Grantee & CBO Requirements
DCYF expects all funded organizations to strive for High-quality Standards in every program. DCYF also requires grantees to attend All Grantee Meetings, regular opportunities for funded organization directors and staff to meet each other, share best practices, and discusses methods of cooperating to meet their share goal to serve the children and youth of this city.
Fiscal Requirements & Resources
All grantees are regularly monitored through the use of an online Contract Management System and through annual program and fiscal site visits to ensure compliance to their contract requirements. Below are a set of Fiscal Documents and useful information to help Grantees:
Program Observation Tools
Below are a set of Program Observation Tools based on youth development principles used within the Department by our Program Officers to assess program quality and practices:
All Grantee Meeting Schedule
DCYF convenes mandatory meetings for its grantees several times a year. These Grantee gatherings are only open to representatives of DCYF-funded organizations and invited guests. Click here to view a list of ALL Grantee meetings.
Handouts from 2013-2016 RFP Executive Director and Fiscal Manager Meeting (May 14, 2013)
Contract Management System (CMS)
In 1997, DCYF unveiled an internet-based online reporting and data management system known as the Contract Management System (CMS). All grantee work plans, budgets, and invoices are entered into the CMS. The CMS helps Program Officers identify contract compliance of individual funded organizations. DCYF was the first San Francisco city department to implement the CMS; other city departments are now following suit by establishing online reporting systems:
Other CBO Resources
The Department also supports key innovative initiatives and provides additional Resources and Support to our Grantees and CBOs: