YOUTH BUREAU ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF YOUTH SPORTS AND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIY FUNDING
The Chemung County Youth Bureau is seeking applicants to provide sports programs and/or physical fitness activities to underserved children ages 6-17 via local nonprofit organizations. Chemung County has $28,554 to allocate to local programs operating October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024.
Funds can be used to cover:
Coaches/instructors/direct service staff/mentors
Educational programming costs
Facility/field and/or space cost
Maximum of 15% of funds for administrative/overhead costs
Programs Eligible must meet the following criteria:
Provide structured sports activities for youth ages 6-17.
Serve youth in New York State.
Demonstrate basic competency in the areas of governance, monitoring and evaluation, partnership, and ﬁnancial stewardship.
Have a child protection policy in place that includes adherence to local city, agency, school district, and state child protection guidelines.
Collect registration data, including participant demographic information as required by OCFS in such a fashion as to be able to accurately report anonymized aggregate data.
Organizations and activities not eligible for funding are the following:
For-profit organizations or businesses
Private foundations, as defined in section 509(a) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code
Organizations that discriminate based on the age, ethnicity/race, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or other disability, national origin or any protected characteristic under local, state and/or federal law
Research or project planning activities
Support for elite or private sports camps, programs, or teams
Endowments, memorials, budget deficits, or fundraising activities
Religious organizations whose sports programs do not have a secular and community focus
Lobbying, political, or fraternal activities
Capital projects Empty heading
Applications and related documents can be found here: