Oneida County Youth Bureau accepting proposals for programs


The Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations and cities, towns and villages that would like the opportunity to provide youth-oriented programs that offer delinquency prevention, recreation and positive youth development opportunities during 2022, according to a release.

Two categories of funding are available:

• Youth Development Program: Is funding for non-profit agencies and cities, towns and villages that operate a youth development program that provides direct services to youth.

The state will reimburse for qualified expenditures, subject to available appropriations and exclusive of federal funding.

• Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Is funding for non-profit agencies that provide crisis and transitional living services. A 40% agency match is required.

Programs must meet guidelines established by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to be funded.

The guidelines and forms necessary to prepare and submit proposals can be accessed online at

Questions and support should be directed to Karen Pensero-Shanley of the Youth Bureau at 315-798-5027.

Proposals should be sent by email to: by close of business on December 29, 2021.


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