Agency Releases Funding to Aid Homeless Youth

ACF logoAgency: 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.

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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