Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18

The summary for the Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18 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 Families ACYF FYSB, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18: The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families' (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces a 24 month demonstration project period to implement, enhance, and/or support a framework or model to promote the effective transition from homeless youth to self-sufficient young adults. The target populations are LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16 to 21 and young adults who have left foster care after the age of 18 up to age 21, but may need alternative housing and services. Based on an assessment of community needs, prospective applicants may choose which population to serve or serve both.
Federal Grant Title: Transitional Living Program Special Population Demonstration Project: LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth and Young Adults Who Have Left Foster Care After Age 18
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children Families ACYF FYSB
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-LG-1185
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 323364
CFDA Descriptions: Transitional Living for Homeless Youth
Current Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Original Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Posted Date: Jun 2, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 2, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 31, 2016
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $625,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
Special district governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Small businesses
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
State governments
City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
In accordance with Section 343 of the Runaway Homeless Youth Act, the Secretary may make grants to States, localities, and private entities (and combinations of such entities). In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this Funding Opportunity Annoucement, priority will be given to applicants who have experience working with runaway and homeless youth as required by the RHY Act. Additionally, ACF ensures that the applicants selected represent diverse geographic regions of the United States. 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-LG-1185
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Desk app_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk

Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSB 202-690-7110
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