FYSB and HUD Grant Funding: Grant Preview and Critique

Writing a successful federal grant is a big investment. It takes a lot of time and a lot of skill, especially given the sharp increase in competition for federal money. If you want or need to write your grant yourself, you can nonetheless benefit from the advice of consultants who have vast experience with Request for Proposals (RFPs) issued by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Youth Catalytics will review your application against grant requirements and scoring criteria, helping you boost your chances of success and avoid the common errors that doom many applications from the start.

What We Do

  • Confer with your staff early in the process to evaluate your competitiveness for the grant in question
  • Work with your grantwriter to establish a timeline that allows us to review your draft and provide feedback well in advance of submission
  • Advise your grantwriter on all aspects of the grant application, including format, organization, approach and evaluation
  • Alert you to areas of potential weakness and suggest remedies