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2023-2024 State Youth Development Program (YDP) Youth Bureau Grant Funded Application


Applications are closed. Please check back Fall 2024!


What is YDP?

YDP is funding for Youth Development Programs such as dance, excursions to see Broadway shows, sporting events, youth recreation, theater, etc,

What are the YDP timeframes?

The YDP timeframes are as follows:

Press release                                                                                             9/25

9/22 new applications/new funding source meeting                        10/10

Applications due                                                                                       10/24

Applications to board committee                                                          10/31

Full YB board meeting for approval                                                      11/7                                                

Full and executive Legislature                                                               11/16

Notification of allocations                                                                      12/1

Please use OCFS Form 5001 to apply for this funding. Thank you.


When you assemble your finished application, it will include (see below for clickable links):

  • OCFS-5001, Individual Program Application—Program Information
  • OCFS-5002, Agency-Program Profile
  • OCFS-5003, Individual Program Application—Program Summary/Program Components

The program summary should include the following points.

  1. Target population
  2. Participant outcomes
  3. Program design and schedule of operations
  4. Monitoring
  5. Evaluation
  6. Program staff, both paid and volunteer
  7. Agency mission and past accomplishments

Please submit your completed application electronically to by October 24, 2023.


  1. Click HERE for Individual Program Application  (OCFS-5001)
  2. Click HERE for Agency Program Profile   (OCFS-5002)
  3. Click HERE for Individual Program Application - Program Summary-Program Components (OCFS-5003)