2021 Request for Proposal

The Madison County Youth Bureau is now accepting funding proposals from community-based non-profit organizations, public agencies and Madison County municipalities to provide services to the youth of Madison County during 2021 utilizing Madison County Youth Bureau funds for year-long programs, January through December. Eligible programs must provide community-level services designed to promote positive youth development and respond to locally identified youth needs in Madison County.  Applicants should reference the Youth Bureau’s Teen Assessment Project Survey Report to review current youth data as well as the RFP Program Guidelines and Appendices to reference parameters of funding and expectations.  

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Youth Development Program funds for seasonal programs will not be released at this time.  A separate funding announcement will be provided in 2021.  Applications for OCFS funds must be for summer and fall programming that run July through December 2021.  

Limited year-long funds are available and must be used for the delivery of services throughout the year beginning January 1st and ending December 31st, 2021. Eligible programs must be outcome based and provide quantifiable and verifiable indicators by which program performance will be measured. All programs seeking funding must track outcome measures for the service, opportunity and support the program is addressing. 

Proposals for year-long funding must be submitted to the Madison County Youth Bureau by 12:00 p.m., Monday, November 9th, 2020.  No proposals received after this date/time will be considered.  Instructions and the electronic proposal are available at the Madison County website under the Youth Bureau webpage at https://www.madisoncounty.ny.gov/2341/2021-Request-for-Proposal.

All those interested in submitted a proposal must contact the Youth Bureau Director, Tina Louis, (315) 366-2574, tina.louis@madisoncounty.ny.gov, by 12:00 p.m., October 30th.  All questions should be directed by e-mail to tina.louis@madisoncounty.ny.gov. Answers to questions raised will be posted to the Youth Bureau webpage by November 2, 2020.

2021 Request for Proposal Form

2021 Madison County Youth Bureau Youth Development Program RFP Guidelines

2021 Madison County Youth Bureau RFP budget page