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Youth Service Bureau Grant

Youth Advocacy and Programming Grants

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Department of Education

Deadline Date:

05/17/13 4:30 PM


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Grants for at least $14,000 for qualified organizations dedicated to the welfare of Connecticut's youth. Selected organizations will provide assistance and advocacy for youth, including at-risk youth, in a variety of areas including mental health, parenting programs to assist families with teens, development to enable them to become healthy and engaged citizens. There are currently 101 Youth Service Bureaus eligible to apply for funding.

All programs must provide: 
• Recreational activities;
• Individual and group counseling;
• Parent training and family therapy;
• Work placement and employment counseling;
• Alternative and special educational opportunities;
• Outreach programs;
• Teen pregnancy services;
• Suspension/expulsion services;
• Diversion from juvenile justice services;
• Preventive programs including youth pregnancy, youth suicide, violence, alcohol and drug prevention; and
• Programs that develop positive youth involvement.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125357

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

At least $14,000

Term of Contract:

2 years


  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only Youth Service Bureaus which were eligible to receive grants pursuant to this Section for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2007, or which applied for a grant by June 30, 2007, with prior approval of the town’s contribution pursuant to subsection (b) of this Section, shall be eligible for a grant pursuant to this Section for any fiscal year commencing on or after July 1, 2007.

Pre-Application Information:

Matching funds of at least 50% must be provided by municipality.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Phone: (860) 807-2126

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut