2021-22 Homeless Youth Emergency Services and Housing (YE) Program RFP

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Closed (31 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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The purpose of the YE Program is to establish or expand access to a range of housing options that meet the needs of youth experiencing homelessness, and to provide crisis intervention and stabilization services so that the immediate crises these youth face can be resolved and they can focus on their futures.


Up to 12 NGOs will be funded (only one agency per county). Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Clara Counties are mandated by statute to receive funding under this program. However, the agencies that previously received funding for the YE Program are not guaranteed to be awarded funding. All agencies applying from these counties who meet eligibility criteria will be considered for funding.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

Applicants must be non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a history of serving youth experiencing homelessness.

Applicants must submit a letter, on official letterhead, signed by the Official Designee, certifying the Applicant has at least three years of experience providing emergency, short-term service to youth experiencing homelessness.

Eligible Geographies:

All California Counties.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
01/01/22 - 12/31/26

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
1 – 12
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$2,250,000 – $5,000,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Nicole Kriger, 1-916-845-8264, Nicole.Kriger@caloes.ca.gov