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Get Your Free Tickets to Shine SF!

Get Your Free Tickets to Shine SF!

Come find out what afterschool programs are all about from the youth who are in them at the first annual Shine SF Showcase! Learn more

Learn More About DCYF!

Learn More About DCYF!

DCYF funds programs for ages 0-24 in every neighborhood in San Francisco. Find out more about what we do and how we do it! Learn more

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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Between Ages 16-24? Sign Up NOW for the Summer Jobs+ Youth Resource Fair!

SF residents ages 16-24: jumpstart your summer job search at the annual Summer Jobs+ Youth Resource Fair! Practice interviewing, get your resume reviewed, and interview on the spot with local employers! The fair is free but registration is required. Do it now!

Notice of Funding Available: Beacon Center at Willie L. Brown Middle School

DCYF is releasing this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for a new Beacon Center at Willie L. Brown Middle School Through this NOFA, DCYF seeks to identify a community based organization with a track record of providing high quality afterschool programming and working effectively within a school setting to generate positive outcomes for students and their families.

Youth Empowerment Fund Mini-Grant Application is Now Available!

The latest YEF Mini-Grant application for youth-led & youth-initiated projects is now available!Grants in the amount of $5,000-$10,000 are available for projects taking place between July and December 2015. Applications will be accepted from March 30 through April 10.

Community News

SF Youth Commission Accepting Applications for 2015-2016 Youth Commissioners

The SF Youth Commission is looking for young people ages 12-23 living in San Francisco to help advise the Mayor and Board of Supervisors on how to help the City's young people thrive. The 2015-2016 term begins in late August. Applications are open now until April 20, 2015!

MYEEP Accepting Applications for Summer Session

Youth between ages 14-17 who are residents of San Francisco are encouraged to apply for the Mayor's Youth Employment & Education Program (MYEEP) 2015 Summer job training and internship program! Applications are due by April 10.

SF YouthWorks Accepting Applications for Summer Session

San Francisco high school juniors and seniors: apply now to be a paid(!) intern in a City government office via the SF YouthWorks program! Applications are due by April 17 at 5pm.

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