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FY 2020 Budget Forms Are Available

The FY 2020 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations.
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Horizon Program Request for Proposals

Release Date: December 21, 2018
Pre-proposal Conference: January 3, 2019 at 2:00pm
Pre-proposal location: 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007
Proposal Due Date Extended to: February 20, 2019 at 2:00pm in HHS Accelerator

DYCD is looking for a nonprofit organization to provide year-round services for youth detained at the Horizon Juvenile Center in Mott Haven, Bronx.  Horizon is a secure juvenile detention facility operated by the Division of Youth and Family Justice (DYFJ) within the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS).  The primary goal of the program will be to provide high quality, engaging activities and supportive relationships that foster social and emotional wellbeing, build life skills, and offer opportunities for youth to explore career pathways that build on their strengths and reflect their interests.

Learn about the Horizon Program Request for Proposals

Advance & Earn Concept Paper Released

Release Date: December 14, 2018

Comments Due: January 14, 2019

In accordance with section 3-16 (j) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will be issuing a Concept Paper for the Advance & Earn Program. Advance &  Earn programs will combine the Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) and Intern & Earn (formerly Young Adult Internship Program [YAIP]) to offer a continuum of services from literacy instruction through advanced training and job placement or college enrollment supported by comprehensive support services tailored to individual needs.
The intent of the Advance & Earn program is to provide opportunity youth at any skill level—from fourth-grade reading through possession of an HSE or high school diploma or even some college credits—with the tools needed to gain skills as they move along a continuum of services. The final goal for each participant is attainment of employment in a job with career opportunities or enrollment in post-secondary education or advanced training.  
We encourage those interested in this program to please comment at  by January 14, 2019.  Please enter “Advance & Earn” in the subject line. Comments received will assist with developing a request for proposals, which will be released through the HHS Accelerator system. 
Learn more about the Advance & Earn program and download Concept Paper

FY 2019 Discretionary Contracts

DYCD and other City agencies administer Discretionary contract funds. Discretionary funds are funds that non-profit, community-based social service providers use to meet the needs of local communities. The funds are allocated by the Members of the New York City Council.
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