Funding

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Improving Child Welfare Through Investing in Family

$500,000

deadline:

06/29/21

Description

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to award (5) cooperative agreements to implement and evaluate practices and interventions that: provide an array of kinship preparation services and on-going kinship supports based on a comprehensive review of local and national data on challenges and successes, improving permanency and well-being outcomes for families with children in kinship care; and promote co-parenting/shared parenting principles that build trusting relationships between caregivers and parents to ensure parents remain actively involved in normal child-rearing activities (including relative/kinship caregivers and non-related resource families). These demonstration grants will secure strong partnerships needed for effective and efficient selection of practices and interventions, program implementation, and evaluation activities. The grants will also meaningfully engage parents, relatives, kin caregivers, youth, foster parents and alumni of foster care ...

Eligibility

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.