McAllister & Quinn provides our clients with a forecast of opportunities available to nonprofits.
Administration for Children and Families (ACF): Street Outreach Program
Overview: The purpose of the Street Outreach Program (SOP) is to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons. These services, targeted in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and providing them access to shelter as well as basic needs, including food, hygiene packages and information on a range of available services.
Expected Number of Awards: 34
Expected Deadline: March 22, 2021
Link to Forecast: Website
Administration for Children and Families (ACF): Basic Center Grant
Overview: The purpose of the Basic Center Program (BCP) is to provide emergency shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice system. BCPs provide youth under 18 years of age with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling, and referrals for health care. BCPs can provide up to 21 days of shelter for youth and seeks to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or to locate appropriate alternative placements. Additional services may include: street-based services; home-based services for families with youth at risk of separation from the family; drug abuse education and prevention services; and at the request of runaway and homeless youth, testing for sexually transmitted diseases.
Expected Number of Awards: 81
Expected Release Date: March 22, 2021
Link to Forecast: Website
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): STOP School Violence Program
Overview: The goal of this program is to address specific areas of concern related to preventing and reducing school violence. The program’s objective is to increase school safety by implementing training and school threat assessments and/or intervention teams to identify school violence risks among students; technological solutions such as anonymous reporting technology that can be implemented as a mobile phone-based app, a hotline, or a website in the applicant’s geographic area to enable students, teachers, faculty, and community members to anonymously identify threats of school violence; or other school safety strategies that assist in preventing violence. This can also include providing specialized training for school officials to respond to mental health crises.
Expected Number of Awards: 150
Expected Release Date: March 2021