Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Funding Opportunity ID: 298156
Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CX-1352
Opportunity Title: Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Income Security and Social Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.550
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
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
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The Secretary is authorized to make grants to provide technical assistance to pubic and nonprofit private entities and coordinate networks of such entities to establish and operate transitional living youth projects for homeless youth. For profit organizations are not eligible. Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities. In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this FOA, priority will be given to applicants who have experience in providing to homeless youth shelter and services as required by the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA). 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.
Agency Code: HHS-ACF-FYSB
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB
Posted Date: Feb 14, 2018
Close Date: Apr 05, 2018 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date: Feb 14, 2018
Award Ceiling: $283,322
Award Floor: $100,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $17,786,711
Expected Number of Awards: 63
Description: 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) and Maternity Group Home (MGH). THE PURPOSE of FYSB’s TLP and MGH grant programs are 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). Both projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for 18 months. Under extenuating circumstances, shelter stay can be extended to 21 months with comprehensive services that supports 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.) GRANTS AWARDED under this announcement will have a start date of May 1, 2018 and the project period will be 41 months. The initial award will be for 17 months and run from May 1, 2018 through September 29, 2019. Applicants should not request more than $241,660 for the initial award. In addition to the initial 17 month award, the 41 month project period will include two 12-month non-competing continuation awards of not more than $200,000 each. The total 41 month project period should not exceed $641,660.
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