The Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is pleased to announce the Project Innovation request for proposals focused on enhancing, expanding and developing programs with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math (STEAM). DFSS anticipates awarding approximately ten organizations up to $50,000. Special consideration will be given to agencies that recruit youth from high schools with high rates of truancy and youth violence and/or programs operating in the following underserved communities:
Programs should serve a minimum of 33 youth in one of the following age groups: 11-13, 14-15 or 16-24. All proposed programs should be both youth driven and youth focused in their design.
Interested applicants are asked to download the complete Request for Proposal (RFP) which includes application, instructions and a program description at the following website: www.cityofchicago.org/fss.
City Of Chicago Department Of Family And Support Services
March 1, 2017
All proposals shall be submitted via the Cyber Grants system to:
Senior Manager of Youth Services
Department of Family and Support Services
1615 W. Chicago Ave, 3rd fl. East
Chicago, Illinois 60622
The application can be accessed at:
Responses Must Be Received No Later Than
March 30, 2017
At 12:00 Noon CST
Proposals must be submitted via on-line application.
A Pre-Proposal Webinar will be held on March 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A link to the completed Webinar will be available on-line after the time and date listed above for those who cannot attend at the live scheduled time.