2021 Funding

Oswego City-County Youth Bureau 2021 Request for Proposals

For funding, available from:

  • New York State office of Children and Family Services Youth Development Program Grant (YDP)
  • New York State Office of Children and Family Services Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY)
Completed applications are due DECEMBER 1, 2020

 Each form in this packet must be completed in full electronically.  NO HANDWRITTEN FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 In addition to the forms, applications must include the following to be considered: Board of Directors list, containing required information and Fiscal Documents 


The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is pleased to request applications for funding to support programs for Oswego County youth that provide services, opportunities and supports designed to improve youth and community outcomes in the Life Areas outlined by the Touchstones framework.  The 6 Life Areas include: Economic Security; Physical and Emotional Health; Education; Citizenship; Family and Community.  The goals and objectives are related to each other and call for comprehensive strategies to address any single aspect of children and family well-being. 

For 2021 the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau will administer Youth Development (YDP) and Runaway & Homeless Youth (RHY) funding from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services Bureau of Youth Development.

Oswego City-County Youth Bureau grants are awarded to non-profit organizations and Oswego County municipalities that will operate to meet goals identified in the Touchstone Life Areas, and the Oswego County Children and Family Services Plan. 

You may request an application by contacting the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau at 315-349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200 ext 3451 or e-mail tiffany.halstead@oswegocounty.com

 Proposed Timeline

 October 1                                            Request for Proposals Released

 October 16th                                      1-page summaries are due (must be completed in full)

 December 1st                                     Proposals due electronically

 December 4th - 15th                        Program Committee meets as necessary to review proposals and make
                                                                      recommended allocations. Request face to face meetings

 December 16th                                  Program Committee presents Youth Bureau Board of Directors 
                                                                      allocations.  Board votes on allocations.

 January 1st                                           Contract Start Date


NOTE:  At this time no new funds have been allocated from NYSOCFS.  We are basing numbers on 2019 funding.  The Program Committee will be looking at applications and making decisions for 2021. Funding is based on New York State allocation and approval.

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Due October 16, 20201 document

  • One Page Summary.docx
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Due December 1, 20208 documents

  • Agency Profile. OCFS 5002.docx
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  • Budget and Board.docx
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  • Budget Form 2021.docx
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  • Coding Document for OCFS 5003.doc
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  • Individual Program Application. OCFS 5003.docx
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  • Individual Program Application-Program Information. OCFS 5001.docx
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  • Program Budget. OCFS 5005.docx
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