Funding Targets Homeless, Foster Youth Youth Projects

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services (HHS) (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF); Program: Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18 (CFDA Number: 93.550) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-LG-1185); Eligibility: Schools, governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits, including small businesses (faith-based and community groups are also eligible); Funding: $5 million for eight awards (10% match required); Deadline: Aug. 1.

Summary: These 24 month demonstration projects must implement, enhance, and/or support a framework or model to promote the effective transition from homeless youth to self-sufficient young adults. The target populations are LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16 to 21 and young adults who have left foster care after the age of 18 up to age 21, but may need alternative housing and services.

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