Teen REACH (Responsiblity, Education, Achievement, Caring, and Hope) (24-444-80-1411)


FY24 Continuation Application CSFA #444-80-1411
Refer to the Continuation Application for Due Date

  1. Program Description
    Teen REACH (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring and Hope) is a comprehensive youth development initiative that provides after school program services to at-risk youth between the ages of 6 and 17. Teen REACH programs are open 240 days a year during the high risk critical after-school hours. The core services provided include; Improving Academic Performance; Life Skills Education; Parental Involvement; Recreation, Sports, and Cultural/Artistic Activities; Positive Adult Mentors and Service Learning Activities.
  2. FY24 Continuation Application
    Current Providers will receive a continuation application packet via email. Providers may request additional copies of the continuation application by sending an email to DHS.YouthServicesInfo@illinois.gov.
    1. This continuation application is for Fiscal Year 2024 funding for Teen REACH (CSFA #444-80-1411)
      1. Eligibility is limited to current Teen REACH providers funded under CSFA# 23-444-80-1411-01.
      2. Each applicant must be registered in the Illinois GATA Grantee Portal and must continue to be GATA Pre-Qualified.
      3. Applicant organizations must complete the FY24 ICQ before an award can be made. (Accessed through the Grantee Portal.) If the FY24 ICQ is not available in the Grantee Portal prior to the application due date, grantees should submit their application without the ICQ and will be notified when it becomes available.
      4. Applicant organizations must submit a complete FY24 Application Packet by the due date listed in the continuation application to DHS.YouthServicesInfo@illinois.gov. Include "CSFA# 444-80-1411-01" on the subject line.
    2. A complete application packet includes:
      1. Uniform Application for Grant Assistance (pdf)
      2. Application Summary Page and Program Narrative UPDATE
      3. FY24 Budget must be entered into CSA by application due date
    3. The Office of Community and Positive Youth Development reserves the right to request additional information from the applicant to assist in FY24 funding and programmatic decisions.