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Youth Council Institute

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

This Request for Proposal (RFP) process is being used to contract for the development of the California Youth Council Institute using Workforce Investment Act funding. The Institute will support Youth Councils and local educational agencies in the development of integrated systems of youth services which utilize services available through California's public schools grades K-16, and various federal, state and local funded programs.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Public agencies, private non-profit corporations and private for-profit businesses may submit proposals in response to this RFP. The applicant must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California. Experience developing and providing technical assistance and training. Experience building and sustaining replication of education reform and workforce development initiatives throughout the state, beyond one or two regions. Experience developing supportive relationships with state and federal level agencies, organizations and programs.
Other Eligibility Considerations Experience building strong relationships and providing targeted services to adult schools, regional occupational centers/programs, occupational training programs, community organizations and school-to-career partnerships throughout California. Demonstrated leadership to leverage this work to create cost efficiencies, accelerated start-up and program enhancements in relation to the implementation of initiatives like or similar to WIA. Is currently appropriately staffed to immediately launch the effort as a major component of its initiatives.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Workforce Investment Act
Source / Type Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2001-02
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4130 / 8590
Total Available $400,000
Recipient Amount Up to $400,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available March 28, 2001
Due Date May 9, 2001
Expected Notification Date May 16, 2001

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other A letter of Intent to apply is due by April 18, 2001. Questions must be faxed or e-mailed by April 18, 2001. This RFP is designed to award an initial contract with a single competitor for approximately $400,000. The $400,000 has been budgeted by the CDE for the start up phase of this project June 1, 2001 thru June 30, 2002. An additional budget of $300,000 is anticipated by the CDE for ongoing technical assistance between July 1, 2002 and June 20, 2003, but is dependent on the future availability of this funding.


Program John Merris-Coots, 916-319-0461,
Fiscal John Merris-Coots, 916-319-0461,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-4437 (phone), 916-322-1757 (fax)
Last Modified: September 16, 2005

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