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2021-2023 Community Investments Grants


Youth Community Investment Grants (CI)  

Request for Applications (RFA) for the 2021-2023 biennium.

Youth Community Investments RFA Questions and Answers (6/15/2021)

Latest Informational Q & A Meeting (6/04/2021)
All CI Application materials will be:  
  • Submitted through the YDD's SM Apply application web portal (“SM Apply")  
  • Due no later than Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM. 
Those interested in applying for the 2021-2023 Youth Community Investment (CI) Grant should:  

Request for Application and Attachments
Click on links below to access RFA Application and Attachments
RFA for 2021-2023 Youth Community Investment Grant
Addendum 1 (6.07.2021)
Attachment A: Sample Grant Agreement
Attachment B: Sample Application
Attachment C: Sample Applicant Information and Certification Sheet
Attachment D: Budget Template
Attachment E: Regional Map
Attachment F: 2021-2023 Key Data Points
Attachment G: Sample Workplan

Helpful Documents
Timeline Document
Budget Template
2021-2023 YDD Youth Grants Key Data Points Chart
2021-2023 Youth Grant Planning Tool

PreRFA Materials

The Youth Development Division is excited to announce our upcoming 2021-23 Youth Grants Portfolio. Included in this portfolio are six specially designed grant initiatives to aid in supporting youth ages 6 – 24 in their educational and workforce success. Grant funds focus on supporting locally based solutions to remove barriers, provide opportunities, and reduce risk behaviors among youth.

View the latest recorded video session regarding our upcoming grants
  • 2021-2023 RFA Information video presentation 
To view and download the grant information slide deck click the link below. 
For an overview of our different grant opportunities and funding award amounts click the link below.
Not sure which grant to apply for, click the link below. 

For all grant information, links to virtual events, and the latest updates, visit the YDD website at:

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