Runaway and Homeless Youth Capacity Building for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Questioning Youth Populations

The summary for the Runaway and Homeless Youth Capacity Building for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Questioning Youth Populations 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 ACYF FYSB, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Runaway and Homeless Youth Capacity Building for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Questioning Youth Populations: The purpose of this grant is to build capacity of Transitional Living Programs (TLPs) to serve youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) who are experiencing homelessness and who are disproportionately affected by homelessness than their heterosexual counterparts. Through this demonstration grant, FYSB is solidifying its commitment to improving access to culturally and linguistically appropriate services for LGBTQ homeless youth. The intent of this targeted 3-year cooperative agreement is to support the development or strengthen efforts for addressing the needs of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. Efforts may include identifying innovative LGBTQ specific intervention strategies, determining culturally appropriate screening and assessment tools, learning of services and systems of support that respond to the needs of the LGBTQ youth, pinpointing the gaps in services, and better understanding the needs of LGBTQ youth served by RHY agencies. The successful applicant will be expected to: Establish an Advisory Committee, Enhance the community building process, Attend the annual RHY training conference, Conduct a comprehensive literature review, Conduct a needs assessment, Identify experts and resources, and evidence-based or promising practices/interventions for LGBTQ homeless youth, Identify reliable and valid screening and assessment tools for this population, Identify research and critical issues, gaps in services, and training needs, Provide recommendations and develop strategies to address the unique needs of homeless LGBTQ youth, and Develop a dissemination plan and develop products (e.g., findings brief, resource manual, fact sheets) for disseminating key findings and lessons learned to various stakeholder audiences.
Federal Grant Title: Runaway and Homeless Youth Capacity Building for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Questioning Youth Populations
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families ACYF FYSB
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-CX-0638
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.550
CFDA Descriptions: Transitional Living for Homeless Youth
Current Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2013
Posted Date: Jun 14, 2013
Creation Date: Jun 14, 2013
Archive Date: Sep 12, 2013
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this FOA, priority will be given to entities that have demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience in working with LGBTQ runaway, homeless, and street youth. 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. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Grant Announcement Contact
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