HHS – Administration for Children and Families – Street Outreach Program – FY 2019

ESTIMATED SYNOPSIS POST DATE: February 27, 2019

ESTIMATED APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Description:

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau announces the availability of funds under the Street Outreach Program (SOP). The purpose of 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 goal of the SOP is to increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks. These services, which are provided in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and to provide them access to shelter and services which include: outreach, gateway services, screening and assessment, harm reduction, access to emergency shelter, crisis stabilization, drop-in centers, which can be optional, and linkages/referrals to services. The award process for FY2019 SOP allows for annual awards over a three-year project period, as funds are available.

Funding Title: Street Outreach Program

Agency Name: HHS, Administration for Children and Families

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Not in the currently released forecast.

Target Population: 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.

Expected Number of Awards: 52

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  Yes

How to Apply:   Information will be released when the synopsis is posted (projected for February 27, 2019).

Current Closing Date for Applications: *Estimated*April 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $7,736,225

Award Ceiling: $150,000

Award Floor:   $90,000

Eligible Applicants: 

  • Special district governments
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • City or township governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
  • 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
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants include public and non-profit private agencies and coordinated networks of such entities. For-profit organizations are not eligible. Private institutions of higher education must be non-profit entities. In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this announcement, priority will be given to public and nonprofit private agencies that have experience in providing services to 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. 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 Announcement:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309781

Contact Information:    

Applicants may obtain additional information regarding business, administrative, or fiscal issues related to this funding opportunity announcement by contacting:

Oluwatoyin Akintoye

Administration for Children and Families
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Family and Youth Services Bureau, Headquarters
330 C Street, SW
Switzer Building, Third Floor, Room 3618c
Washington, DC 20201

Phone: (202) 205-7745
Fax: (202) 401-7038
oluwatoyin.akintoye@acf.hhs.gov

Applicants may need assistance when working online to submit their application forms electronically. Applicants should always obtain a case number when calling for support. For assistance with submitting the application in Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov 24 hours a day, seven days a week, excluding Federal holidays at:

Grants.gov Contact Center Telephone: 1-800-518-4726 (International Callers, please dial 606-545-5035) E-mail: support@grants.gov

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Categories: Children, Education Organizations, Federal Government, Government Organizations, Health Care, HHS, Homeless, Juvenile, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Protection and Advocacy, Sexual Assault, Subgrant Possibilities, Substance Use Disorder

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