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DYCD’s City-Wide Grants

DYCD’s four city-wide grants account for 63 percent of the agency’s federal grants and have fallen by $39 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation, driven by the decline of WIOA Youth Activities and CDBG. See total city-wide funding trends here.

DYCD’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act  (WIOA) Youth Activities: DYCD’s WIOA grants (85 percent of NYC’s total WIOA funding) have fallen by $39 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. WIOA supports DYCD’s Community Development, In-School Youth, Out-of-School Youth, General Administration and SYEP programs to strengthen the capacity of youth workforce development programs.

DYCD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG): DYCD’s CDBG grants (6 percent of NYC’s total CDBG funding) have fallen by $6 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. CDBG supports DYCD’s program areas such as Adult Literacy, Beacon Community Centers and Community Development to improve the quality of housing and economic opportunity in high-need areas.

DYCD’s Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG): DYCD’s ESG grants (1 percent of NYC’s total ESG funding) have increased by $34 thousand since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. DYCD’s ESG funding supports Runaway and Homeless Youth Program activities by providing urban homeless services.

DYCD’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)DYCD’s TANF grants (1 percent of NYC’s total TANF funding) have increased by $6 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. TANF supports DYCD’s low-income youth through DYCD’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) jobs.