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Youth Bureau Announces Next Round of Grants for Youth Development Projects

OSWEGO – Not –for-profit organizations have until Nov. 7 to apply for grant funds through the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau anticipates that limited funding will be available for youth development grant programs in 2015.

“These state grant funds are allocated annually by the Youth Bureau Board of Directors to not-for-profit agencies,” said Youth Bureau Director Brian Chetney. “The funds are intended to provide positive youth development programs for youth from across Oswego County. The Youth Bureau Board of Directors will carefully consider each proposal to ensure a large cross-section of youth are served from different age groups and geographic areas in Oswego County.”

New applicants must call the youth bureau at 349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451 and request an application package.

New applicants are also encouraged to schedule an appointment with youth bureau staff prior to completing an application, in order to review the application requirements.

For further information, contact Chetney at the Youth Bureau at 349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451.