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How to Apply

The next Request for Proposals for projects in 2025 will be released in mid July 2024. This later date will allow us to incorporate changes made to our rule.
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Gallup YCC crew Pyramid Trail

Albuquerque Sign Language Academy corps members, Summer 2023

Grant Basics

Below are the issues you should consider before applying. Our rule has more detailed information.

  • The project must result in a specific, identifiable project(s) or service(s) that would otherwise not be accomplished with existing funds and does not duplicate routine services or functions.
  • Up to $225,000 may be requested.
  • Your organization is responsible for hiring and supervising YCC corps members.
  • At least five corps members must be hired; one or more corps members may be designated as a leader or traininer.
  • 70% of funds awarded must be allocated to corps member wages (gross wages + employer’s FICA contribution + workers’ comp + unemployment insurance)
  • 30% of funds may be used for training and supplies.
  • 10% of the project time shall be allocated to corps member training.
  • 10% match required (can be in-kind, such as volunteer time, staff time, equipment, etc.)