HHS Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Legal Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Center

Description:       The Office of Community Services (OCS) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will support one three-year cooperative agreement for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Legal Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Center.

The core functions of this cooperative agreement will be to support enhanced state, regional and national T/TA to strengthen and expand the capacity and ability of Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and other CSBG-eligible entities to deal with legal issues, especially those dealing with the financial management and governance of their agencies funded under CSBG. This cooperative agreement will support the implementation of ongoing T/TA to help CSBG-eligible entities address legal issues.

Funding Title:    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Legal Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Center

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Office of Community Services

Funding Instrument Type:     Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid:    Yes

Target Population:    States and local communities

Expected Number of Awards:    1

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     All applicants must have a DUNS number (www.dnb.com), be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM, www.sam.gov), and maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete, and should a grant be made, throughout the life of the award.

Current Closing Date for Applications:    07/15/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $300,000

Award Ceiling:    $300,000

Award Floor:    $300,000

Eligible Applicants:

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

Eligible applicants are CSBG-eligible entities or statewide or local organizations or associations with demonstrated expertise in providing training on methods of effectively addressing the needs of low-income families and communities

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:    

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:    http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-OCS-ET-0820_1.htm

Contact Information:

Program Office Contact

Seth Hassett

Administration for Children and Families

Office of Community Services

Division of State Assistance

OCS Operation Center

9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 301

Largo, MD 20774

Phone: (855) 792-6551

Email: OCSgrants@acf.hhs.gov

Office of Grants Management Contact

Katrina Morgan

Administration for Children and Families

Office of Community Services

Office of Grants Mangement

OCS Operation Center

9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 301

Largo, MD 20774

Phone: (855) 792-6551

Email: OCSgrants@acf.hhs.gov

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Categories: Express Language for Legal Aid, Financial, HHS, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities

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