$20M for Homeless Youth Grants Competition

Agency: Health & Human Services (HHS) (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF); Program: Transitional Living Program (TLP) & Maternity Group Homes (MGH) (CFDA Number: 93.550) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CX-1233); 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: $20 million for 103 awards ranging to about $200,000 each (10% match required — https://goo.gl/DVICVX); Deadline: July 14.

Summary: These grants support organizations providing an alternative to involving youths in the law enforcement, child welfare, mental health and juvenile justice systems. Each TLP must provide a safe and appropriate shelter for up to 21 months of services with adult supervision, life and interpersonal skill building, career counseling and job skills, counseling and medical care.

Priority goes to entities that have experience in providing shelter (such as group homes, including maternity group homes, host family homes, and supervised apartments) and services — including information and counseling services. The program site is at: http://tinyurl.com/94onawv

Info: https://goo.gl/ovpgZE (NOFA); Office of Grants Management, Katrina Morgan, katrina.morgan@acf.hhs.gov or phone: (202) 401-5127.

About Frank Klimko

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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