Basic Center Program

The summary for the Basic Center Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Children and Families, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Basic Center Program: 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. 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.
Federal Grant Title: Basic Center Program
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CY-1121
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 321971
CFDA Descriptions: Basic Center Grant
Current Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Original Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Posted Date: May 5, 2016
Creation Date: May 5, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 4, 2016
Total Program Funding: $14,935,695
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 102
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
City or township governments
County governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
State governments
Independent school districts
Additional Information on 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. (42 U.S.C. § 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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CY-1121
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Desk app_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk

Administration for Children and Families 202-690-5840
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