YouthBuild Grants provide funding to organizations offering pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services for at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. Training includes affordable housing construction skills and other in-demand industries, such as healthcare, information technology, hospitality, retail services, and logistics.
Eligible applicants are private nonprofit and public agencies, including, but not limited to:
- Community and faith-based organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit status
- Entities carrying out activities under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
- Educational institutions, including local school boards, public school districts, and community colleges
- Community action agencies
- State and local housing development agencies
- Any Indian and Native American entities eligible for grants under Section 166 of WIOA
- Community development corporations
- State and local youth service conservation corps
Applications from rural, urban, and Native American organizations are encouraged.
Award ceiling: $1,500,000
Award floor: $700,000
Project period: 40 months
Estimated number of awards: 70
Estimated total program funding: $85,000,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.