The Institute for Educational Leadership is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in improving employment outcomes for youth involved in the court system. Funds awarded from this program can be used for education, occupational training for in-demand industries, and other workforce development activities for individuals ages 14 to 24.
The State Justice Institute is now accepting applications for five grant categories that improve the quality of state courts and foster innovative, efficient solutions to common issues faced by courts and judges.
The U.S. Department of Education is inviting institutions of higher education (IHEs) to join a new pilot initiative that makes Federal Pell Grant funding available for incarcerated individuals pursing postsecondary education and training.
Hosted by the Community Corrections Collaborative Network, this live online discussion will address resources available through federal funding for community corrections and criminal justice agencies to help identify and address the needs of people in the system, particularly those with mental disorders and/or substance use disorders.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that it is expanding eligibility for its Microloan program to include business owners who are currently on probation or parole. The goal of this expansion is to help people with the highest barriers to traditional employment in reentering the workforce.