DECEMBER 1, 2023
GREENE COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2023-2024 FUNDING
The Greene County Youth Bureau is a division of the Greene County Department of Human Services that funds and assists in both the development and implementation of programs and services for children and young people under the age of 21. The major responsibilities of the Youth Bureau include advocacy and the funding of programs aimed at improving & enhancing the welfare of Greene County youth and families. The Greene County Youth Bureau is funded in part by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services, the Greene County Legislature and donations.
Proposals are requested by the Greene County Youth Bureau funding for youth programs sponsored by any 501(c)(3) (Non-profit tax-exempt charitable organization per IRS). Programs must serve Greene County youth as outlined in the instructions, The funding available in this Request for Proposals (RFP) is for programs that operate between October 1, 2023, and September 30, 2024. The full RFP and forms required for the 2023-2024 period are available on http://greenegovernment.com/departments/human- services/youth-resources.
Questions and technical support are available to all potential applicants. Please contact Maureen Murphy, GCDHS Office Manager, (518) 719-3555 or email@example.com for assistance.
Proposals should be submitted to the Department of Human Services by March 15, 2024. Funding awards will be made starting May 1, 2024.
New for this period (October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024), there will be 3 distinct avenues of funding: Youth Development Programs, Youth Sports & Education Funding, and Youth Team Sports Allocation Funding.
- Youth Development Programs (YDP) – Programs and initiatives that enable youth to build on their strengths; provide opportunities for youth to gain important life skills and core competencies, and that allow youth to have meaningful roles in their communities; initiatives that benefit young people in their homes and neighborhoods, in schools, as well as in foster care and residential
- Youth Sports & Education (YSEF) – Funded programs that provide a variety of sports for a broad range of youth; encourages a wide and flexible definition of sports that includes organized activities with movement, including physical fitness activities including but not limited to yoga, hiking, dance, and active outdoors pursuits.
- Youth Team Sports Allocation (YTS) – Provide awards to support youth team sports programs; intended to provide support to local team sports programs across New York state in communities where such programs may be Unlike YSEF, YTS has a sole focus on team sports. For the purposes of YTS, a “team sport” is defined as an organized physical activity in which groups of two or more individuals are in competition with two or more opposing individuals. Sporting activities where individuals engage in competition on behalf of an organized group (such as singles tennis, team golf, or racing sports such as swimming or skiing) are included in this definition.