Agency: Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Program – Basic Center Program (BCP) (CFDA Number 93.623): (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CY-1238); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, for-profits and nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status; Funding: $1.6 million for one award; Deadline: July 10.
Summary: ACF grants help youth living on the streets. This three-year grant will fund the Runaway and Homeless Youth National Communication System (NCS) Program. The NCS Program is a dedicated toll-free, U.S. national communication system that provides information, referral services, crisis intervention, prevention approaches, and communication services to vulnerable, at-risk, and runaway and homeless youth. Priority will be given to applicants that have experience in providing telephone services to vulnerable youth, at-risk youth, and runaway and homeless youth. Telephone services include calls, emails, texts/SMS, and chat. Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to apply.