HHS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

Description:       The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to establish by cooperative agreement a National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (The Center). The Center will be the primary provider of training and technical assistance to build the capacity of Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) lead agencies and their partners. The key focus is on building the capacity to effectively implement the requirements of the program and support evidence-informed and evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs and activities. It will facilitate lead agency efforts in the planning and development of a network of interdisciplinary community-based programs and activities designed to strengthen and support families to prevent child abuse and neglect. It will also promote stronger linkages with the child welfare and other child and family systems.

Funding Title:    National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

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

Funding Instrument Type:     Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid:    No

Target Population:    The target population of the grantee should include communities in which there are a number of children in out-of-home placements or who are at risk of being placed in an out-of-home placement due to the substantial impact of substance abuse.

Expected Number of Awards:    4

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    Grantees are required to meet a non-federal share of the project cost, in accordance with Section 437(f)(6) of the Social Security Act.

How to Apply:     Each applicant applying electronically via www.grants.gov is required to upload only two electronic files, excluding Standard Forms and OMB-approved forms.

Current Closing Date for Applications:   06/09/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding:           $2,400,000

Award Ceiling:    $600,000

Award Floor:    $500,000

Eligible Applicants:

State, city, county, or township governments

Indian tribes or tribal organizations

Public agencies; private agencies or organizations

Private or public institutions of higher education

Non-profits having 501(c)(3) status with the IRS (other than institutions of higher   education)

Small businesses

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     Awards issued under this announcement are subject to the uniform  administrative requirements and cost principles of 45 CFR Part 74 (Awards And Sub-awards To Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals, Other Nonprofit Organizations, And Commercial Organizations) or 45 CFR Part 92 (Grants And Cooperative Agreements To State, Local, And Tribal Governments).

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:   http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CZ-0799_0.pdf

Contact Information:

Program Office Contact

Elaine Stedt

Children’s Bureau

CB Operations Center

c/o LCG, Inc.

1400 Key Blvd, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (888) 203-6161

Email: CB@grantreview.org


Office of Grants Management Contact

Robin Bunch

Administration for Children and Families

Office of Grants Management, Division of Discretionary Grants

CB Operations Center

c/o LCG, Inc.

1400 Key Blvd, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (888) 203-6161

Email: CB@grantreview.org


Categories: Children, Domestic Violence, Education Organizations, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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