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Our mission is to ensure that families with children are a prominent and valued segment of San Francisco’s social fabric by supporting programs and activities in every San Francisco neighborhood.
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SF Expanded Learning Collaborative Recruiting Citywide Event Site-Based Leadership Team

SFELC is looking for a team of out of school time leaders to help plan and deliver the first ever citywide out of school time student showcase! Individuals from any youth-serving program in San Francisco are invited to apply to be part of our Site-Based Leadership Team. The deadline to apply is Monday, November 3, 5pm.

Youth Empowerment Fund Mini-Grant Applications are Now Open!

YEF Mini-Grants support small-scale projects initiated and led by youth in San Francisco. Grants up to $10,000 are available to fund San Francisco-based projects that support youth leadership and youth's ideas for how to address important community needs. Applications are due by October 31!

Children & Families First Initiative

In July 2014 Mayor Lee and the Board of Supervisors sent the Children & Families Charter Amendment to the November ballot. Read the Amendment, the Legislative Digest, the Ballot Simplification Digest, and the press release about the amendment that was issued by the Mayor's Office.

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Applications Open for SF Non-Profit Displacement Mitigation Program for Arts, Cultural & Social Service Sectors

The Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program provides services to support nonprofits facing permanent displacement to find appropriate and affordable office/program space. These services are targeted for organizations most at-risk of displacement in the next 18 months, or have been displaced since September 30, 2012. Applications due November 14.

SF District Attorney's Office Third Annual Bye Bye Bullying Video Contest Accepting Entries

To recognize Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, the SF DA’s office is hosting their third video contest for students to address cyberbullying and harassment. The purpose of the contest is to encourage youth to discuss cyberbullying more openly and develop solutions to stop cyberbullying. The contest is open to middle and high school students, and entries will be accepted through 11/11/2014. 1st place winners will have an opportunity to appear in an anti-bullying PSA featuring members of the Golden State Warriors organization that will be shown during timeouts and between quarters at future games!

BLING Now Accepting Applications for their Youth-to-Youth Grantmaking Initiative

Have an idea for a project that addresses an inequity that SF youth face? Band together 3-6 young people between ages 13-17 and apply for a BLING grant!

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