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Who We Are and Who We Serve

Who We Are and Who We Serve

DCYF helps support over 50,000 children and youth, birth to 24, and their families in 450 programs in every San Francisco neighborhood. Learn more

Making San Francisco a Great Place to Grow Up!


Apply to DCYF's 2016-17 STEM Learning Community

Applications are now open for DCYF and Techbridge's fourth annual STEM Learning Community! Community- and school-based after-school programs in San Francisco at the elementary and middle school levels are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by June 24.

DCYF Releases Feedback Results from All Grantee Meeting

In fiscal years 16-17 and 17-18, DCYF will administer a total of $18 million in growth funds from the Children & Youth Fund. On March 23, 2016, DCYF held an All Grantee meeting in order to collect feedback from service providers about allocation of these funds. At the meeting, DCYF grantees discussed the challenges currently faced by their service populations and/or communities, and suggested service solutions DCYF could consider funding in order to address these challenges and improve outcomes for children, youth, and families in the City.

Next Oversight & Advisory Committee Meeting: Monday, June 13

The next meeting of the Children & Youth Fund Oversight & Advisory Committee will take place on Monday, June 13 at 6pm at 1390 Market, Suite 1125. The meetings are open to the public, and we hope to see you there!

Community News

Mayor Lee Announces Additional $72 Million Investment to Support San Francisco Children & Families

Over the next two years the City will contribute and invest $72 million in programs for children, youth and families, representing a 13 percent growth over the next two years compared to FY 2015-16 spending. This includes contributions to the San Francisco Unified School District, Preschool for All, Children and Youth Fund, the Children’s Baseline, and the Transitional Age Youth Baseline to improve educational outcomes and success.

Office Space for Lease at San Francisco LGBT Community Center

The SF LGBT Community Center, located at 1800 Market Street in San Francisco, is undertaking improvements to reconfigure its meeting and community facilities and create affordable space for nonprofit organizations. One 1,800 square foot suite remains available on the 4th floor with high ceilings, abundant natural light, City views and access to a south facing deck and a shared kitchen area.

Bay Area Video Coalition Accepting Applications for Bridges Fellowship

The Summer 2016 Bridges Fellowship consists of an intensive week-long series of workshops and trainings for youth ages 17 to 26. Fellows receive training and support from a team of professionals in the media and tech industries with a focus on social media career opportunities and exposure. A paid internship is included! Applications are due June 17.

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