The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) supports organizations and communities that work every day to put an end to youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence.
Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program is accepting applications for the Basic Center Program (BCP).
The purpose of the BCP is to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems.
This funding opportunity is a 36-month project with three 12-month budget periods.
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CY-1121Additional Information of Eligibility:
In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this Funding Opportunity Announcement, priority will be given to private entities that have experience in providing shelter and services to runaway, homeless and street youth as required by the RHY Act.
Per Runaway and Homeless Youth Act section 311, for profit organizations are not eligible.
Private institutions of higher education must be non-profit entities.
In addition to both public and nonprofit private entities, a combination of such entities can receive grants per section 311(a)(1) of the RHY Act.
§ 5711(a)(1)) Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.
Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations.
Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Date Posted:
2016-05-05Application Due Date: