement opportunities for children and youth? The Forum’s latest Ready by 21® case study shows how leaders in Petaluma, Calif., did just that, working with the Forum to use the Ready by 21 approach to build a communitywide coalition and develop new strategies that had impact.

Publishing Date: 
May 18, 2011

Forum Flash: April 21, 2011

Align Youth Policies, Build Leadership Councils, Act on the Federal Budget

Publishing Date: 
April 21, 2011