(Washington, DC) – The Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) released a Request for Applications (RFA) for entities to management and oversight of the subgrantees under the Community Programming Initiative.
DYRS will award one grantee for fiscal year 21 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) to implement and manage the delivery of innovative, impactful, activities to include: community-based activities, achievement center-based services, and one-to-one mentorship opportunities.
Selected applicant is expected to manage and oversee programs with DYRS facilities, communities in which youth will be returning, and local offices that support youth and families. Potential services that subgrantees may perform include: 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, multidisciplinary arts activities, and community engagement.
The full text of the Request for Applications – and eligibility information – along with the link for Philantrack, can be found on the DYRS website at https://dyrs.dc.gov/page/current-funding-opportunities. All applications must be submitted through the Philantrack system.
All applications are expected to be in alignment with the DYRS vision – to provide the nation’s best continuum of care for court-involved youth and their families through a wide range of programs that emphasize individual strengths, personal accountability, public safety, skill development, family involvement, and community support.
For questions or comments about the announcement, consult the DYRS website or write to [email protected].
The deadline for application submissions is Monday July 13, 2020, at 4:30 pm.