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New AARP & United Way Aging with Dignity

 Date: Wednesday, 5/15/24
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Miami-Dade College North Campus, Building 3, 11380 NW 27th Ave Miami, FL 33167

Join AARP Florida, United Way, and experts in aging from Miami-Dade County, along with stakeholders and elected officials, to explore the housing challenges confronting older adults. Discover how laws, regulations, and public policies foster an environment where our community can age with dignity and respect. Admission: Free! Enjoy a complimentary box lunch. To register, click here.

New 10 Days of Connection 2024

Date: Wednesday, 5/1 – 5/10/24
Join the 10 Days of Connection 2024! If you’re here, you’re a hero! Thank you for fighting divisiveness alongside hundreds of leaders and organizations. The 10 Days of Connection provides safe spaces for the community to engage in acts of connection, learn from and about others, and celebrate our differences, all with the final goal of combating hatred and divisiveness. From May 1 to May 10, every year, organizations and/or individuals will host dozens of free events (also known as connection experiences) as an opportunity for locals to explore new perspectives and learn about all kinds of lived experiences. To date,  more than 653 events have been hosted, galvanized over 400 ventures and leaders, and reached approximately 211,800  people. Join the movement in 2024. To participate, click here.

New IGNITE! 2024 Conference: Inspiring Hope, Resilience & Action

Date: Thursday, 5/9/24
 Location: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus
Join PhilanthropyMiami in this year’s Ignite! Conference serves as a beacon for nonprofit leaders and their teams, offering a comprehensive day of learning with practical and applicable insights that address their most pressing challenges. The 2024 conference will feature well-thought-out content developed by social sector thought leaders that will provide you with inspiring, sustainable, and actionable insights. This day-long event will also provide you with current and next-generation leaders with purposeful networking opportunities and offer the space to revel in the camaraderie that only comes from gathering with like-minded professionals who “get it!” For more information and to register, click here.

Community Announcements & Events

New Forum on Older Americans Act Funding

RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, 4/24/24
 Date: Tuesday, 4/30/24
 Time: 10:00 AM
 Location: Virtual Meeting
Alliance for Aging will hold an informational meeting concerning Older Americans Act funding for the next 6-year cycle beginning January 2025. This meeting will provide information to the organizations about services available under the Act and state and federal requirements. To RSVP for this meeting, email your intent to participate to Rhina Jaar at jaarr@allianceforaging.org, and you will receive the meeting link.

New Scholarships Available to attend PhilanthropyMiami’s IGNITE! Conference

 Deadline: Friday, 4/26/24
Are you a nonprofit organization or a professional in Cutler Bay? If so, PhilanthropyMiami has full scholarships available for you to attend IGNITE! 2024 on May 9 at Miami Dade College, thanks to a grant from the Community Fund of Cutler Bay at the Miami Foundation. IGNITE! is a premier conference tailored for nonprofit leaders and their teams, offering a day of learning, networking, and inspiration. To apply, email pmiascholarships@gmail.com.

New WE360 P&G Pitch Competition

Deadline: Friday, 4/26/24
YWCA South Florida is delighted to share an exciting collaboration with Procter & Gamble, Co., YWCA USA, and partners nationwide to present the upcoming Pitch Competition. This competition is more than just a platform; it is an opportunity for bold leaders and innovative minds to bring their visions to life. Exclusively reserved for YWCA South Florida’s WE360° alumni only, this event offers a chance to showcase brilliance and compete for funding that could propel their business ventures to new heights. Join this empowering journey and witness the emergence of groundbreaking businesses led by determined entrepreneurs. The Pitch Competition will take place on Saturday, June 1st, at Miami Dade College – Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center (6300 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33150). First place is $7,500, second place is $6,000, and third place is $5,000Seize this remarkable opportunity by submitting your application. To applyclick here.

New The Arsht Center’s Technical Theater Apprenticeship Program

Application Deadline: 4/30/24
The Arsht Center Technical Theater Apprenticeship Program is a paid, three-year program designed to introduce candidates from historically marginalized communities to a professional career in technical theater. Industry legends will mentor apprentices and will work on Broadway musicals, operas, music festivals, ballet performances, community events, galas, and more! Upon completing the three-year program, apprentices will have behind-the-scenes knowledge and firsthand experience building successful events on- and offstage. In addition to technical training, apprentices are required to attend life skills workshops focusing on financial literacy, health, and résumé building. No technical theater experience is necessary. Only a high school diploma or equivalent is required to apply. For more information, click here.

