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Notice of Funding Availability – Service Coalition Development

Per the RFA, the last date to ask questions is seven business days before the application due date. If you are in need of technical assistance submitting your application, please call Philantrack directly at 800-875-2562.

Notice of Funding Availability – Service Coalition Development

Friday, June 28, 2019

DYRS seeks eligible entities to propose innovative enrichment programming and activities to support D.C. court-involved youth and their families. Proposed programming should include one or more of the following at any of the DYRS locations: workforce training, skill-building opportunities, educational support, mental health care, physical health care, behavioral health care, one-to-one mentoring, group counseling, family connectivity and empowerment events, multidisciplinary arts activities, and community engagement, among others. The amount available for the project is approximately $6.5 million across all grantees. Anticipated awards will range from approximately $100,000 to $500,000 per grantee for a one-year period – starting October 1, 2019 – with the possibility to renew for up to three years pending funding availability and grantee performance.

A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download the full RFA from the bottom of this page.

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of Service Coalition RFA” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the DYRS grants management division, located at 450 H Street, NW 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001. To make an appointment, call Kish Rusek at (202) 299-3996 or 202-549-4427 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DYRS at 450 H Street, NW 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001, “Attn: DYRS Grants – Service Coalition RFA” on the outside of the envelope.


The deadline for application submissions is August 5, 2019, at 4:30 pm. All applications must be submitted according to the instructions provided in the RFA. To submit an application, click here.

A pre-application conference will be held at 450 H Street, NW on:

  • Tuesday, July 9, 10:30 am – 12 pm
  • Thursday, July 11, 2 pm – 3:30 pm