RFP Released to Provide 2017 Summer Primetime Funding

Modified: March 31, 2017 10:42am

Request for Proposal (RFP) #1703VF, to provide 2017 Summer Primetime Grant Applications, in conjunction with the Erie County Youth Bureau, has been released, effective February 14, 2017. 

Erie County and the Erie County Youth Bureau are currently seeking proposals from qualified agencies interested in providing Summer Primetime Programming to at-risk youth ages 5 to 20 and residing in Erie County. The purpose of the RFP is to present interested parties with information to prepare and submit a proposal to provide these services. All applicants, including agencies currently under contract with the Erie County Department of Social Services to provide these Youth Development Services, must participate in this selection process in order to be considered for continued funding.

A maximum award of $10,000 is potentially available per funding request for local, not-for-profit agencies and local youth bureaus to provide community programming. A maximum award of $5,000 is potentially available per funding request for programming provided in the Secure Youth Detention Facility located at 810 East Ferry St., Buffalo, NY 14211. Agencies and local youth bureaus may apply for one community-based program and one Detention-based program each.

Proposals are due by the close of business on March 14, 2017. Submissions are to be directed to:

Erie County Youth Bureau

810 East Ferry St.

Buffalo, NY 14211


Click Here to view the RFP. To view the Microsoft Word document of the program proposal associated with the RFP, Click Here. To access the NY Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) coding document required for completion as part of the RFP process, Click Here.

For more information on the Erie County Youth Bureau, Click Here

Click Here to view the Erie County Youth Bureau's Community Needs Assessment survey, a document intended to provide the Youth Bureau with data and community input that will help to guide and inform decision-making and the types of youth programs that will be prioritized in the near future.