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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children & Families (ACYF/FYSB): Call for Applications for Street Outreach Program (SOP) – United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 14, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on June 28, 2020
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The U.S. 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 reduce the risk of youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence.

FYSB works toward a future in which all of the nation’s youth, individuals, and families – no matter what challenges they may face – can live healthy, productive, violence-free lives.

FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program is accepting applications for the Street Outreach Program (SOP).
The purpose of the SOP is to provide prevention and intervention services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at-risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking in persons.

The Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program’s Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons. These services, targeted in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and providing them access to shelter as well as basic needs, including food, hygiene packages and information on a range of available services.

Eligibility
Public (state and local) and private non-profit entities (including faith-based and community organizations) and coordinated networks of such entities, are eligible to apply for a RHY Program grant unless they are part of the juvenile justice system.

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Goal: Provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who are 21 years of age and younger and who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking; and to build relationships between street outreach workers and runaway, homeless, and street youth to move youth into stable housing and prepare them for independence.

Vision: Prevent the sexual abuse, human trafficking, or exploitation of young people living on the streets or in unstable housing.

Average Projected Award Amount: US$100,000 Per Budget Period.

Length of Project Period: 36-month project period with three 12-month budget periods.

Anticipated Project Start Date: September 30, 2020.

Closing Date for Applications: June 29, 2020, no later than 11:59 p.m. ET

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321438

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 14
May 14

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

JULITON
May 19
May 19

Well explained, like ever, thanks

Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 19
May 19

Welcome!

Jill Langhus
May 15
May 15

Sounds good, Ana. Thanks!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 19
May 19

Welcome!

Jill Langhus
May 20
May 20

:-)