Funding Opportunity Alert: Basic Center Program

TeenGirlsThe 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. FYSB’s 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.

Overview:

Funder: Administration for Children & Families
Program: Basic Center Program
Summary: The purpose 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.
Eligibility: State, County, City or township governments; Nonprofits; For profit organizations; Private, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education; Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities; Special district governments; Small businesses; Native American tribal organizations; Independent school districts
Estimated funds: $14,935,695
Number of awards: 102
Deadline: Jul. 5, 2016
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