The Putnam County Youth Bureau is requesting proposals for youth development programs from municipalities and non-profit, community-based organizations for the fiscal calendar year October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024. Program funding will be awarded in the following categories:
Grants will be awarded to programs that provide direct services designed to improve youth and community outcomes, as outlined in the Life Areas funding priorities of the Putnam County Youth Board. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services’ six Life Areas are: Economic Security; Physical and Emotional Health; Education; Citizenship/Civic Engagement; Family; and Community.
This year, programs will be expected to demonstrate knowledge/trained staff in Positive Youth Development. Programs must serve Putnam County residents up to 21 years of age for calendar year 2023/24. Eligible applicants should be either a county municipality or a 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based organization with a federal identification number and charity registration, operating in Putnam County, with the ability to meet the County’s insurance requirements and have reliable access to email.
Please visit the Youth Bureau website for an application & links to the OCFS forms: https://www.putnamcountyny.com/youth-bureau/ or contact:
Janeen Cunningham at (845) 808-1600 ext. 46120
All grants are due to the Youth Bureau on or before the close of business on September 15, 2023
No late submissions will be accepted.
Applicants should allow for adequate mail delivery time for grants to arrive before the due date or should plan to hand-deliver the grant applications before close of business on 9/15/23.
Funding is made available through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the County of Putnam. The amount of funding will be subject to the availability of annual State appropriations.