Funder: New York State Department of Health
Due Date: December 20, 2017
Solicitation Profile: The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is issuing this Request for Applications (RFA) to announce the availability of approximately $3.5 million annually to implement the Successfully Transitioning Youth to Adolescence (STYA) initiative as described in this RFA. Funds will be awarded to 20-25 community-based projects throughout New York State communities, which bear the greatest burden of adolescent childbearing. The Successfully Transitioning Youth to Adolescence (STYA) Initiative, will support the implementation of program models that incorporate mentoring, counseling and supervised activities provided by adults for preteen youth ages 9 to 12, including those in foster care, to ease their transition into young adulthood.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION PLEASE NOTE: ***MATCHING FUNDS REQUIRED***
For the STYA initiative, the applicant may request an annual award amount between $100,000 to $300,000. The requested amount represents the State Share of no more than 4/7th of the projects’ total cost and the applicant must demonstrate the ability to fund at least 3/7th of the project’s total cost (refer to the RFA, Section II. D.).