New YWCA’s Community Justice Challenge

YWCA’s Community Justice Challenge is a FREE community-wide challenge, part of a national movement to understand how issues of race, power, access, and leadership show up in everyday life. This challenge is a daily journey of small but meaningful actions. Daily modules will be sent directly to your inbox each morning off the challenge. The challenge is structured around four themed weeks. Week 1: Bodily Autonomy, Week 2: Financial Empowerment, Week 3: Gun Violence, and Week 4: Transportation. The Community Justice Challenge creates dedicated time and space over 21 days for participants to discover how injustice impacts our community, connect with one another, and identify ways to dismantle inequities and other forms of discrimination. To sign up, click here.

New Miami Marlins Hero of the Game and Community Game Changer

Nominations are now being accepted for the Miami Marlins Hero of the Game presented by ADT and Community Game Changer sponsored by Love Tito’s! Every Tuesday, the Hero of the Game presented by ADT honors a member of our military (active, veteran, or retired) or first responder for their selfless service to our nation and community. Every Saturday, the Community Gamechanger sponsored by Love, Tito’s honors an individual who has made a positive IMPACT on the South Florida community. Honorees will be recognized on the field during the Marlins Impact Moment in the 4th Inning. To nominate, click Hero of the Game or Community Game Changer.

New All Wellness Community Center Inc. Support Groups

All Wellness Community Center Inc. provides psychosocial rehabilitation services for kids and young adults with behavioral issues in the Kendall and Central Miami areas. If they have Medicaid, transportation may be covered as well. The program is led by master-level clinicians and focuses on social/emotional skills group services, working on identifying and reducing symptoms and behaviors, academic support, and increased independence and cooperation. Parent and caregiver skills and support will be offered in addition to PSR. For more information, visit All Wellness Center or call (786) 416-0811 or (786) 558-4847.

New Spaulding Decon Miami Hoarding Clean-Up Giveaway

Spaulding Decon is excited to announce their hoarding clean-up giveaway! No need to feel ashamed. Support is available, and Spaulding Decon is here to help you reclaim your home, health, and happiness! No purchase is necessary. Start your entry by scanning the QR code on the flyer or clicking the link below to fill out the form with your information. You will receive an email with the next steps for submitting photos. Enter ASAP to be considered for this free chance to win! Must be located within 30 miles of Miami, FL. For a chance to win, click here.

New Teen Summit 2024

Date: Saturday, 4/27/24
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 2366 West 4th CT, Hialeah, FL 33010, Hialeah Temple COGIC
Workshop for the youth, to empower them on Financial Literacy/ Money Matter$ and Mental Health Awareness Tools. For more information contact Cynthia Thomas at hialeahtemple@gmail.com or (305) 793-9903.

Funding & In-Kind Resources

New U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children & Families (ACYF) Maternity Group Home (MGH) Program

Deadline Date: Friday, 6/7/24
The purpose of this program is to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for pregnant and/or parenting youth and young adults ages 16 to under 22 who have runaway or are experiencing homelessness, and their dependent child(ren), for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Eligibility is limited to city, township, county, special district, and state governments; Native American tribal governments and organizations; independent school districts; private, public, and state controlled institutions of higher education (private institutions of higher education must be non-profit entities); nonprofits; faith-based and community organizations; public/Indian housing authorities; and public and non-profit private agencies and coordinated networks of such entities. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children & Families (ACYF) Transitional Living Program (TLP)

Deadline Date: Friday, 6/7/24
The purpose of this program is to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months. Eligibility is limited to city, township, county, special district, and state governments; Native American tribal governments and organizations; independent school districts; private, public, and state controlled institutions of higher education (private institutions of higher education must be non-profit entities); nonprofits; faith-based and community organizations; and public/Indian housing authorities. Public (state and local) and private nonprofit entities and coordinated networks of such entities, are eligible to apply unless they are part of the juvenile justice system. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Women’s Bureau Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program

<strong>Deadline Date: Monday, 6/10/24</strong>
The purpose of this program is to support applications that propose to provide technical assistance to support women’s participation and success in the full range of industries in which women are historically underrepresented or where women are disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations. Eligibility is limited to nonprofits. Applicant must be a community-based organization (CBO). For more information, <a href=”https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/351374″><strong>click here</strong></a>.

