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.
The 2013 All Grantee Meeting will take place on Thursday, November 21 from 9am to 12pm at St. Mary's Cathedral Event Center, 1111 Gough Street in San Francisco.
Click here to RSVP.
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.
- Training and Capacity Building Page
- Expanded Learning Collaborative Website
- DCYF Quality Initiative Calendar of Trainings for OST K-8, YWD and Specialized Teen Grantees
- DCYF Quality Initiative TA Providers Webinar
- Original webinar took place on September 30, 2013
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:
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: