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Grant Application Admin (Manage Submittals) - Voices of Variety

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ORGANIZATION: VOICES OF VARIETY

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If you love writing or have a knack for securing grants and other financing for organizations like ours, we could use your help. Make an impact on Chicago communities by assisting us on the development side with streamlining our proposals and just overall helping us to put together better applications to win funding.

Donor money can only go so far, and we need additional funding to assist us with construction costs for buildout of our four new locations, sports equipment for our teams that will be competing this summer and musical instruments for our talented kids whose parents can’t afford to make the purchases. We also have a few educational programs that could use your support.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email tamara@vov.world.

MISSION: To prevent violence, crime, poverty, suicide, mass incarceration, through the medium of restorative practices, mentorship, life skills, events, and activities, providing resources, educational classes, career development, sports, and multiple art forms.

We are here to promote thriving youth and economic development within impoverished high-crime communities, throughout the United States.

Mentorship reshaping, crisis and anger management are exchanged for positive self-expression. We strive to improve outcomes for at-risk youth and adults through positive development and access to community-based resources and support.

VISION: We envision a world where education and opportunity are equalized giving all people access to a future without limits.

Our program is the solution to these problems: Disconnected youth, lack of resources, poverty, violence, crime, suicide, and mass incarceration.

The solutions we offer to prevent problems from taking place are...

By providing sports and educational programming, business entrepreneurship programs and other services that will help prevent the aforementioned problems from taking place.

PROGRAMMING:

EDUCATIONAL CLASSES, ETC....

Life skills, financial literacy, CPR lifeguard certification, culinary classes, parenting classes, conflict resolution and self-control classes, etiquette dining classes, personal development classes, sportsmanship, power of difference, De-escalation training.

VIOLENCE AND CRIME PREVENTION...

Group mentorship, peace circles, counseling, mental health, job skills training, service projects, and community service.

IMPACT OF YOUR DONATION OR VOLUNTEER SUPPORT...

Your partnership with VoV will help us implement and run our programs and services. A contribution from you means you are ending murder, reconnecting at-risk youth and underserved communities, providing resources, ending poverty, and fewer youth are being incarcerated.

Together, with your help, we can start revitalizing more underserved communities!!!!

Performing arts is the universal tool of connecting people a.k.a. the creative, which serves as a venting mechanism.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES-

  • Learn to play an instrument - music lessons
  • Writing lessons for songs
  • Open mic/poetry
  • Acting/performance in plays shows, and concerts (live performances)
  • Voice lessons
  • Dance lessons

For more information, connect with us on Facebook and share a post:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/voicesofvariety

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About VOICES OF VARIETY

Location:

875 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL, IL 60611, US

Mission Statement

To Prevent Violence & Crime through the medium of multiple art forms, Life Skills, Career development, and Restorative Practices. To promote thriving youth & economic development within impoverished high crime communities, throughout the U.S.A. To improve outcomes for at-risk youth through positive youth development.

Description

We also:

Offer Programs with the mission to prevent crime & violence so we Execute peace circles, restorative justice, teach conflict resolution tactics, educational activities such as video games and movies. While having a great mechanism for change, it’s the platform to engage our youth both in basketball competitions & music competitions. Second phase of our program offer’s financial literacy, parenting classes, and entrepreneurship with our main focus on youth real life skills. They are our future doctors, lawyers, judges, attorneys, police officers, government, politicians, fire fighters, nurses and many other professionals.

"VOV" Loves to help people "EveryBody Help SomeBody" is our theme/slogan

To help youth become more productive in their communities.

The Corporation is organized for the charitable support of spiritual, emotional, educational, and/or scientific purposes to share knowledge, skills and talents. The purpose is to provide an outlet for self-expression and an opportunity to learn, interact and be entertained in a positive, progressive environment. We aim to execute good deeds globally, and strive to invoke a healthy long-lasting positive change.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community
Board Development, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Sun May 29, 2022 - Sat Aug 27, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Management
  • Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours of commitment, but we will settle for whatever you can offer. Every little bit counts and helps.

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