New U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Disability Innovation Fund (DIF) – Creating a 21st Century Workforce of Youth and Adults with Disabilities Through the Transformation of Education, Career, and Competitive Integrated Employment Model.

Deadline Date: Monday, 7/8/24
The purpose of this program is to support innovative activities aimed at increasing competitive integrated employment (CIE) for youth and other individuals with disabilities. Eligibility is limited to State agencies or their equivalents under State law (State Educational Agency, State Juvenile Justice agency, State Developmental Disabilities agency, State Department of Health, State Department of Human Services, or Designated State unit for Vocational Rehabilitation Services); and public, private, and nonprofit entities, including Indian Tribes and Institutions of Higher Education. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Second Chance Act (SCA) Community-based Reentry Program

Deadline Date: Monday, 4/29/24
The purpose of this program is to support comprehensive reentry services to individuals who have been incarcerated. Applicants should enhance or implement evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and support successful transitional planning for individuals who are currently, or were formerly, involved in the criminal justice system. Eligibility is limited to Native American tribal governments (federally recognized) and nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Grants for Career Services and Training

Deadline Date: Friday, 5/3/24
The purpose of this program is to support organizations that will provide workforce-related activities to support migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents in developing skills to pursue careers of their choice in the agriculture and non-agriculture sectors. Eligibility is limited to entities that have an understanding of the problems of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers, including their dependents; a familiarity with the agricultural industries and the labor market needs of the proposed service area; and the ability to demonstrate a capacity to administer and deliver effectively a diversified program of workforce investment activities, including youth workforce investment activities, and related assistance for eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The Department encourages education and training providers, advocacy organizations, labor or worker organizations, industry representatives, and organizations that provide services to farmworkers and other populations facing multiple barriers to employment. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of State (DOS) Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Program

Deadline Date: Monday, 5/6/24
The purpose of this program is to increase government and/or civil society capacity to combat human trafficking. This program is most appropriate for addressing specific knowledge or other capacity gaps through targeted, short-term interventions. Eligibility is limited to U.S.-based and foreign non-profits, nongovernmental organizations (including faith-based organizations), public international organizations (PIOs), institutions of higher education, and for-profit entities. For more information, click here.

New U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) National Grants Competition

Deadline Date: Monday, 5/6/24
The purpose of this program is to support organizations that will provide workforce development activities to support older workers in developing skills and obtaining unsubsidized employment. Eligibility is limited to a nonprofit organization, Federal public agency, or Tribal organization that can administer a multi-state SCSEP program. For more information,click here.

Trainings & Conferences

New Overtown Youth Center Offers “Latinos in Finance Program

Looking for a job training program? Interested in transitioning to a career in banking/financial services? OYC Miami is recruiting bilingual individuals (ages 18+) to participate in a 6-week financial services training program. Resumes are being accepted, and program cycles begin every eight weeks. Sessions are hybrid, with some online and some in-person. The program provides opportunities for those you serve to network, update their resumes, and apply to positions in this field. Graduates also receive a laptop. For more information, email Pamela Vasquez at pamela.vasquez@overtownyouth.org.

Nonprofit Careers

New Learn more about open positions at United Way Miami

Visit United Way Miami to view all of our current openings, including financial coach, infant toddler teacher P/T – Lotus Village; associate, Volunteer Engagement; grant writer (consultant).

New Learn more about open positions at Branches

Visit Branches to view all of their current openings, including human resource manager, coordinator, VITA.

New Learn more about open positions at Miami Dade County

Visit Miami Dade County to view all of their current openings, including clerk 4 – Elections; finance collection specialist – Credit & Collections.

New Learn more about open positions at The Children’s Trust

Visit The Children’s Trust to view all of their current openings, including communication & community engagement coordinator, community engagement manager, community grants administrator, program manager.

New Learn more about open positions at Breakthrough Miami

Visit Breakthrough Miami to view all of their current openings, including development director, site director, assistant site director.

New Learn more about open positions at Jewish Community Services of South Florida

Visit Jewish Community Services of South Florida to view all of their current openings, helpline counselor, chief financial officer, communications specialist, administrative support staff, client services for kosher food bank.

New Learn more about open positions at The Miami Foundation

Visit The Miami Foundation to view all of their current openings, including executive assistant, President/CEO, philanthropy assistant, grants administration senior associate.

New Learn more about open positions at Center for Family and Child Enrichment

Visit Center for Family and Child Enrichment to view all of their current openings, including administrative assistant, advance practice registered nurse, certified dependency case manager, child welfare quality improvement specialist, Miami Gardens.

New Learn more about open positions at Overtown Youth Center

Visit Overtown Youth Center to view all of their current openings, including academic support intern, program coordinator P/T, strategic partnership manager.

New Learn more about open positions at YWCA South Florida

Visit YWCA South Florida to view all of our current openings, including senior director – Race and Gender Equity, after school counselors – P/T Afternoons, childcare – P/T Substitute, preschool teacher assistant.

New Learn more about open positions at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami

Visit Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Miami to view all of their current openings, including lead counselor masters & licensed, St. Luke Prevention.

New Learn more about open positions at Chapman Partnership

Visit Chapman Partnership to view all of their current openings, including client care specialist, Miami; community housing specialist, Homestead; food service assistant, Miami.

New Learn more about open positions at Goodwill Industries

Visit Goodwill Industries to view all of their current openings, including sales floor lead, store manage, loss prevention agent, Miami.

Special Programs & Ongoing Initiatives

UpSkill Miami

UpSkill Miami fosters strategic collaborations, bringing together underserved populations, training providers, and employers in Miami-Dade County. This workforce development initiative serves to upskill and reskill the local workforce, offering them training, support, and employment opportunities in high-demand industries.

By creating a pathway to jobs that provide economic mobility and avenues for career growth, we can profoundly transform the lives of many in our local community. For more information, visit UpSkill Miami.

211 MIAMI – 24 HOUR 358-HELPLINE

Trained volunteers and professional staff offer 24-hour confidential telephone crisis counseling for suicide prevention, substance abuse, parent/child difficulties, personal, emotional, or financial difficulties. Services: congregate meals/nutrition sites, covid-19 control, crisis intervention volunteer opportunities, disaster claims information, disaster related goods donations management, extended child care, food banks/food distribution warehouses, food vouchers, free school supplies, general counseling services, general dentistry, general physical examinations, health fairs, helpline volunteer opportunities, hurricane preparedness information, individual advocacy, information and referral, information and referral volunteer opportunities, job fairs, sports participation physical examinations.

United Way Center for Financial Stability FREE Financial Coaching

United Way Center for Financial Stability (CFS) offers FREE  Financial Coaching to United Way Staff, Partners, and their families. Sessions are completely confidential and available virtually at your convenience. To schedule an appointment, just call, email, or scan the QR code! For more information visit United Way Miami Center for Financial Stability.

VolunteerMiami: United Way Miami

Volunteer your time and talent. Take part in creating long-lasting change in our community through a wide range of volunteer opportunities with United Way and our community partners. For more information or to volunteer, visit VolunteerMiami.

United Way MISSION UNITED

United Way MISSION UNITED is a single point of entry for veterans to access the help they need at no cost. Connecting them to a coordinated network of community partners that provide services that include job training and opportunities, affordable housing, legal resources, financial services. MISSION UNITED is dedicated to empowering veterans and their families to lead productive lives in the community. If you’re one of the thousands of veterans who call Miami home, and you’re in need of a network of free support services to help you get re-acclimated to civilian life, contact MISSION UNITED. For more information, visit United Way MISSION UNITED or call (305) 646-7130.

Grant Opportunities

If you’re an organization in Miami-Dade looking for funding, we’re here to help. Click here to learn about the current grant opportunities we have available.