Thursday, July 06, 2006

ACF Grant Opportunities

ACF Grant Opportunities: "Department of Health & Human Services
Administration for Children and Families

Program Office:


Office of Family Assistance

Funding Opportunity Title:


Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Community Access Program

Announcement Type:


Initial

Funding Opportunity Number:


HHS-2006-ACF-OFA-FR-0144

CFDA Number:


93.086

Due Date For Letter of Intent:


06/15/2006

Due Date for Applications:


07/17/2006

Executive Summary:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), announces the availability of competitive grant funds to support the Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Community Access (FCA) Program. These grants (in the form of cooperative agreements) are for innovative, well-designed projects that promote the objectives of the ACF Fatherhood Initiative.

The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Public Law (P.L.) 109-170) amends Title IV, Section 403(a)(2)(C) of the Social Security Act (42.U.S.C. 603(a)(2)) to authorize competitive grants for States, Territories, Indian Tribes, Tribal organizations and Public and Non-Profit Community Entities, including faith-based organizations, to develop and implement projects that support any of the three authorized activity areas: Healthy Marriage, Responsible Parenting, and Economic Stability. The context for these activities is to create an environment that contributes to the well-being of children.


I. FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Legislative Authority

The Administration for Children and Families, (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), announces the availability of competitive grant funds to support the Fatherhood Community Access (FCA) Program. These grants (in the form of cooperative agreements) are for innovative, well-designed projects that promote the objectives of the ACF Fatherhood Initiative.

The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (P.L. 109-170) amends Title IV, Section 403(a)(2)(C) of the Social Security Act (42.U.S.C. 603(a)(2)) to authorize competitive grants for States, Territories, Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Public and Non-Profit Community Entities, including faith-based organizations, to develop and implement projects that support any of the following three authorized activity areas:"

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