Ed Day, Rockland County Executive


Sept. 30, 2016

Contact: Jane Lerner, Director of Strategic Communications
Office of the County Executive (845) 638-5645

Marianne McCarney-Haesche (845) 638-5166 (Youth)

Grants Available through Rockland Youth Bureau

Interested Nonprofit Agencies Must Submit a Concept Paper

NEW CITY, NY — County Executive Ed Day today announced that the Rockland County Youth Bureau will be in initiating its Request For Proposal (RFP) process for all not-for profit and municipal agencies who wish to apply for 2017 Youth Development Program (YDP) funding.

The Youth Bureau administers NYS Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) YDP funding to promote positive youth development, increase youth develop0mental assets and decrease juvenile delinquency.

TO APPLY: The Youth Bureau will be accepting emailed Concept Papers thru 3:00 p.m. on Thursday October 13th. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

 Non-profit and municipal agencies can only apply for programs that provide direct services to young people 0-21 years of age. Each Concept Paper will be reviewed by the Allocations Committee of the Youth Bureau Board of Directors. Notification will be made no later than November 3rd to those agencies that will be asked to submit a full RFP.

To request a Concept Paper Outline and Filing Instructions please contact Gabriella Marano at (845) 638-5378 or by email at

The Rockland County Youth Bureau is committed to its continued advocacy on behalf of the children, youth and families of Rockland County and to the support of those agencies that provide invaluable services to our residents.
For more information, please contact Marianne McCarney-Haesche at (845) 638-5166 or