Update on the Fund for Children, Youth and Families


The Fund for the Children, Youth and Families was established to invest in the betterment of underserved children, youth, and families across the greater Washington region. Specifically to invest in organizations achieving significant impact providing services and programming across the following program areas:

  • • Stable Homes Stable Families
  • • Foster Care and Adoption
  • • Academic and Career Success

The Greater Washington Community Foundation is administering the Fund for Children, Youth, and Families.

The Fund for Children, Youth, and Families’ inaugural funding cycle awarded $1.97 million in grants to 46 organizations addressing the FFCYF program areas.  To view a listing of the 2016 FFCYF grantees and press release click HERE.

Proposal Guidelines, application materials, and timeline for the 2017 Fund for Children, Youth, and Families Grant Cycle are available at www.fund4cyf.org/apply/.

To receive information regarding the Fund for Children, Youth, and Families please continue to visit www.fund4cyf.org and sign-up for the distribution list, by providing your information via the ‘Sign-up E-mail List’ below.

Questions or comments regarding the Fund for Children, Youth, and Families can be directed to Alicia Reid, Community Investment Officer at areid@thecommunityfoundation.org.

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