HHS – National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (2014)

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

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).

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

Program Office Contact:  Elaine Stedt Phone: (888) 203-6161 Email: CB@grantreview.org

Office of Grants Management Contact:  Robin Bunch Phone: (888) 203-6161 Email: CB@grantreview.org

Categories: Children, Domestic Violence, Education Organizations, Family, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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