2022-2023 PCE CRD Funds RFP Announcement

2022-2023 PCE CRD Funds RFP Announcement

The New Jersey Children’s System of Care (CSOC) has provided PCE access to limited funds designated for one time use by community organizations to promote and develop new, additional, and/or unique resources addressing an unmet or under-served need in Essex County.

A maximum total of $68,678.46 is available to fund one or more projects. Funding is to be used for expansion or creation of resources available to the youth and their families of Essex County that are experiencing emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual, and substance use needs. All projects that result in the expansion or creation of community-based resources will be considered with  preference given to those programs that address needs related to:

Arts and Recreational Support Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Children under 10 years old

Youth Ages 18-21 years old

LGBTQ Community

Bilingual Services

Substance use and Recovery services

This funding solicitation reflects current needs of youth served by Essex County’s Children’s System of Care and the NJ Children’s System of Care Community Resource Development (CRD) funding guidelines. Collaborative applications that maximize the impact of these limited funds are encouraged as well as projects that include family participation. The overall goal of this RFP is to develop and/or increase the availability of resources to Essex County youth and their families; and to increase positive outcomes for youth experiencing emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual, and substance use needs. All awards are contingent on the sufficiency and availability of CSOC funding.

Final decisions regarding grant awards will be at the discretion of the CSOC.

For more information, please see attached. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to reach out to Opal Montes, Community Outreach Coordinator at [email protected]