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 Tony Grampsas Youth Services Program is requesting applications for the next three-year funding cycle to begin July 1, 2014.
Completed applications must be submitted via email by 4:00 pm Mountain Time on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The review process will occur throughout early 2014, and funding decisions will be announced in the Spring of 2014.
Further details and instructions are provided in the Request for Application document posted below. Questions regarding the Request for Application (RFA) should be submitted via the TGYS Question Submission Form also posted below. They will be responded to weekly and posted on this website throughout the Question & Answer period (November 8, 2013 - December 13, 2013.)
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 2011-12 Fiscal Year Annual Report:
COMING SOON: Check back here for the TGYS 2012-13 Annual Report!
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