Department of Children and Youth

Oversight Board Application Now Available!
The Department and Fund for Children and Youth were created in order to provide a sustainable funding stream for youth-serving organizations in Richmond and North Richmond. This will be done by providing grant funding to various organizations serving Richmond and North Richmond youth under the age of 24. The first grants will be distributed by July 2020.

While advancing the development of the Department and Fund, the Department is currently working to establish the 15-person Oversight Board needed to guide the development of a community needs assessment, a strategic investment plan, and allocation of funds for chosen youth-serving organizations.

Please review the following Oversight Board Overview and Guidelines prior to beginning the application:

Oversight Board Overview and Guidelines

Online Application
Paper Application
Fillable PDF
Online Application (Spanish)
Paper Application (Spanish)
Fillable PDF (Spanish)

The Richmond Fund for Children and Youth Oversight Board Application is now available!

 The City of Richmond is seeking 15 Richmond and North Richmond residents to serve on the inaugural Oversight Board for the Richmond Fund for Children and Youth. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older, be able to attend at least 6 meetings per year, and commit to at least 50 hours of involvement. 

By serving on this Board, individuals will help guide funding for youth-serving organizations, thus making a real difference in the lives of children, youth, and families in Richmond and North Richmond. 

To learn more about how you may join the Oversight Board, please visit our Oversight Board page

¡La Solicitud de la Mesa Directiva del Fondo para Niños y Juventud de Richmond ya está disponible!

La Ciudad de Richmond está solicitando a 15 residentes de Richmond y el Norte de Richmond para servir en la Mesa Directiva inaugural para el Fondo para Niños y Juventud de Richmond (Fondo). Solicitantes deben tener 15 años de edad o más, poder asistir al menos 6 reuniones por año, y comprometerse a un mínimo de 50 horas de participación. 

Al servir en esta Mesa Directiva, individuos ayudarán a guiar el financiamiento para organizaciones que ofrecen servicios a la juventud, creando una diferencia real en las vidas de los niños, jóvenes y familias en Richmond y el Norte de Richmond. 

Para obtener más información sobre cómo puede unirse a la Mesa Directiva, visite nuestra página de Mesa Directiva
Oversight Board Application Office Hours

Join us for Oversight Board Application Office Hours!

The Richmond Fund for Children and Youth is excited to announce Oversight Board Application Office Hours!

Department staff will be available at the Richmond Civic Center Computer Lab (450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804) to expand access to the online version of the Oversight Board application. Attendees will be able to work on the Oversight Board application and Department staff will be present to answer any questions that potential applicants may have.
 
The Office Hours will be held during the following dates and times:

  • July 22 from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. and 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
  • August 9 from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
  • August 29 from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. and 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

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