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Youth in Minneapolis Afterschool Programs RFA


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General Information

The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) seeks to award $50,000 from the City of Minneapolis to qualified organizations to support quality youth development approaches during the summer of 2023. Review the full RFA for details.

Key Dates
RFA Released March 6, 2023
RFA Information Session* 10:00am on March 7, 2023 (Central)
Applications Due By Noon on April 6, 2023 (Central)
Application Review April 7-21, 2023
YCB Board approves funding decisions May 10, 2023
Applicants Notified of Funding Decisions May 10, 2023
Funding Begins May 15, 2023

*RFA Information Session is NOT mandatory. 

Please download a copy of the full RFA and/or Budget Template by clicking on the icons below. Usage of the Budget Template is optional and it will need to be converted to a PDF in order to be uploaded to our Survey Monkey application. 

If you missed our RFA info session on 3/7, you can watch a recording and download a copy of our PowerPoint slide deck below.

Start your online application by clicking HERE.

Our application deadline is April 6, 2023. Responses are saved when you click the "Next" or "Done" button on each page of the application; responses don’t automatically save as each question is answered. Once you submit the application, you can go back to make edits as long as you’re using the same device, and it’s before the April 6, 2023 Noon deadline. On the right we have provided a MS Word version of the RFA so you can draft your application before entering the official online submission process. 

Key Contacts:

  • Program/Project Questions: Rachel Oberg-Hauser |
  • Technical Questions: Min Lee |

More Information

The Minneapolis City Council allocated $50,000 from the City of Minneapolis 2023 budget to the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) to support summer youth development programs and activities. The Youth in Minneapolis Afterschool Programs (YMAP) Summer Fund intends to invest in qualified organizations to support quality youth development approaches to address educational disparities exacerbated by COVID-19 in disproportionately affected communities during summer 2023. Proposed projects or programs can be focused on helping children and youth to re-engage, recover, and accelerate learning and development after the severe disruptions caused by the pandemic. This RFA is a one-time summer contract starting May 15, 2023 through December 31, 2023. Applicants may request funding amounts between $10,000-$20,000. Existing, expanded, and new activities will all be considered. Eligible applicants must have a 501(c)(3) status or have a 501(c)(3) fiscal agent. Thank you for considering this funding opportunity. 

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