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Grant Writer Request #07052019A

Primary Purpose:
We are a startup and we are in need for funding for our programs
Programming and Dollar Needs:
We will operate a Youth Transitional Living Program for homeless and at-risk youth in the Jackson. MS metro area. Our program will serve 18-24 year old youth, many of whom are former foster youth or were previously incarcerated. We will provide housing, case management, life skills training, pair them with a mentor, job application assistance and support to attain permanent housing. We are in need of $194,000 for 1 year of operation.
Project Description:
The Grant Writer should be ready to begin work on: Immediately
Organizational Status:
Our organization is a(n): 501c3
Our company is in existence for: 0 Year(s) 6 Months
Services:
We presently provide or will be providing services in the geographic areas of: Jackson, Mississippi at first. Eventually Alabama and Louisiana as well.
We are a startup. We plan to provide housing, case management, life skills training, mentoring, job application assistance and support to attain permanent housing.
Current Revenue:
We have been submitting grant applications, but no positive response. We need a writer who has a relationship with local, national and international funders that will enthusiastically give to youth related causes.
Grant History:
We have previously applied for a grant(s).
We have submitted grant applications and letters of inquiry to over 100 corporations and foundations since March 2019. We have not received funding and are eager to be funded so we can start the urgent work of empowering homeless and at-risk youth.
We have not previously received grant funds.
We have a copy of our previously written grant application(s).
We have a fundraising packet.
We have an agency mission statement.