Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Grants

The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) distributes state and federal funds each year. Public and private sector organizations that address one or more of the issues identified by GOYFF can apply for these funds. Grants are then awarded through a formal application process.

2018 CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION GRANT

Open Date: March 26, 2018

Close Date: April 23, 2018

The Child Abuse Prevention License Plate Donation Grant is a partnership between the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, the Arizona Community Foundation and The Arizona Republic. A request for grant application (RFGA) concerning the 2018 Child Abuse Prevention Grant has been released and is now available through the Arizona Community Foundation at https://www.azfoundation.org/GrantsLoans/CurrentGrantOpportunities.aspx. Access to the solicitation requires an Arizona Community Foundation account creation and lon-in registration, free of charge to users.

For technical assistance, contact Competitive Grants Management Team at grants@azfoundation.org or 602-682-1400. 

 

AmeriCorps State Grant Program

RFGA #: AC-VSG- 18-090118- 00

Open Date: March 29, 2018

Close Date: May 10, 2018

A Request for Grant Application (RFGA) Solicitation concerning the AmeriCorps State Grant Program, RFGA No. AC-VSG- 18-090118-00 has been released and is now available on the State of Arizona’s eCivis grant management system at https://gn.ecivis.com/GO/gn_redir/T/1gobjw2j5jaz8. Access to solicitation documents requires an eCivis account creation and log-in registration, free of charge to users.

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family invites grant applications from Arizona entities that include school districts and institutions of higher education; local, county, tribal and state government entities; public or private non-profit and/or a community or faith-based organization, including labor organizations; and partnerships and consortia (a fiscal agent must be designated).

The AmeriCorps grants support AmeriCorps members engaged in evidence-based or evidence-informed activities that extend an organization’s ability to meet critical community needs. Grant awarded organizations are responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and management of AmeriCorps members.

Applications will involve use of two different web-based systems, eCivis, the State of Arizona’s web-based system referenced above and an eGrants account, the Corporation for National and Community Service’s web-based system.

If you should have any questions, please contact Sarah Bean at sbean@az.gov.

Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Program

RFGA #: AC-VGF- 18-060118- 00
Open Date: April 13, 2018
Close Date: May 25, 2018

A Request for Grant Application (RFGA) Solicitation concerning the Volunteer Generation Fund Grant
Program, RFGA No. AC-VGF- 18-060118- 00 has been released and is now available on the State of
Arizona’s eCivis grant management system at https://gn.ecivis.com/GO/gn_redir/T/1tltxr8u91ao3. Access to
solicitation documents requires an eCivis account creation and log-in registration, free of charge to
users.

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family invites grant applications from Arizona entities that
include Indian Tribes; Institutions of Higher Education; Local Governments: Nonprofit organizations; and
States.

The Volunteer Generation Fund grants will be used to develop and/or support community-based entities
to recruit, manage, and support volunteers. The grants will support efforts that expand the capacity of
volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage, support and retain individuals to serve in high
quality volunteer assignments.

Applications will involve use of the web-based system, eCivis, the State of Arizona’s web-based
system.

If you should have any questions, please contact Sarah Bean at sbean@az.gov.

Grant Solicitation Notice

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) uses the Arizona State Procurement Office’s ProcureAZ eProcurement system when issuing “Letters of Intent to Issue a Solicitation” for Request for Grant Applications (RFGAs). If interested in receiving an e-mail notification from the ProcureAZ system, it is the sole responsibility of a potential applicant to register in the ProcureAZ system. Applicants should choose the Human Services Commodity Code 952 and select at least two subcategories of service that are the most representative of your organization’s activities. The ProcureAZ notices about GOYFF’s RFGAs are sent to all the categories under 952.

To access ProcureAZ for information and help regarding registration, please visit https://procure.az.gov/bso/. The GOYFF does not maintain or service the ProcureAZ system. 

Applicants may also check this website periodically to view any posted solicitations for funding opportunities.

Grant Information

AmeriCorps State Grant

AmeriCorps provides grants to public and nonprofit organizations who sponsor and participate in service programs across the country. Grants help these groups recruit, train and place AmeriCorps members where they can help communities meet needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.

Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education & Prevention

The Arizona Parents Commission funds programs and initiatives dedicated to enhancing parental involvement and increasing education about the serious risks and public health problems caused by substance abuse.

ASPIRE Program

In September 2013, the U.S. Department of Education awarded the PROMISE Initiative (Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income) to a six state consortium. The consortium, Achieving Success by Promoting Readiness for Education and Employment (ASPIRE). Arizona will recruit and enroll 1, 050 low-income youths with disabilities who are between the ages of 14 and 16 in a program designed to improve their educational and employment outcomes.

Arrest Grant

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, in collaboration with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, is working with local communities throughout Arizona to develop, implement, or enhance sexual assault response teams or similar coordinated community responses to sexual assault.

Child Abuse Prevention License Plate Donation Grant

This program is a partnership between GOYFF and the Arizona Republic Charities and its funding partners. The goal of this program is to raise funds for primary child abuse prevention – stopping child abuse before it occurs. Apply here.

Children’s Justice Act Grant

Promotes proper handling of child abuse cases, particularly cases of child abuse and exploitation, to limit additional trauma to the child.

Corporation for National and Community Service

Initiates activities that strengthen the role of service and volunteering to meet critical community needs in Arizona in areas including literacy, environmental stewardship, housing, social services, and disaster relief.

Juvenile Accountability Block Grant

Provides states and local units of government with funds to encourage the development of juvenile justice policies and procedures, and programs that promotes juvenile accountability for criminal behavior.

Partnership for Success

This program is designed to address two of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities, underage drinking among persons aged 12-20 and prescription drug misuse and abuse among persons aged 12-25.

Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Assistance Program

Coordinates battered immigrant women teams with domestic violence victim service programs to educate and train professionals about the dangers present for immigrants in Arizona. This grant is an effort to raise community awareness about immigrant victimization and to prevent violence.

School Age Grants (Child Care Development Funds)

Provides training and technical assistance for before and after school child care providers

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Grant

Provides funding to the five northern Arizona counties for alcohol and drug misuse and abuse screenings in primary care, hospital, and university settings, brief interventions to address risky use, and referrals to treatment for clients who meet criteria for more intensive treatment services.

State Epidemiological Work Group (SEOW) Grant

Supports the Community Data Project (CDP) and provides training and technical assistance to guide a data-driven decision-making process that utilizes the CDP and other data sources.

STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant

Provides systematic and sustained focus on permanent systems change within our criminal justice system, while simultaneously developing a comprehensive network of domestic violence and sexual assault victim service advocates and programs throughout Arizona communities.

Title II Formula Grant

Provides funds for the creation of programs that support the core requirements of the JJDP Act. Targets areas that are considered significant challenges to the juvenile justice system and focuses on reducing risks and enhancing protective factors to prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system.