Save the Dates for the 2018 National RHY Grantees Training

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC) are pleased to announce the 2018 National Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Grantees Training will be held in Austin, Texas from October 31st through November 2nd. Registration for the national training and hotel are scheduled to open on June 4th.

The training will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 31st and conclude at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2nd. There will be opportunities to attend additional institute trainings preceding the national training on Tuesday afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Organizations receiving FYSB RHY funding are eligible for a stipend of up to $600 to assist with travel and hotel expenses.  All grantees are directed to send an organizational representative per their funding agreement.


Call for Presenters

FYSB, RHYTTAC, and the 2018 National RHY Grantees Training planning committee, invite you to submit a workshop proposal for this year's National Grantees Training. More than 30 workshop trainings of 90-minute duration will be available to all RHY program staff levels.  RHYTTAC is seeking relevant topics that will be of most benefit to a wide variety of grantees. The deadline for submitting proposals is May 25, 2018.

Your willingness to share your experience and expertise with fellow grantees is appreciated. Please share this call for presenters with your colleagues in the field, especially those who you believe would be valuable additions to the training experience.  If you have any questions about workshop presentations or proposals, please contact Kim Frierson at 502.635.3660, [email protected], or Mark Wolf at 865.684.4580, [email protected].

Click here to view the criteria and instructions for submitting a proposal.

Click here to submit your proposal.


Call for Posters

FYSB, RHYTTAC, and the 2018 National RHY Grantees Training planning committee also invite you to submit a Poster Session Presentation application for consideration at this year’s national training.

The Poster Session will highlight quality, innovative, and relevant programming in a poster display format. Each selected agency will be provided a tri-fold poster board to display on an exhibit table during the national training. The Poster Session provides the opportunity for RHY grantees to share promising and best-practices from their programs in a format that encourages informal sharing of experience, expertise, and lessons learned. 

The deadline for submitting a Poster Session application is May 25, 2018.

Click here to view the criteria for submitting an application.

Click here to submit your application.

If you have any questions about the Poster Session Presentation or your application, please contact April Carthorn, [email protected], or Mark Wolf, [email protected]. You may also call 865.684.4580.