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.
The next funding cycle for the Tony Grampsas Youth Services Program begins July 1, 2014. The Request for Application for this funding cycle is now closed. Funding decisions and announcements will be made later this spring.
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:
*NEW!* Click on the following link for the TGYS 2012-13 Fiscal Year Annual Report:
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