The Tony Grampsas Youth Services (TGYS) Program is a statutory program providing funding to local organizations that work with youth and their families through programs designed to prevent youth crime and violence, and child abuse and neglect. TGYS is defined and guided by Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) 26-6.8-101 through 106. Follow this link to read the statute and learn more about TGYS: Colorado Revised Statutes.
TGYS operates on a three-year grant cycle. The current grant cycle started on July 1, 2014 and goes through June 30, 2017. TGYS expects the next Request for Applications to be released in the fall of 2016.
Thank you to the many worthwhile and important programs that submitted applications in the latest Request for Applications. The process was very competitive and we appreciate all of your hard work and commitment to serving the children, youth, and families of Colorado. Click on the following link to learn more about the results and to see the list of the 2014-17 TGYS Grantees: 2014-17 Award Announcement
TGYS runs on a three-year funding cycle, and is currently in year three of the cycle. Funds for the 2013-14 fiscal year are allocated to TGYS from Master Tobacco Settlement Dollars and the State of Colorado General Fund. This year, TGYS will provide funding to 56 lead agencies, supporting over 130 local community organizations through multi-agency and intermediary-agency partnerships.
Click on the following link for descriptions of current TGYS Grantee Programs:
Click on the following link for the TGYS 2012-13 Fiscal Year Annual Report:
Click on the following link for a list of the TGYS Board Members:
The teens at Girls Inc create a Public Service Announcement, watch it here:
Visit the VIPrevention Network website for more information on Violence and Injury Prevention trainings going on across the state at: http://vipreventionnetworkco.com/p/trainings.html