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The Fund for Children, Youth, and Families invests in the betterment of underserved children, youth, and families across the Greater Washington region (Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC). Funding is available for eligible nonprofit organizations providing programs and activities that are directly related to the following priorities:

  • Stable Homes, Stable Families – The Fund for Children, Youth, and Families invests in organizations that will target families who are homeless and those who are participating in housing-based service programs.
  • Foster Care and Adoption – The Fund for Children, Youth, and Families invests in organizations that will support children in the foster care system in two critical areas: promoting permanency and helping youth leaving the system to achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Academic and Career Success – The Fund for Children, Youth, and Families invests in organizations that will support the closing of academic achievement gaps that exist between students of color, low-income students, and their peers through investments in early childhood education, academic achievement for school-age children, and college preparation and career training.

Award

Applicants may request between $5,000 – $50,000, for general operating or project/program support.

How to Apply

To be considered for funding for the Spring 2020 cycle, applicants must submit proposals via The Community Foundation’s online application system no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020.

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