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:
Workplan Instructions for 2013-2016
Visit this page to access CMS workplan instructions for funding cycle 2013-2016.
The FAQ document below summarizes Questions and Responses from the Grantee Workplan Clinics that took place in May 2013. The document is organized by General questions that apply to all 2013-16 Workplans, followed by Strategy-specific Workplan questions:
CMS Workplan FAQs
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.
The 2014 All Grantee Meeting will take place in either October or November. Notifications will be posted as the event nears.
Handouts from 2013-2016 RFP Executive Director and Fiscal Manager Meeting (May 14, 2013)
Handouts from ExCEL Strategy Clinic (May 21, 2013).
Training and Capacity Building
DCYF is committed to improving program quality and driving better outcomes for program participants. Training and capacity building services promote and embed the knowledge, experience, and tools developed by DCYF and our collaborators.
Contract Management System (CMS)
DCYF was the first San Francisco city department to implement a Contract Management System (CMS). All grantee work plans, budgets, and invoices are entered into the CMS, helping DCYF's Program Officers identify grantees' compliance with their contracts.
DCYF Quality Standards
Standards are practices or essential elements of operation that are widely recognized as leading to program excellence and positive outcomes for recipients. They provide a foundation for program quality and a benchmark for professionalism in the service delivered.
Other CBO Resources
The Department also supports key innovative initiatives and provides additional Resources and Support to our Grantees and CBOs: