Family and Youth Services Bureau Applicant Toolkit

We have created this toolkit to help you write a strong application in response to the FSBY grant announcements.

End Homelessness

The Dibble Institute’s programs have been successfully used to help support and transition homeless youth and young parents to self-sufficiency and sustainable living with engaging and effective interventions.

By utilizing Love Notes (Classic), an evidence-based relationship skills program, you will be addressing several key grant requirements for empowering young people to:

  1. Create strong social supports,Love Notes Instructor's Manual Cover v2.1
  2. Develop relationship capacity,
  3. Build permanent connections,
  4. Improve social and emotional well being,
  5. Prevent and/or decrease risky behaviors,
  6. Become better parents (MHG), and
  7. Learn life and employability skills.

Mind Matters Journal

In addition, Dibble’s newest program Mind Matters – Overcoming Adversity

and Building Resilience will give you the tools and confidence to implement a

trauma informed approach as well as to respond appropriately to the individual needs of traumatized youth, prevent re-traumatization, reduce the stress of

young parents, and help ensure the well-being of children.

We are happy to help you craft a strong application with:

  • Relationship skills logic models
  • Program training and professional development in core competencies
  • Annual and five year budget forecasting
  • Signing a third party agreement or letter of support

For a complimentary online curriculum review copy of any of our materials or other support in writing your grant, please contact:

Dixie Zittlow  |  Director of Outreach.

920-664-6066  |

Also, check out our webinar, “Empowering Disconnected Youth with the Protective Factors of Healthy Relationship Education”, to learn more!