2021-22 Unserved/Underserved Child and Youth Advocacy (XY) Program RFP

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Closed (36 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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The XY Program is to provide advocacy and support services to unserved/underserved child and youth victims of crime. This can be accomplished by maintaining and/or enhancing the existing efforts to commit staff time to specifically address the needs of the identified child and youth victim population, hiring staff that reflects that population, training staff on the cultural norms of the population, and/or increasing outreach efforts.


To be eligible to receive funds, the Applicant must be a non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides services to child and youth victims who are under the age of 18.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

Must be a non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides services to child and youth victims who are under the age of 18.

Receive a minimum of 50% of available points on the Rating Sheet.

Must be registered in the federal System for Award Management (SAM) and have an expiration date that is at least eight weeks after the Application due date.

NGOs must be registered with the California Department of Justice’s Registry of Charitable Trusts.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Applicants may request a partial or full match waiver (match waiver requests are not considered during the Proposal Rating process).

To request a match waiver, Applicants must submit the VOCA Match Waiver Request form (Attachment A) with their proposal. All sections of the form must be completed. Answers to questions 9 through 11 must be specific and unique to the Applicant and Program.

Important Dates

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

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
Expected number of awards 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.
Estimated amount per award 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.
$0 – $194,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
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.
  • Federal
Funding Method: 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:
Elizabeth Pollard, Program Specialist, 1-916-845-8997, Elizabeth.Pollard@caloes.ca.gov

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