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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Youthbuild Program, Fiscal Year 1999

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD.


Notice of funding awards.


In accordance with section 102 (a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for the Youthbuild Program. This announcement contains the names of the awardees and the amounts of the awards made available by HUD.

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Mr. Donner Buchet, Director, Community and Economic Development Services, Office of Community Planning and Development, 451 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708-2290 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing-and speech-impaired persons may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-877-8339. For general information on this and other HUD programs, call Community Connections at 1-800-998-9999 or visit the HUD Website at

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The Youthbuild Program was enacted in 1992 and is authorized under Subtitle D of title IV of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing (the Act), as added by section 164 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (Pub. L. 102-550, 106 Stat. 3723, 42 U.S.C. 12899. The competition was announced in the SuperNOFA published in the Federal Register on February 26, 1999. Applications were rated and selected for funding on the basis of selection criteria contained in that Notice.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for this program is 14.243.Start Printed Page 4618

The Youthbuild Program is designed to provide disadvantaged young adults with education, employment, and leadership skills. Youthbuild provides funding to local private and public non-profit agencies, State or local housing agencies or authorities, State or local units of general local government, or any entity eligible to provide education and employment training under other Federal employment training programs, as further defined in HUD regulation 24 CFR 585.4. With HUD and other private and public funds, eligible agencies and organizations assist disadvantaged young adults between the ages of 16-24 years in completing their high school education, and provide them with construction and leadership skills to further their opportunities for gainful employment.

A total of $39,789,726 was awarded to 88 projects nationwide. In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987. 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the grantees and amounts of the awards in Appendix A to this document.

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Dated: January 18, 2000.

Cardell Cooper,

Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.

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Appendix A_FY 1999 Youthbuild Competitive Grants

State and cityGrantApplicant
Birmingham300,000Birmingham Health Care for the Homeless.
Mobile300,000Mobile Housing Board.
Arizona: West Memphis350,000Mid-South Community College.
Guadalupe399,950Town of Guadalupe.
Phoenix650,000City of Phoenix.
Fresno400,000Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission.
Gardena650,000Century Center for Economic Opportunity (CCEO).
Los Angeles650,000Youth Employment Systems, Inc.
Los Angeles650,000Pacific Asian Consortium In Employment.
Menlo Park299,990Opportunities Industrialization Center West, Inc.
Richmond400,000City of Richmond.
Riverside300,000Ujima (People Helping People) Inc.
Sacramento650,000Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency.
San Francisco300,000Asian Neighborhood Design, Inc.
San Francisco400,000San Francisco Conservation Corps.
Santa Rosa400,000Sonoma County People for Economic Opportunity.
Sun Valley650,000Community Partnership Development Corporation.
Venice400,000Venice Community Housing Corporation.
Colorado: Ignacio336,285Southern Ute Community Action Programs, Inc.
Hartford650,000Co-Opportunity, Inc.
New Britain400,000New Britain.
District Columbia:
Washington399,890Latin American Youth Center.
Washington400,000Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc.
Washington650,000ARCH Training Center, Inc.
Clearwater400,000Career Options of Pinellas, Inc.
Gainesville400,000Gainesville Housing Authority.
Miami300,000YWCA of Greater Miami & Dade Co.
Georgia: Marietta299,985Cobb Housing, Inc.
Hawaii: Honolulu350,000City & County of Honolulu.
Idaho: Nampa193,756Nampa Community Based Development Organization.
Bloomington400,000YouthBuild McLean County.
East Saint Louis300,000Emerson Park Development Corporation.
Rockford650,000Comprehensive Community Solutions, Inc.
Indiana: Gary400,000Tree of Life Community Development Corp. & Care Cent.
Kentucky: Lexington300,000Comm. Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon.
Louisiana: Houma650,000Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government.
Brockton400,000Old Colony Y Services Corporation.
Cambridge395,485Just A Start Corporation.
New Bedford400,000People Acting in Community Endeavors, Inc.
Roxbury650,000Youthbuild Boston, Inc.
Worcester399,794Mass. Job Training, Inc.
Baltimore400,000The Housing Authority of Baltimore City.
Baltimore650,000Community Building In Partnership, Inc.
Maine: Portland400,000Portland West Neighborhood Planning Council.
Ann Arbor400,000Wastenaw County, Michigan.
Detroit646,083Young Detroit Builders.
Minnesota: Chaska300,000Carver-Scott Educational Cooperative.
Missouri: Saint Louis400,000Housing Authority of St. Louis County.
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Mississippi: Moorhead650,000Mississippi Delta Community College.
North Carolina: Greensboro300,000University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
New Mexico:
Albuquerque400,000Youthbuild New Mexico Coalition, Inc.
Taos400,000Taos County.
New York:
Albany650,000City of Albany.
Bronx399,964South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.
Bronx400,000Corporation for Youth Energy Corps. Inc.
Bronx360,000Banana Kelly Community Improvement Assoc.
Brooklyn299,851Urban Strategies, Inc.
New York400,000YMCA of Greater New York.
New York400,000Episcopal Social Services, Inc.
New York650,000Youth Action Programs & Homes, Inc.
Rochester350,000The Urban League of Rochester, N.Y. Inc.
Troy650,000Commission on Economic Opportunity for Renss. County.
Utica400,000Utica Community Action, Inc.
Dayton400,000Improved Solutions for Urban Systems.
McArthur300,000Vinton Community Commissioners.
Oklahoma City400,000City of Oklahoma City.
Tulsa650,000Housing Authority of the City of Tulsa.
Corvallis395,724Community Services Consortium.
Portland650,000City of Portland, Oregon.
Greensburg650,000Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc.
Philadelphia399,085Impact Services Corporation.
Philadelphia650,000Phila. Youth for Change Charter School.
Pittsburgh650,000Youthbuild Pittsburgh, Inc.
York650,000Crispus Attucks Community Development Corp.
Rhode Island: Providence400,000Providence Plan.
Tennessee: Memphis399,945Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis.
Brownsville400,000Community Development Corp. of Brownsville.
Crosbyton300,000Caprock Community Action Association, Inc.
Harlingen400,000Harlingen Community Development Corporation.
Houston650,000Houston Community College System.
New Waverly398,522Gulf Coast Trades Center.
San Antonio400,000George Gervin Youth Center, Inc.
Virginia: Waynesboro525,417Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Vermont: Burlington400,000King Street Youth Center
Washington: Tacoma300,000Tacoma-Pierce County Employment & Training Consortium.
West Virginia:
Charleston590,000Multi-County Community Action Against Poverty, Inc.
Kincaid650,000Southern Appalachian Labor School.
Morgantown400,000Human Resource Development & Employment, Inc.
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