HHS – Transitional Living Program (2021) *Forecasted*

To Be Posted: March 21, 2021

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program (TLP). The Purpose of FYSB’s TLP grant program is to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren). Projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months and provide comprehensive services that support the transition of homeless youth to self-sufficiency and stable, independent living. Through the provision of shelter and an array of comprehensive services, TLP youth will realize improvements in four core outcome areas (i.e., safe and stable housing, education/employment, permanent connections, and social and emotional well-being).

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 Grant information

Funding Title: Transitional Living Program

Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2021-ACF-ACYF-CX-1905

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid.

Target Population: Housing

Expected Number of Awards: 48

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  Yes

Estimated Total Program Funding: $11,975,863

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Current Closing Date for Applications: by May 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov listing

Contact Information: Chris Holloway
(202) 205-9564, Christopher.Holloway@acf.hhs.gov



Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Education Organizations, Government Organizations, Human Trafficking, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations

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