Name of Foundation: D.C. Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation
Location: Washington, D.C.
Contact info: www.cyitc.org Phone: (202) 347-4441
Coverage Area: Washington, D.C.
Subject Area: Children and Youth, Education, Out of School Time
Assets: $2.8 million (2009)
Last Year Total Giving: $22.6 million.
In a nutshell: The trust was created in 1999 by a group of concerned stakeholders including young people, parents, caregivers, service providers, community leaders, school officials, corporate partners, foundations and federal and district government officials. They sought to improve services delivered to children and youth in the DC area, focusing on out of school hours.
The trust receives support from, and works in close partnership with, many local government agencies such as the Mayor’s office, Office of the State Superintendent of Education, the D.C. Department of Health and the City Council. It received $8 million over three years, starting in 2006, to help build the city’s array of after-school program options.
DC Opportunity Scholarship Program
Citywide Coordinating Council for Youth
DC Youth Link
School-Year & Summer Programs
Project My Time
Effective Youth Development
How to Apply: The Trust releases periodic Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for targeted grant-making initiatives and does not accept applications for funding outside of the RFP process. Click here to view current RFP’s.
Recent News and Grant making:
CYITC Notices of Funding Availability for 2013:
Information Technology in Juvenile Justice
Hospitality Skills Training for Juvenile Offenders