New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
01/26/16 2:00 PM
Contracts to qualified New York City nonprofits for programs providing K-12 students with the opportunity to explore a single area of interest. Programs must be conducted outside of school hours, may operate during the summer, and can be located in the school or in a center. Programs must be held for at least 150 hours over a 4-week period.
COMPASS Explore will promote positive youth development and leadership through a single-focus activity area. Accordingly, the goals for COMPASS Explore programs are to:
Goal 1: Provide a safe, engaging and supportive environment
Goal 2: Foster leadership, confidence, and resilience
Goal 3: Support exploration of interests, skill-building projects, and creativity
Goal 4: Promote positive relationships with adults and peers and a sense of community
There will be three service options and seven competitions as follows:
Service Option 1: General - Five borough-based competitions
Service Option 2: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth (LGBTQ)
Service Option 3: Special Needs
The annual price per participant for Service Options 1 and 2 is $1,000. For Service Option 3, DYCD does not specify a price per participant. Proposers would justify the number of youth they intend to serve based on the special needs of the youth to be targeted by the program and the planned accommodations.
GrantWatch ID#: 166622
Service option 1: at least 26 contracts. Service option 2: 1 contract. Service option 3: 1 contract.
- For Service Option 1, the total funding request would be based on the requested number of participant slots and the price per participant.
- For Service Options 2 and 3, the total funding request would be $100,000.
It is anticipated that the contract term will be from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019 with option to renew for an additional three years.
New York City
USA: New York City; New York
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